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Recreation Commission
Meetings
  • 6:30 p.m. (Please note new meeting time)   
  • Third Thursday of each month
  • Dorothy Hart Community Center
    408 Canal Street .
    Fredericksburg, VA 22401

No meeting is scheduled for November as the Volunteer Banquet is held then.

Meeting Schedule

  • January 18, 2018                   
  • February 15, 2018
  • March 15, 2018               
  • April 19, 2018                              
  • May 17, 2018               
  • June 21, 2018
  • July 19, 2018              
  • August 16, 2018        
  • September 20, 2018               
  • October 18, 2018
  • November (TBD) Award Ceremony no meeting              
  • December 13, 2018

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
Most Recent AgendaView All Agendas and Minutes

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 and Recreation 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 and Recreation Department.

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





Contact Us
Jane C. Shelhorse
Director of Parks and Recreation, and Public Facilities
Email

408 Canal St.
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Ph: 540-372-1086

Mr. Brandon McVade, Chairman
Mr. David Dorsey, Vice Chairman
Mr. James Bailey
Mrs. Sharon Null
Ms. Sue Sargeant
Dr. Marcus Tepaske
Mrs. Susan Tyler
City Council Representative:
Dr. Timothy Duffy
School Board Representative:

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