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Parks and Recreation Department

Title

Parks, Arts and Recreation Commission (PARC)

Sections

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 6:30 p.m. in the Chadwick Conference Room, second floor, Bloomington Civic Plaza, 1800 West Old Shakopee Road. Check 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.

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

Joy Fogg

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Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Andy Hoffmann

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Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission

Laura Perreault

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Commissioner - 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

Stephanie Tungseth

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Commissioner - Parks Arts and Recreation Commission