Parks and Recreation Commission


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Kirk Melton, Chairperson

Jade Titus, Vice-Chairperson

Craig Hawkins, City Council Liaison

Wendy Davis, ex-officio, Parks and Recreation Director

Corey King

Sherry Murray

Kevin Jensen

Michael Metcalf

Ashley Squires

Heather Muth

Debra VanEngelen


The duties and purposes of the Parks and Recreation Commission shall be as follows: 

  • Act in an advisory capacity and recommend to the City Council as to the needs for community recreation programs and projects for persons of all ages
  • Advise and recommend to the City Council types of facilities required to accomplish the purposes of a sound and comprehensive recreation program
  • Advise the City Council of the wishes of the public in regard to the public's desires as to parks and recreation requirements and the administration of a sound and comprehensive recreational program
  • Inform and educate the public on already established recreational facilities and programs and to educate the public on the methods of bettering recreational facilities and programs
  • Learn of the desires of the public as to recreation requirements and the needs for additional parks and park facilities
  • Make a complete and comprehensive study of the city's needs for community recreation programs and projects for persons of all ages
  • Solicit the support of and cooperation among the citizens and various organizations of the community in the development, construction and financing of recreation programs and facilities

We're Accepting Applications for Advisory Board Members

For more information on the commission, please view the City Code Title 2, Chapter 4. To apply for a position on the advisory board, please complete this online application