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Parks and Recreation Award of Excellence 2021
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Parks and Recreation Department

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Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission (PARC)

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2022 PARC Award of Excellence

The annual Parks, Arts and Recreation Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding community service and steadfast dedication towards the advancement of parks, arts and recreation in Bloomington. Nominate a deserving individual today! Details at blm.mn/parc-awardNomination deadline is July 25, 2022. 

The Bloomington Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission advises the City Council on matters related to the capital development, improvement and maintenance of city parks as well as recreation and cultural arts programs.

Meeting location, schedule, agendas, minutes

PARC meetings are typically held on the second Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Chadwick Conference Room, second floor, Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road. Due to the substantial case rate and spread of COVID-19, meetings will be offered virtually via Webex until further notice. Check for details on the calendar entry for each meeting.

Agendas and approved minutes are added as they become available. All agendas and documents are available at blm.mn/meetings.

Upcoming Meetings
Jul
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Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 6–7:30 p.m.
Aug
10
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 6–7:30 p.m.
Sep
14
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 6–7:30 p.m.

Mission statement and duties

Section 2.98.11 of the Bloomington City Code charges PARC with the following duties:

  • To review and evaluate park and recreation programs and how these programs can and do fulfill the existing and future needs of the City.
  • To review and evaluate parks, recreation and arts financing methods as they relate to needs.
  • To review, study, and evaluate the use, operation, and need for revenue facilities in the City such as the golf courses, swimming pools, and Bloomington Community Ice Garden.
  • To study, review, and evaluate existing and future programs and facilities in the area of cultural activities as an important additional source of recreation for the people; and to study how these programs and facilities meet the cultural needs of the community.

Staff liaison

PARC's staff liaison is Ann Kattreh, director of the City's Parks and Recreation Department.

Members

Darrell Eager

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Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Chris Fleck

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Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Joy Fogg

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Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Andy Hoffmann

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Vice Chair - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Laura Perreault

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Chair - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Scarlet Rundle

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Youth Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Lance Schuer

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Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission