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Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting

August 19, 2019 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
  2. Approval of the minutes for the February 25, 2019 and the April 15, 2019, meetings of the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission
  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 (verbal report)
    1. Introductions of new Youth Commissioners
  6. Reports and Division Updates
    1. Archery Study Group Report (verbal report) – Melanie Parker, Deputy Director
    2. Natural Resources Division Report:  Early Detection Rapid Response System – Celeste Dodge, Park Program Supervisor
    3. Planning Division Update (verbal report) – Steve Ehret, Planning Manager
    4. Strategic Planning Update – Melanie Parker, Deputy Director
  7. Action Items
    1. Formation of Ad Hoc to suggest changes to PRAC format, Bert Whitaker, 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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