Parks, Arts & Recreation Commission
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. Due to COVID-19, all meetings will be held virtually until further notice. Log-in details will be available 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.
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.
PARC's staff liaison is Ann Kattreh, director of the City's Parks and Recreation Department.
|Name||Position||End Date of Term|
|Gracen Crombie||Youth Commissioner||August 31, 2021|
|Joy Fogg||Commissioner||February 29, 2024|
|Andy Hoffman||Commissioner||February 29, 2024|
|Laura Perreault||Commissioner||February 29, 2024|
|Lance Schuer||Commissioner||February 28, 2023|
|Ann Marie Terpstra||Commissioner||February 28, 2022|
|Stephanie Tungseth||Commissioner||February 28, 2022|