November 13, 2020

City Seeks To Fill Vacancies On Parks Board; Forestry, Beautification Committees

Robbinsdale Park Robbinsdale Park (City File Photo/Darrell Shoemaker)



RAPID CITY, SD--The City's Parks and Recreation Department seeks to fill vacancies on three of its prominent boards and committees.

            There are currently two vacancies on each of the City's Urban Forestry Committee and Beautification Committee, and one vacant position on the City's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

            For more information about the committees and to complete a Citizen Interest Application, visit the Boards, Commissions and Committees page on the Government tab at www. .  This application process is open until vacancies are filled.

            The City's seven-member Parks and Recreation Advisory Board initiates, reviews and makes recommendations for ordinances, policies and rules governing the use of the City's public parks, swimming pools and other facilities including the golf courses.

            The five-member Urban Forestry Committee reviews and makes recommendations on city tree plans developed by the City's Community Development Department and City's Parks Department, among other duties.

            The five-member Beautification Committee develops and implements beautification projects and policies and encourages public and private beautification activities in the community.

            The Parks and Advisory Board is appointed by the mayor.  Appointments for the committees are approved by the Parks and Advisory Board.  For more information, contact the City's Parks and Recreation Department at 394-4175.

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