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Parks & Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission advises the City Council on the City's system of parks, playgrounds, recreation centers and facilities, and recreation programs, including community sports, plays, celebrations and other recreation activities.

Commission Information

Meets: 1st Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. (no meeting in July)
  City Hall, Wing Rooms 118/119
Number of Members: 11
Member Term: 4 years
Staff Contact: Teresa Meyer-Calvert, (408) 793-4186

Agendas and Minutes

PRC Agendas  Time  Location Minutes  Meeting Documents
February 7, 2018  5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119  February 7, 2018  Handouts
January 3, 2018   Meeting Cancelled  N/A   N/A
December 6, 2017  5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119
December 6, 2017  Handouts
November 1, 2017  5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119
November 1, 2017  Handouts
October 4, 2017  5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119
October 4, 2017   Handouts
September 6, 2017 5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119
September 6, 2017   Handouts
August 2, 2017  5:30 p.m. Emma Prusch Farm Park, Multicultural Center
647 S King Road, San Jose, CA 95116
August 2, 2017  Handouts
June 7, 2017 5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119 June 7, 2017 Handouts 
May 3, 2017 5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119 May 3, 2017 Handouts
April 5, 2017 5:30 p.m. Los Lagos Golf Course - Club House
2995 Tuers Rd. San Jose, CA 95121
April 5, 2017  See Minutes
March 1, 2017 5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119  March 1, 2017  See Minutes
February 1, 2017 5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119  February 1, 2017  See Minutes
January 4, 2017 5:30 p.m. City Hall W-118/119  January 4, 2017  See Minutes
* Please contact staff if you are unable to find what you are looking for.

Parks Bond Citizen Oversight Committee Update

On May 7, 2013, The City Council consolidated the Parks and Recreation Bond Oversight Committee with the Parks and Recreation Commission. All Parks and Recreation Bond Oversight Committee related business will be agendized to be heard by the combined Parks and Recreation Commission.

The responsibility of the Committee was to oversee that the following language on the ballot measure below was carried out:

San Jose Safe Neighborhood Parks and Recreation Bond

To improve San Jose's neighborhoods parks' safety and expand recreation opportunities for children, families and seniors by: installing lighting; reconstructing deteriorating playgrounds and restrooms; reserving open space; constructing trails; constructing new recreational sports facilities; improving community and senior centers; and constructing improvements to regional parks like Happy Hollow, the City issued $228,030,000 in bonds, at the best rates possible, with guaranteed annual audits, a citizen's oversight committee, and no money for parks administrators' salaries.

Annual Reports and Auditor's Report

 Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting Date  Attachments
 December 5, 2012  Audit Report | Annual Report
 December 4, 2013  Audit Report & Annual Report
 December 3, 2014  Audit Report | Annual Report
 December 2, 2015  Audit Report & Annual Report
 March 1, 2017  Audit Report & Annual Report

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