Parks Advisory Committee

Members Term Ends
Michael Widler, Chair December 31, 2023
Linda Burling, HSB POA Representative December 31, 2023
Cindee Sharp December 31, 2023
Vacant December 31, 2022
Kara Dudley December 31, 2022

The Parks Advisory Committee, established by City Council on January 17, 2012, serves as an advisory committee to the City Council recommending policies and procedures for proper administration of the parks program. It also serves to encourage and facilitate establishment and maintenance of recreational facilities and programs, as well as acquisition of new areas for parks and recreation programs or expansion and improvement of current programs and facilities. This committee consists of five members appointed for two-year terms with one member representing the Horseshoe Bay Property Owners’ Association Board of Directors. City Council adopted a Charter for the Committee on June 1, 2020. 

City Council Liaison: Mayor Pro Tem Elsie Thurman
City Staff Liaison: Public Works Director Tim Foran

The Parks Committee was formed by Ordinance 12-01-17A on January 17, 2012 to act as an advisory committee to the City Council in the development, supervision and administration of the affairs of the City parks.  However, the Committee does not have the power to make final decisions or the power to adopt rues regarding public business.

Parks Master Plan 2013-2022 (PDF)

Parks Advisory Committee Charter (adopted by City Council on June 16, 2020)