The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meet the 2nd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall. The Board's responsibility is to advise and make recommendations to the City Council and staff in matters pertaining to the program of public recreation and parks in the City.

This Board currently consists of seven voting members. One member is a City Council member, appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. This member serves for a one (1) year term, to expire on December 31st of each year.

Members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council who are either residents, owners of property, or owners of a business within the City limits of Dundas. Members serve three-year terms commencing on the 1st day of January in the year of appointment.


Ashley Gallagher - Chair
Emily Zimmer - Vice Chair
Carrie Rice - Secretary
Mike Sherman
Larry Fowler

Contact City Hall at 507-645-2852

The Board is responsible for advising and supporting sound cooperation and coordination with other City Departments, and civic or community groups in the advancement of sound recreation and park programming. The City Council shall determine what land is to be acquired for recreational and park purposed; what land the Board shall be permitted to use in carrying on it's recreational and park programs; and what buildings or other permanent structure are to be constructed upon such lands.

The Board recommends the following:

  • policies governing the use of park facilities, and acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council and other governmental departments.
  • to the City Administrator the employment of employees necessary to carry on the parks and recreation activities within the City.
  • policies and procedures pertaining to all recreational programs and City parks, including annual budgets, public awareness, fees and charges, and program policies.
  • acceptance of gifts for Public Park and recreational purposes.
  • contracts for the provision of recreational services by the City to other entities and for cooperative recreational services between the City and such other entities.

No expenditures by the Park and Recreation Advisory Board shall be made unless and until authorized for the purpose by the City Council.

Agendas 2019
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Minutes 2019

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