The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities commissions and committees compose a formal system through which citizens can advise City Council on issues affecting the City. All meetings open to the public. Position vacancies are advertised in the local newspapers and through civic associations. Applicants for commission and committee vacancies may obtain application forms and additional information by calling the Office of Citizen Assistance at 703.838.4691 or by visiting the Office of Citizen Assistance website.
The Park and Recreation Commission is an eleven-member advisory unit established by City Council in March 1970. The Commission advises City Council in matters relating to parkland, recreation and culture, and participates in planning recreational activities and services through its advice to Council, and the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. The members of the Park and Recreation Commission are selected to represent one of the three Park Districts in the City and two youth representatives. The Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm. For additional information call 703.746.5500.
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Note: The Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm, meeting location TBD. The public is welcome. Minutes are approved at the next scheduled meeting.
January 17, 2013Charles Houston Recreation Center901 Wythe St.
March 21, 2013Cora Kelly Recreation Center25 W. Reed Ave.
March 21, 2013 AgendaMarch 21, 2013 Approved MinutesStaff ReportPlayspace Presentation
April 2, 2013 Meeting MaterialOpen SpaceCIP Citizen Requests Detail
April 18, 2013Charles Houston Recreation Center901 Wythe St.
May 23, 2013Potomac Yards Fire Station650 Maskell Street
May 23, 2013 AgendaMay 23, 2013 MinutesStaff Report Open Space CIP Citizen Requests
June 20, 2013Public HearingCharles Houston Recreation Center901 Wythe St.
June 20, 2013 AgendaJune 20, 2013 MinutesJuly 18, 2013 MInutes
November 21, 2013Charles Houston Recreation901 Wythe St.
November 21, AgendaNovember 21, 2013 MinutesStaff Report
January 19, 2012
January 20, 2011
January 21, 2010
Staff ReportsDraft Waterfront Plan Presentation
January 15, 2009
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