Parks & Recreation Commission

Members
  • Chris Mackey, Chair
  • Maya Douglas, Vice-Chair
  • Victoria Auer
  • Richard Nagle
  • Dan Cooper
You can send the commission an email with your questions or concerns.

Meeting
  • 7 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday bimonthly starting in February
  • Laguna Hills City Hall Council Chamber
    24035 El Toro Road
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653
Parks & Recreation Commission Duties
  • Provide a forum for City residents to express their opinions, needs, and desires pertaining to parks, recreational facilities, and recreation programming.
  • Serve as an officially recognized advisory source to the City Council on matters pertaining to parks, recreational facilities, and recreation programming.
  • Encourage broad citizen participation in the definition and formulation of City-wide parks and recreation goals and objectives.
  • Balance community wants with municipal responsibility and resources as allocated in the adopted budget.
  • Become familiar with the City's Master Plan of Parks and Recreation and ensure that decisions and recommendations are consistent with it.
  • Encourage and support neighborhood and public participation in the improvement and development of parks by upholding the City's adopted Park Planning Process.
  • Participate in City sponsored events and recreation activities for the purpose of evaluating performance and effectiveness.
  • Evaluate recreation programming on a quarterly basis and make recommendations for improvement
  • Provide input to staff and City Council during the preparation of the biennial Public Services and Community Services Department budgets including capital improvement projects such as parks, trails, open spaces and recreational facilities
  • Participate in evaluating and making recommended revisions to the Parks and Recreation Element of the City's General Plan when requested to do so by the City Council
  • Make recommendations regarding desirable contractual relations between the City and public schools and other agencies for use of buildings, play grounds, and other recreational facilities
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with the City Council, staff, and public
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View the most recent agendas and minutes below and view the agendas and minutes 2012 and older in the document center.