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Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting

February 26, 2018 from 5:00 7:00 PM

Sonoma County Regional Parks

2300 County Center Drive

Suite A212 (upstairs)

Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.4620098, -122.7275725


  1. Call to Order/Roll Call
  2. Approval of minutes of the December 11, 2017 meeting of the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting
  3. Comments from the Public – Public may address the Commission on matters that are not on the agenda
  4. Commissioner Reports
  5. Director’s Report
  6. Action Items
    1. Election of Officers
    2. Approval of Commission 2017 Annual Report and 2018 Work Plan; and Topic Guideline – Bert Whitaker, Director
  7. Reports and Division Update
    1. Fire Recovery Verbal Update, Bert Whitaker, Director
    2. Department Goals Update, Bert Whitaker, Director
    3. Planning Division Verbal Update, Steve Ehret, Park Planning Manager
    4. Natural Resources Division Update, Melanie Parker, Deputy Director
  8. Adjournment

    Public Comments

    Members of the public wishing to suggest an item for a future Commission agenda may do so during the public comment period. The Ralph M. Brown Act (the State local agency open meeting law) prohibits the Commission from acting on any matter that is not on the agenda. Speakers are limited to three minutes each; the Commission Chair may adjust the time limit in light of the number of anticipated speakers.

    Materials Available

    Materials related to an item on the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission agenda are available for public inspection (after distribution of the agenda packet) in the Regional Parks main office located at 2300 County Center Drive, Room A120, Santa Rosa, California, 95403 during normal business hours. Contact:  Laura Cordes (707) 565-3351


    If you have a disability which requires an accommodation, an alternative format, or requires another person to assist you while attending this meeting, please contact Regional Parks at (707) 565-2041 at least 48 hours in advance to ensure arrangements for accommodation, or e-mail us at at least 2 working days before the meeting. 


    For further information, please call (707) 565-2041 or see our website

    Contact Information

    Laura Cordes

    Executive Secretary

    Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

    County of Sonoma
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