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Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Meetings
  • 7:00 pm
  • Second Wednesday of the month
  • Rowlett Community Centre
    5300 Main St.
    Rowlett, TX 75088
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Agendas
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
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 Contact
 Angie Smith
 Staff Liaison / Interim Director
 of Parks and Recreation
 Email

 Rowlett Community Centre
 5300 Main St.
 Rowlett, TX 75088
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 972-412-6175
 972-412-6243 Fax
Minutes
Minutes are also available following approval. 
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Many archived documents are now available via this website. Agendas and minutes prior to 2008 are located in Laserfiche, a document imaging program used by the City for archived records. Instructions are also provided.

Members
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is comprised of nine regular members appointed by the City Council who serve staggered two-year terms and three alternate members appointed by the City Council annually.

Member

Position

Term Expires

Wayne Baxter Regular Member, Chair September 30, 2016
Vacant Regular Member September 30, 2017
Linda Fugitt Regular Member September 30, 2016
Mike DeLatte Regular Member September 30, 2017
Ken Romaine Regular Member September 30, 2016
E.C. Umberger III Regular Member, Vice Chair September 30, 2017
Matt Grubisich Regular Member September 30, 2016
Vacant Regular Member September 30, 2017
Lonnie Cornwell Regular Member September 30, 2017
Rhetta Bowers Alternate Member September 30, 2016
Josh Kramer Alternate Member September 30, 2016
Dolores Henning Alternate Member September 30, 2016
Blake Margolis Junior Alternate Member  September 30, 2016
Kaitlyn Freeborn Junior Alternate Member September 30, 2016

Board Responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board include advising the City Council and staff in all matters pertaining to Parks and Recreation. This Board is also charged with making recommendations to the City to help protect and preserve the City’s environmental resources through education and recommending environmental programs and services. This is done in coordination with appropriate State and Federal agencies. In addition, the Board hears appeals on the decisions of the planning director in regards to enforcement of the City’s noise ordinance as well as actions by neighborhood services staff enforcing the City’s graffiti ordinance.

Time Commitment
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board have 12 meetings per year. In addition to the monthly meetings, additional training is provided annually from the City Attorney regarding the responsibilities as board members. Each member is encouraged to volunteer for the Downtown Special Events, holiday ceremonies, the Rowlett Community Centre activities, and Keep Rowlett Beautiful.

Become a Member
Are you looking for ways to give back to the community? If so, we have a spot for you! We’re looking for committed residents willing to volunteer a few hours of their time each month to serve on a board or commission. Applications are available in the City Secretary’s Office in the City Hall Municipal Center at 4000 Main Street. Completed applications can be dropped off at the City Secretary’s Office, faxed to 972-412-6118 or emailed to the City Secretary’s Office. 

4000 Main Street Rowlett, TX 75088