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Parks & Recreation Commission

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The Commission advises the City Council on all matters concerning public recreation, including playgrounds, music, and entertainment. The Commission makes recommendations on the annual budget for the Parks and Recreation Department. It also assists in planning recreation programs and accepts donations of money and property subject to the approval of the City Council.

Meetings are held on the first Monday every other month(January, March, May, July, September and November) from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 809 Center St., Santa Cruz, California.

The Commission consists of seven members. Appointments to the Commission are made by the City Council from the qualified electors of the City of Santa Cruz.

Staff Contact:
Tremain Hedden-Jones
323 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA. 95060

Want to contact a Parks & Recreation Commissioner? Please send your request to the staff contact shown above.

Additional Information:

Bylaws of the Parks and Recreation Commission
Meeting Information 
Commission Openings

Signup to receive email notices for future Parks and Recreation Commission meetings; go to eNotifications page and check the Parks & Recreation Commission box.

Accessibility of all online Advisory Body agenda packets, minutes and audio files is now available from any Advisory Body webpage to enable easier public access to posted meeting information. 

Should you have questions please contact City Clerk Administrator Bonnie Bush at (831) 420-5035.

Parks and Recreation Commission Meetings


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