The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board was authorized and approved on Aug. 7, 2012. This newly created board combined the former Recreation and Senior Services advisory boards, and includes one member from the Santa Fe Park Commission.
The Parks & Recreation Board acts as an advisory board to the City Council in matters of oversight, policy and administration relating to City parks to recreation programs and facilities, with the exception of the Santa Fe Parks, for which the Santa Fe Park Commission shall continue to act as the advisory commission to the City Council.
The board generally meets at 3:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday each month in the South Meeting Room of the McNease Convention Center, 501 Rio Concho Drive. Agendas are posted on this website, on the bulletin board in the lobby of City Hall, 72 W. College Ave., and at the Recreation office at Santa Fe Crossing, 702 S. Chadbourne St..
Board members are appointed to two-year terms by members of the City Council. Board members may serve no more than two consecutive full terms.
- Donald Barnhart
- Francis Jelensperger
- Kenneth Dierschke
- Michael Perry
Bitsy Stone (Park Commission representative)
Anyone interested in serving on the board should contact the City Clerk's office on the second floor of City Hall or call 325-657-4405 for more information. For additional information, contact the board liaison, Parks and Recreation Director Carl White at 325-657-4450.