Park and Recreation Board
The Park and Recreation Board (PARB) meets the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30 AM at City Hall (10722 SE Main St.) The staff person for the Board is JoAnn Herrigel, the Parks and Sustainability Director. Current Board members are:
Mart Hughes (Chair)
Sherri Dow (Vice Chair)
The PARB welcomes visitors at their meetings and encourages the public's comments and ideas regarding recreational facilities in the City. PARB staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-786-7508.
The municipal code describes the PARB's scope to be as follows:
The Park and Recreation Board, consisting of seven members, is established for the purpose of advising and making recommendations to the city council regarding Milwaukie's recreation programs and facilities. The board shall be responsible for, but is not limited to, the following activities:
A. Surveying recreation and leisure time needs through the neighborhood associations and recommending the roles the city should or ought to pursue in meeting such needs;
B. Serving in an advisory capacity to the city council on the location, service areas, siting, standards, class, number and needs for existing and future parks within the community;
C. Identifying desirable future park locations consonant with established plans and standards;
D. Ensuring the development of a master plan for each park site;
E. Exploring the feasibility of meeting community park and recreation needs through consolidating grounds and programs with local schools;
F. Identifying park acquisition and development priorities and recommending methods of financing;
G. Establishing, evaluating and monitoring maintenance standards of city parks and advising council of the status; and
H. Such other activities as the council may assign. (Ord. 1801 § 3 (part), 1996)
If you are interested in serving on the Park and Recreation Board and a vacancy is announced, download an official application (in Microsoft Word or PDF format), complete it and submit it to our City Recorder's office.