Parks & Recreation Commission


The  Parks & Recreation Commission serves as an advisory board to City Council to promote an enhanced quality of life by offering a broad range of safe and accessible resources including parks, open space, trails, recreational services and facilities which invite all to Explore, Play, Learn and Preserve.


The Parks & Recreation Commission is committed to identify , advocate and provide high quality and sustainable recreational, open space & cultural amenities for all citizens and visitors while balancing the need to maintain and preserve the resources entrusted to us.

Lane Emerald 2016


Email Commissioners

Ben Berend
Term: 3/31/2022
Trevyn Newpher
Term: 3/31/2023
Brent Demmitt
Term: 3/31/2022
Sam Rush
Term: 3/31/2023
Elizabeth Diamond
Term: 3/31/2022
Calder Young
Term: 3/31/2022
Michelle Geib
Term: 3/31/2023
Alan Koermer (Alternate)
Term: 3/31/2022


Normally the Parks & Recreation Commission meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 5pm. Currently the Parks & Recreation Commission is meeting via ZOOM and the public is welcome to log in. The meeting ID is located on the top of the agenda.   


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.