Parks and Recreation Board

acantTime Commitment

  • 7:00 p.m., approximately two hours in duration
  • Second Wednesday of each month
  • Special meetings are held as needed

Members

The board is comprised of seven members and two alternates, all qualified voters and residents of the City of Haslet.  If a vacancy exists on the Board for more than four months, the City Council may appoint one non-resident of the City to the Board. The non-resident member must reside within the 76052 zip code to serve on the board and is not eligible to serve as an officer of the board. In no event shall there be more than one non-residents serving on the Board (Ordinance 005-2019).

Board Members currently consist of:

Title
Name
Term
Place 1
Barbara Long2019-2021
Place 2
Cindy Laird2018-2020
Place 3
Brian Clarke2019-2021
Place 4
Sarah Nembu2018-2020
Place 5
Rachelle Cooper2019-2021
Place 6
Gerick Schraub
2018-2020
Place 7
Vacant2019-2021
Place 8 (Alt. 1)
Vacant2018-2020
Place 9 (Alt. 2)Vacant2019-2021

Overview

The charge of this board is to advise City Council regarding the planning and development of park and recreation facilities and programs. The board was established in 1988 which is codified in the city code as Chapter 1, Article 1.10, boards and commissions, Division 3. parks and recreation board, Sections 1.10.131-1.10.134. The board evaluates and makes recommendations to the City Council on matters concerning establishment, maintenance and operations of all parks within the City of Haslet. The board will also research and evaluate necessary regulations and or ordinances governing the use of such facilities. The board also evaluates programs that may be incorporated within the scope of parks and recreation.

Authority

The parks and recreation board is an advisory board to the City Council with no supervisory function and no rule making or quasi-judicial authority.

Term

Each board member serves a staggered two-year term. Members serving in odd-numbered places will be appointed in odd-numbered years, and members serving in even-numbered places will be appointed in even-numbered years. Members are identified by place numbers one through seven.

 City Staff Liaison

The park board members are provided clerical / administrative support from the administrative staff of the city.