Recreation Commission


Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m. 
  • Meets every other month, on the third Thursday
  • Dorothy Hart Community Center
         408 Canal Street .
         Fredericksburg, VA 22401


Meeting Schedule

January 20, 2022
March 17, 2022
May 19, 2022 Rescheduled to April 27, 2022 at 5 p.m. 
July 21, 2022
September 15, 2022
November 17, 2022

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

This board has nine members, city residency is required.

  • One member shall be a member of the council.
    The council member representative shall serve at the pleasure of the council.
  • One member shall be a senior citizen.
  • One member shall be a school system representative.
  • Remaining eight members shall serve a four-year term, expiring on June 30.

Planning & Supervision

The purpose of the Recreation Commission is to act as liaison between Parks, Recreation and Events Department staff and the community. The Commission provides strategic guidance, reviews and advises department staff on policies, department budget submissions, yearly goals, programming and park needs. Members report and advocate to City Council on behalf of the Parks, Recreation and Events Department.

The purposes and duties of the commission shall be as follows:

  • Act as liaison between Parks, Recreation and Events Department staff and the community.
  • Provide forum for comment by Parks, Recreation and Events Department staff and the community.
  • Advise Parks, Recreation and Events Department on yearly goals, park maintenance and development, park policy, and department budget submissions.
  • Review Parks, Recreation and Events Department programming, park needs, and department financial reports.
  • Report and advocate to City Council on behalf of the Parks, Recreation and Events Department.
  • Provide Strategic Guidance to Parks, Recreation and Events Department.
  • Participate through a representative on all Parks, Recreation and Events Department task forces.