Wanted: Volunteer Parks Commissioner

Tucson City Councilor Regina Romero is looking to fill a volunteer position to the Tucson Parks and Recreation Commission. This group is the City’s citizen advisory panel to the Mayor and Council. The Commission’s role is to make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council regarding recreational activities and park facilities within the City; operations and maintenance policy and procedures; user fees; park development; park name changes and the award-winning KIDCO after-school program. Each member of the Mayor and Council appoints one member to the Commission. To apply, please send your resume and a short email of interest to ward1@tucsonaz.gov or call Councilor Romero’s office at (520) 791-4040.

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The Board usually meets once a month at the City’s Park and Recreation Facility located at 900 S. Randolph Way. The meetings are held in the afternoon. Find more information at http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/clerks/boards?run=currentagenda&board=63

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About Tucson’s Parks…

With more than 134 parks, 19 recreation centers, six off-leash dog areas, three skate parks, nine pools, a diversity of sports fields and dozens of special places for weddings and events in the City, there’s plenty of opportunity for everyone to exercise and improve your quality of life in the Tucson park experience.

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You can support our parks by renting park facilities for your next birthday party, wedding, quinceanera, graduation, or special event. Popular wedding locations include the Rose Garden at Reid Park, La Placita Park Downtown and Golf Course Clubhouses. You can sign up for classes in our recreation centers. You can have your kids participate in the Parks and Recreation award-winning after school program, KIDCO.