"All boards, commissions, and committees appointed by the College Station City Council exists so that council decisions (a) will be made from an informed position, and (b) will be made in a public forum consistent with Council policy."
City of College Station Governance Policy, pg. 10
The College Station Parks and Recreation Department supports the following citizen board/committees:
The Historic Preservation Committee
is appointed by the City Council. Its purpose is to aid in the collection and preservation of the history of the City of College Station and its environs, and to provide for the education of citizens in the history of this City. The committee overseas the Exploring History Lunch Lecture Series, Historic Marker Program, oral histories, and Project HOLD
, the historic online library database.
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for advising and making recommendations to the City Council on all matters relating to the establishment, maintenance, and operation of city parks and recreation programs for the City of College Station and its inhabitants, and to carry out other duties as may be assigned by the City Council.
PARKS & RECREATION SUB-COMMITTEE
(PDF) | Online
The Senior Advisory Committee
is appointed by the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board to address the needs of older adults in our community. The Senior Advisory Committee offers ideas for programs to promote physical, social, educational, recreational, and emotional welfare of older adults in the College Station area to the City of College Station Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Parks and Recreation Department, and the City Council.
The first meeting of the Senior Advisory Committee was held on Jan. 26, 1999. In July of 2000 the Senior Advisory Committee adopted by-laws and became recognized by the College Station City Council as a formal citizen's committee under the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.
The Senior Advisory Committee is made up of College Station residents age 55 or older and members serve a three-year term. The committee consists of 15 members who meet at the Southwood Community Center on the last Monday of each month with the Senior Services Coordinator.
---> Citizen Committee Application
---> Agenda & Minutes ---> To apply to serve on any of the above board/committees, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 979.764.3541
For more information, call 979.764.3486, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit the Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, located at 1000 Krenek Tap Road in College Station.