City of Lakewood announcement.
The City of Lakewood is accepting applications to fill one (1) vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. The position is for a three-year term through September 19, 2025.
DESCRIPTION: The role of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is to:
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is created to assist the City Council in the following areas:
A. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall advise the Mayor, the City Council and City staff or officials administering parks, regarding the general operation and development of all parks and recreational facilities and programs of Lakewood. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall advise and make recommendations regarding: the development of park and/or recreation facilities, programs, long range park planning, needs assessment, program evaluation, acquisition, construction, development, concessions or privileges in parks and/or playgrounds, sports fields, recreation grounds, and/or other municipally owned recreational facilities, including community buildings, and improvements to the same. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall also work with neighborhood groups and ad-hoc committees to formulate recommendations to the City Council.
B. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall recommend rules and regulations for the government, management, operation, supervision, and control of City parks and recreational facilities and programs.
C. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall advise the City Council in connection with parks and recreation issues as may be referred to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board by the City Council which may include, but is not limited to, the following:
2. Recommend to the City Council strategies to enhance awareness of, and interest in, Parks and Recreation facilities and programs of the City, which may be in cooperation with any appropriate private, civic or public agency of the City, county, state or of the federal government;
QUALIFICATIONS: Members shall be residents of the City unless the Council finds that appointment of a non-resident, by virtue of business involvement or expertise, will benefit the Committee and ultimately the City.
ATTENDANCE: Individuals appointed are expected to attend meetings regularly. The Council expects to be informed in the event any Committee, Board or Commission member has three unexcused absences. The Council, may in the event of three unexcused absences, dismiss the individual from service.
EXPECTATIONS: Adhere to City of Lakewood’s Code of Ethics, regular attendance at meetings, mutual respect among members, good listener, and flexible.
MEETING TIMES & LOCATION: Fourth Tuesday monthly, 5:30 p.m.
MEMBERSHIP: Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
TERMS OF OFFICE: One (1) three-year term through September 19, 2025.
APPLICATIONS: Applications are available by clicking here. Applications will be accepted until August 26, 2022 at 5:00 P.M.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Briana Schumacher City Clerk, at (253) 983-7705 or via email at email@example.com.