Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Regular Meetings

  • 7 p.m.
  • The 1st Monday of each month
Purpose
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board 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 Lindale and its inhabitants, and to carry out other duties as may be assigned by the City Council.

Duties
Study the recreation and park facilities programs of the city including various sports associations and confer with the city administrator and advise him with respect to the development and use of the city’s parks and the recreation programs.

Recommend to the council rules for the use of parks, public grounds and recreation facilities consistent with the ordinances of the city and the statutes of the State of Texas.

Review and recommend the capital improvement budget for the Parks and Recreation Department.

Time Commitments
Members must attend regularly scheduled meetings approximately 1.5 to 2 hours in duration. Additional time may be required for outside meetings to visit sites and to read relevant reports and documentation.

Members
This board is comprised of 5 positions, appointed by the City Council, with 2 City Council members as ex officio members. At least 3 members must be residents of City of Lindale. It is recommended that a representative from each youth sports program be appointed as members.

Term
Terms last 3 years. Positions 2 and 4 shall be reappointed at the same time. Then, positions 1, 3 and 5 shall be reappointed at the same time.