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Role of the Parks and Recreation Commission

Foster local input on the strategic planning efforts that influence Kent’s parks and recreation system, and provide guidance on the following:

  • Ways to advocate public support, involvement, and funding of Kent parks, facilities, and programs;
  • Opportunities to engage the public in decisions affecting Kent parks, facilities, and programs;
  • Budget recommendations for the acquisition, development, and operation of parks, facilities, and programs;
  • Policy recommendations;
  • Comprehensive parks and trails planning;
  • Priorities for the acquisition of land and/or facilities;
  • Development, design, and operation of parks, facilities, and programs;
  • Capital improvements planning;
  • Rules, regulations, or other restrictions applicable to parks, facilities, and programs;
  • Concessions at park facilities;
  • Contracts, interlocal agreements, and lease agreements regarding parks and recreation activities.
  • Other matters that the mayor or city council, or parks director, may refer to the parks and recreation commission for its consideration and recommendation.

Meeting Schedule

  • Meetings are held fourth Tuesday of each month, 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Centennial Center Conference Room #402, Fourth Floor, 400 W Gowe St.

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Commission Vacancies

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 Zandria Michaud, Co-Chair  Annette Bailes, CFM
 Kristie Duggan  Barry Fretwell
 Randy Furukawa  Ed Keeley
 Todd Minor  Richard Minutoli
 Jennifer Ritchie  Kathleen Roberts
 Annie Sieger  Scott R. Taylor
 Tim Wilson (Alternate)  

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