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Park & Recreation Advisory Board
Authority for Creation and Operation
The combining of the Park and Recreation Boards was authorized by the voters in the Charter Amendment Election held on January 31, 1964. The establishment of the Park and Recreation Board is provided for in Ordinance No. 5113, adopted on February 17, 1964, Ordinance No. 7208, adopted on August 11, 1975; Ordinance No. 8787 adopted on March 30, 1983; and Ordinance No. 11541, adopted on April 12, 1994, changing name of board to Parks and Community Services Advisory Board.
Method of Appointment
Appointed by the City Council. Members shall be citizens of the City of Fort Worth, shall serve without compensation, and may be removed at any time by the City Council.
Term of Office
Two-year terms to expire October 1. No member shall serve more than three consecutive two-year terms.
General Powers and Duties
Responsible for providing policy recommendations and information to the City Manager and the City Council about citizen needs and requests that will improve the services of the Department; recommends to the City Manager and the City Council plans for development of facilities and services to meet the needs of the City; reviews and comments upon the proposed annual operating budget and capital improvement program request. Recommendations made by the Board will be presented to the City Manager and the City Council for consideration.
Members are not considered to be officers of the City of Fort Worth.
|Place||Name||District||Original Appointment||Term Expires|
|1||Matthew Dufrene||Oct. 27, 2015||Oct. 1 2017|
|2||Teresa Ayala||2||Aug. 19, 2014||Oct. 1, 2016|
|3||Diane Criswell||3||Nov. 19, 2013||Oct. 1, 2017|
|4||Thomas Reddick||4||July 20, 2010||Oct. 1, 2016|
|5||William Mitchell||5||Oct. 7, 2013||Oct. 1, 2017|
|6||James Doherty||6||Aug. 14, 2012||Oct. 1, 2016|
|7||Chase Dustin||7||Dec. 3, 2013||Oct. 1, 2017|
|8||Lee Niata Johnson||8||Feb. 11, 2014||Oct. 1, 2016|
|9||Dan Villegas||9||Nov. 4, 2014||Oct. 1, 2017|
Expired terms are holdover positions.
Chair: Sheila Hill