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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:  Melrose Hurley, (408) 793-4186

Agendas and Minutes

PRC Agendas Time Location Minutes Meeting Documents
2020        
January 1, 2020   Meeting Cancelled N/A N/A
2019         
December 4, 2019  5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119 December 4, 2019  Handouts
November 6, 2019 5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119 November 6, 2019 Handouts 
October 2, 2019  5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119 October 2, 2019   Handouts 
September 4, 2019 5:30 PM 

Rose Garden Branch Library, Community Room

1580 Naglee Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128

September 4, 2019  Handouts 
August 14, 2019    Meeting Cancelled  N/A  N/A 
August 7, 2019    Meeting Cancelled  N/A N/A 
June 5, 2019  5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119  June 5, 2019  Handouts 
May 1, 2019   5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119  May 1, 2019  Handouts 
April 3, 2019    Meeting Cancelled  N/A  N/A
March 6, 2019  5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119  March 6, 2019  Handouts 
February 6, 2019  5:30 PM   City Hall W-118/119  February 6, 2019  N/A 
January 2, 2019    Meeting Cancelled  N/A  N/A 
2018         
December 5, 2018 5:30 PM 

Willow Glen Community Center

2175 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125

December 5, 2018  Handouts 
November 7, 2018 5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119 November 7, 2018  N/A  
October 3, 2018    Meeting Cancelled   N/A  N/A 
September 5, 2018 5:30 PM  City Hall W-118/119 September 5, 2018  Handouts 
August 1, 2018 5:30 PM 

Leininger Center, Okayama Room

1300 Senter Road, San Jose, CA 95112

August 1, 2018 Handouts 
June 6, 2018 5:30 PM City Hall W-118/119 June 6, 2018 N/A
May 2, 2018 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
May 2, 2018 Handouts
April 4, 2018 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
April 4, 2018 Handouts
March 7, 2018 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
March 7, 2018 Handouts
February 7, 2018 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
February 7, 2018 Handouts
January 3, 2018
Meeting Cancelled N/A N/A
2017



December 6, 2017
5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
December 6, 2017
Handouts
November 1, 2017
5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
November 1, 2017
Handouts
October 4, 2017 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
October 4, 2017
Handouts
September 6, 2017 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
September 6, 2017
Handouts
August 2, 2017 5:30 PM
Emma Prusch Farm Park, Multicultural Center
647 S King Road, San Jose, CA 95116
August 2, 2017
Handouts
June 7, 2017 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
June 7, 2017
Handouts
May 3, 2017 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
May 3, 2017
Handouts
April 5, 2017 5:30 PM
Los Lagos Golf Course - Club House
2995 Tuers Road, San Jose, CA 95121
April 5, 2017
See Minutes
March 1, 2017 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
March 1, 2017
See Minutes
February 1, 2017 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
February 1, 2017
See Minutes
January 4, 2017 5:30 PM
City Hall W-118/119
January 4, 2017
See Minutes
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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
October 17, 2019 Audit Report
March 1, 2017 Audit Report & Annual Report
December 2, 2015 Audit Report & Annual Report
December 3, 2014 Audit Report | Annual Report
December 4, 2013 Audit Report & Annual Report
December 5, 2012
Audit Report | Annual Report

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