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Parks and Recreation Advisory Board

MMRB Liaison: Kayleen Stroud

Board Type: Orange County
Enabling Legislation:
The initial resolution creating the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board was adopted on September 18, 1973; a later resolution #91-M-34 was adopted on July 8, 1991. Resolution No. 2006-M-26 was adopted on April 11, 2006, adding two members and changing the requirement for the senior representative. Resolution No. 2012-M-10 was adopted on May 8, 2012, changing the Historical Society representative and one of the two bicycle/pedestrian representatives slots to one youth recreational activities representative and one natural resource/environmental representative slots, as well as removing the engineer/architect requirement from the remaining bicycle/pedestrian representative.
Membership:
Eleven members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
Member Types:
  • 1 Bicycle/Pedestrian Representative
  • 1 District 1 Representative
  • 1 District 2 Representative
  • 1 District 3 Representative
  • 1 District 4 Representative
  • 1 District 5 Representative
  • 1 District 6 Representative
  • 1 Mayor's Representative
  • 1 Natural Resource/Environmental Representative
  • 1 Senior Citizens Representative
  • 1 Youth Recreational Activities Representative
Term Length: 2 Years
Powers and Duties:
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall be strictly advisory in nature, but shall consider the present and future needs of the park system, including possible expansions or major capital improvements, and shall recommend definite park programs to the Board of County Commissioners. The Board of County Commissioners may refer citizen requests to this board for review and recommendation. The Board should consider a long-range capital improvement program of at least 5 years to include both land acquisition, physical improvements, and the nature of activities to be offered in County parks.
Meetings:
Second Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. Location rotates among various parks. Call (407) 836-6200 for further information.

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Matt Suedmeyer
Manager
Parks and Recreation Division
(407) 836-6208

Last Revised: 3/18/2019

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Madeline Almodovar Ramirez Natural Resource/Environmental Representative 6/30/2020
Mark Anthony Arias District 3 Representative 6/30/2020
Kimberly A. Buchheit District 2 Representative 6/30/2021
Roderick K. Davenport District 6 Representative 6/30/2021
Barbara L. Giles Bicycle/Pedestrian Representative 6/30/2021
Dewey L. Harvey Youth Recreational Activities Representative 6/30/2021
Donald Lee Jones Senior Citizens Representative 6/30/2020
Joey Kratt District 4 Representative 6/30/2021
Jeff Loeffert District 1 Representative 6/30/2020
Kurt Saba Mayor's Representative 6/30/2020

District 5 Representative
   (1 position)


July 11, 2019

June 13, 2019

May 9, 2019

April 11, 2019

March 14, 2019

February 14, 2019

January 10, 2019

November 8, 2018

October 11, 2018

September 13, 2018

August 9, 2018

July 12, 2018


*This document is a draft and is provided as a courtesy. This document is not to be considered as the final minutes. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review and approval by the appropriate agency/board/committee.