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Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Meeting

November 18, 2019 from 5:00 7:00 PM

Permit and Resource Management Department

2550 Ventura Avenue

Hearing Room

Santa Rosa, CA 95403


  1. Call to Order/Roll Call
  2. Ranger Swearing-In Ceremony
  3. Approval of the minutes of the August 19, 2019 meeting of the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission
  4. Comments from the Public – Public may address the Commission on matters that are not on the agenda
  5. Commissioner Reports
  6. Director’s Report (verbal report)
  7. Action Items
    1. Ragle Ranch Park Small Dog Hours Pilot Program – David Robinson, Park Operations Manager
  8. Reports and Division Updates
    1. Open Space District Matching Grant Program – Jennifer Kuszmar, Grant Coordinator
    2. Community Engagement Division Programs Update – Bethany Facendini, Community Engagement Manager; Sandi Funke, Park Program Manager; and Leslie Pffeifer, Recreation and Lifeguard Services Coordinator
    3. Kincade Fire – Foothill and Shiloh Ranch Update (verbal report) – Steve Ehret, Park Planning Manager
  9. 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:  Daniel Castillo (707) 565-6032


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

Daniel Castillo

Administrative Services Officer

Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

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