Parks and Recreation Committee

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Committee Type: Community Advisory Standing Committee
Created: October 2, 2012
Official Action(s): Resolution No. 12-185
Definition/Purpose: Provide input and recommendations regarding City policies, priorities, and feedback related to the City’s recreation programs, cultural events and activities; public use of parks; development of new parks, and enhancements to existing parks and recreation facilities, as outlined in the Park and Recreation Strategic Plan.
Eligibility of Requirements/Composition: Up to 9 Members.
  • 1 Emery Unified School District Representative
  • 1 Planning Commission Member
  • 1 Elder Community Member (resident aged 50+, or Emeryville Senior Center Member), selected by the Commission on Aging
  • 1 Youth Representative (EUSD Student or Recreation Department Program Participant)
  • 3 Emeryville Residents
  • 1 Dog Owner Resident
  • 1 Business Community Representative
Committee Facts: Committee members shall receive no compensation. However, members may receive reimbursement for actual expenses incidental to carrying out the duties of the office, provided that they have first received specific City Council authorization for, and can verify, the expenditure and its purpose. City of Emeryville elected officials may not serve on this Committee. The City of Emeryville does not specifically prohibit concurrent service on more than one committee, provided, however, that the Government Code prohibition against incompatible offices shall apply. If a request were made to serve on more than one committee, a determination would be made as to whether that service would be allowable.
Term(s): 2 Years (expiring June 30)
*except for Planning Commisioner, whose term is simultaneous with Planning Commission term.
Regular Meeting: Every Two Months
3rd Wednesday of January, March, May, July, September and November
5:30 PM
Recreation Center (4300 San Pablo Avenue, Emeryville)
Vice Chairperson:
Linda Barrera
Brian Carver
Secretary: Pedro Jimenez, Community Services Director
  1. Kairee Tann, Business (2017)
  2. Bill Richards, Dog Owner Resident (2017)
  3. Betsy Cooley, Elder Community Member (2017)
  4. Gail Donaldson, Planning Commission (2017)
  5. Linda Barrera, Resident (2016)
  6. Brian Carver, Resident (2017)
  7. Barbara Inch, Resident (2017)
  8. Vacant, Youth (2017)
  9. Vacant, EUSD Appointee (On-Going)
Other Staff
  • Public Works Director