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Parks and Recreation Commission

Meetings:

The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Lathrop City Hall Council Chambers, located at 390 Towne Center Dr, Lathrop. For meeting information, call (209) 941-7370.

Agendas and Minutes:

Parks & Recreation Commission Agendas & Minutes are available by following this link.

Current Membership:

CommissionersCommission Expires
Romi Bhinder 6/30/2018
Brent Maynor 6/30/2019
Ajit Singh Sandhu 6/30/2019
Deborah Bigham-Sala 6/30/2019
Michele Anderson 6/30/2018

Role:

Interprets and makes policy recommendations regarding community recreation programs to public officials and ensures that recreation programs receive dequate financial and community support. Parks and Recreation Commissioners are required to file an annual Statement of Economic Interests with the City Clerk.

Function:

2.16.090 Duties and responsibilities.
            The parks and recreation commission shall have the following duties and responsibilities:
            A. To act in an advisory capacity to the city council in all matters pertaining to recreation and parks;
            B. Assist in the development of park amenity and field maintenance standards;
            C. Be an advocate for recreational space to meet the current and future needs of the community;
            D. Review of plans for proposed park and recreation facilities to ensure they meet the defined standard;
            E. Foster a culture of community partnership with businesses and local organizations;
            F. Participate in a general overview and evaluation of recreation programming to assist with community needs assessment;
            G. Participate in an annual park and recreation facility tour to assist in identifying areas for improvement;
            H. Annual overview and evaluation of parks and recreation policies, budget, and proposed fees;
            I. Be an active participant and supporter of community special events;
            J. Provide additional assistance to the director of the parks and recreation department as needed. (Ord. 16-354 § 1; Ord. 03-224 § 3; prior code § 32.09)

Staff Liaisons:

Zach Jones
Parks and Recreation Director
(209) 941-7385
zjones@ci.lathrop.ca.us

 


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