Boards and Commission
the Department of Parks, Recreation & Waterfront
Click on each link below to view the home page for each commission in order to view upcoming agendas, minutes, and other information.
Children, Youth, and Recreation Commission (CYRC)
Mission: Reviews policies, programs, planning efforts, activities, and funding associated with recreation, youth, families, early childhood education, and other related City-sponsored activities, and advises the City Council on these matters.
Parks and Waterfront Commission
Mission: Reviews and advises the City Council on the policies, projects, planning efforts, activities, funding, and the physical condition of parks, pools, camps, recreation centers, the Marina, and public greenery.
Mission: Identifies the needs of youth, reviews and recommends youth services and programs. Each council member appoints one member and the School Board appoints nine members for a total of eighteen. Terms are for one year with no member serving more than four consecutive terms. Desirable criteria: members must be residents of the city, between the ages of 12-25, and at least half must be junior or high school students.
Archived material: The following two commissions are no longer active as of July 1, 2013:
Parks & Recreation Commission
Mission: Reviews policies and programs related to recreation, parks, camps, public greenery and open spaces.
Mission: Reviews plans, policies, programs, fees, and projects affecting the waterfront. Responsible for developing a master plan for waterfront public and private lands.