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The Parks & Recreation Commission provides advice to the City Council about major programs, activities, and policies related to parks and recreational activities in the community. In addition, the Commission oversees the implementation of the Parks Master Plan and recommends development of facilities in the City's parks system.


Term of office: 3 years

Russ Allen C6/25/2008Mayor12/31/2020 4th
Jill Van Buren VC1/14/2009Ward 2-a12/31/2020 4th
Will Sheppy1/13/2016Ward 1-a12/31/2021 2nd
Katie Rex1/8/2020Ward 3-a12/31/2021 1st
Matt Wadlington2/26/2020Ward 2-b12/31/2021 1st
Stacie Wyss-Schoenbom1/23/2019Ward 1-b12/31/2022 1st
VacantAPPLYWard 3-b12/31/2022

C = Chair, VC = Vice Chair   Find your council ward

Staff Liaison

Kim Lyddane
Parks & Recreation Director

Upcoming Meetings

December 2, 2020, 6:00pm
Remote Meeting (see agenda for details)

January 6, 2021, 6:00pm
Calapooia Room, City Hall

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Meeting Materials

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