Student Representative Olga Palenga; Commissioners Christi Wojnowski, Iris Sutcliffe, Dave Shargel, Scott Johns, Matt Kirsch, Carol Sinton; Student Representative Zach Brandon (not pictured: Commissioner Bill Peterson)
Third Thursday of each month with a summer hiatus (June, July, August)
City Council Chambers, 321 East 5th Street
Roles & Responsibilities
Members of the Parks, Recreation & Beautification Commission give advisory recommendations to the City Council on all matters relating to parks, recreation, and beautification. The Commission cooperates with and advises the Parks & Recreation Director in the development and implementation of a comprehensive recreation program, a comprehensive park development program, beautification programs, and the general appearance of the city.
The Commission has the power to accept for the city donations for parks and recreation purposes, and with Council consent, to accept real property for park purposes, with the city holding title. The Commission cooperates with the Director in resolving any problems or complaints arising from departmental programs or facilities.
The seven Commission members are appointed by City Council to four-year terms, with a limit of two consecutive terms. Members shall be residents of the city. Two Port Angeles High School students and residents of Port Angeles are appointed by the Commission to serve for one school year.