Parks, Equestrian & Community Services Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 pm
  • 3rd Monday every month
  • City Council Chamber

Members

  • Maureen Gebelein
  • Cody Martin
  • Ted Rosenfeldt
  • Carolyn Kahler
  • Shelly Barker
  • Tina Comontofski, Administrative Coordinator and Commission Secretary

Overview

The Parks, Equestrian and Community Services Commission shall undertake and have the following duties, responsibilities, and functions, together with the powers incidental thereto:

  1. To review and make recommendations to the Planning Commission concerning tentative maps with regard to their relationship to the City's Open Space, and Recreation Plans as identified in the Conservation and Open Space, and Parks and Recreation Elements of the General Plan of the City;
  2. To study and make recommendations to the City Council or Planning Commission on proposed amendments to the Conservation and Open Space, and Parks and Recreation Element of the City's General Plan;
  3. To review and make recommendations to the City Council on preservation and/or acquiring additional open space, including identifying areas to be acquired and funding strategies for acquisition;
  4. To make recommendations to the City Council on strategies for how future planning for land use and infrastructure should be accomplished, including funding strategies for future planning and environmental work affecting open space in the City;
  5. To study and make recommendations to the City Council on the management of the City's open space and ways to ensure long-term financial return to maintain and enhance the City's open space;
  6. To review and make recommendations to the Planning Commission concerning tentative maps with regard to their relationship to the City's Parks Programs;
  7. To review and make recommendations to the Planning Commission on capital improvement plans for parks which are developed to implement the Parks and Recreation Element of the City's General Plan;
  8. To study and make recommendations to the Planning Commission on proposed design standards for private and public parks;
  9. To study and make recommendations to the Community Services Department on existing and proposed recreational programs and services for the City's residents, including youth and senior citizens; and
  10. To undertake such other duties as may be assigned by the City Council.

The Parks, Equestrian and Community Services Commission shall consist of a total of five members.

Appointees will serve a term from April 1, 2021, through March 31, 2023.