Parks & Recreation Commission


Typically meetings occur at 7 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of Every Month.  For 2023, In person meetings will be scheduled once per quarter at the Municipal Annex Conference Room (140 W Patrick Street) the months of April, July, October, and January.  All other months will be scheduled as virtual meetings via MS Teams. 

Next Meeting -   Tuesday, December 12, 2023 | 7PM             

Meeting Format/Location:  MS Teams 

When meetings are in virtual format - To listen to the meeting and/or provide comment, using the following call-in information:

Phone: +1 929-229-5669

Phone Conference ID:  282 233 325 342 

Application Form

Completed application form and backup information must be optimized and digital files emailed to by 11 a.m. on the submission deadline date.  See meeting dates and deadlines listed above. 

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas

Most Recent Minutes | View All Minutes     

Here is the link to view meeting recordings: . Go to the bottom of the page under Other Boards and Commissions.


The Commission will advise City officials and staff  on policies, programs, and issues relating to City programs, classes, and facilities.  


 There are ten members; nine voting citizens and one non-voting Alderman.  Members must reside or own property in the City.  

  • oe Baldi, Chairman
    Term: March 19, 2021 to March 18, 2024
  • Mark Lawrence, Vice Chairman
    Term: September 22, 2023 - September 21, 2026
  • Sarah Costlow
    Term: December 20, 2022 to December 19, 2025
  • Rob Fox
    Term: September 22, 2023 - September 21, 2026
  • Jennifer Grove
    Term:  January 7, 2022 to January 6, 2025
  • Josh Henson
    Term: December 20, 2022 to December 19, 2025
  • Larry Hill
    Term: January 7, 2022 to January 6, 2025
  • Robert Goff                                                                                                       Term:  February 4, 2022 to February 3, 2025   
  • Seth Pollack
    Term: March 19, 2021 to March 18, 2024
  • Alderman Derek Shackelford, Liaison - Nonvoting member.  Term is same as aldermanic assignment.

Public Information Contact

Sarah Stamper, Office Manager
Phone: 301-600-1173
Email Sarah Stamper

Join the Commission

If you are interested in an appointment to a citizen board or commission, please complete the Commission Vacancy Application   In addition, please email a letter of interest and resume to   Members of the Parks & Recreation Commission must reside  or own property in the City.  

Complete the application online or download the application (PDF).