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Commission Origin

Albany Municipal Code, Section 2-17 (Ordinances #58-042 and #75-04)
Commission Name Change:  Ordinance 2019-02

Commission Purpose

The Parks, Recreation and Open Space Commission advises the City Council on all matters of public recreation, public park facilities and public landscaping (including street trees and parkways) in the City; Formulate (review) the Master Plan for recreation; Make recommendations to the City Council regarding the acquisition and maintenance of parks, playgrounds and recreation centers; and, Promote recreation and encourage public agencies and private parties to develop recreational facilities and programs that benefit the citizens of Albany.

Commission Composition 

7 Members  Members/Term: 5 Council Appointees, one by each Council Member, whose term runs until the next Municipal election (two years), 2 Board of Education Appointees - Two-year staggered terms

Member Appointed By
Tod Abbott Barnes
Bryan Marten Nason
Ben Noble Maass
Kirsten Negus McQuaid
Julia Chang Frank Council Member Pilch
Hillary Sardinas Board of Education
Vacant Board of Education

(Roster updated  1/13/2020)

Contact Parks, Recreation & Open Space Commission

Correspondence sent to the Commission is part of the official public record and will be subject to disclosure under the California Public Records Act.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in-person to the address listed below.

City of Albany Parks, Recreation & Open Space Commission
c/o Isabelle Leduc
1249 Marin Avenue
Albany, CA 94706

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