The Park Advisory Board is an advisory body to the City Council and makes recommendations on all park related concerns and issues. The Board is established by the City's Charter for the purpose of planning, promoting, and maintaining a diverse park system for residents of all ages. The Park Board consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for two-year terms.
Functions of the Board include:
Addressing funding strategies
Conducting public meetings and workshops for citizen involvement in the park planning process
Evaluating and recommending capital improvements for new and existing park facilities
Holding neighborhood meetings
Receiving resident input
Reviewing residential, Commercial, and industrial developments for park dedication