Recreation and Parks Commission
Back Row: Greg Westbrook, Vice Chairperson; Chris DiPonzio, Town Board Liaison; Steve Murphy, Commissioner; John Unson, Commissioner; Rob Keister, Commissioner
Seated: Brom Bianchi, Commissioner; Valerie Young, Secretary; Eileen Andrews, Commissioner; Rhoda Ride, Chairperson
This seven member, all volunteer citizen commission is responsible for setting policy for the overall management of the Gates Recreation and Parks Department. Commission members serve for a seven year term, and are appointed by the Gates Town Board. Some of the duties of the commission include: establishing new programs, evaluating existing programs, approving departmental expenditures, and determining the long and short term recreational needs of the community. The commission takes into consideration the needs of all age groups in Gates in determining new and evaluating existing programs. The commission reviews park related surveys and visits each community park on a regular basis.
Recreation and Parks Commission Members:
Meeting Dates for 2016 are as Follows:
Recreation Center Conference Room 2nd Tuesday of each month
Last Updated (Thursday, 07 April 2016 15:38)