Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
MMRB Liaison: Andrew Darling
Board Type: Orange County
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.
Eleven members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.
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.
Second Thursday of each month at 12:00 p.m. Location rotates among various parks. Call (407) 836-6200 for further information.
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Parks and Recreation Division
Last Revised: 1/12/2021