Established by resolution, the Parks & Recreation Commission is responsible for the recreational needs of all citizens, and shall promote supervised public recreation within the City. Consists of seven (7) members: five (5) at large members, one (1) representative from Manhattan Beach Unified School District, and one (1) student representative, who meet on the 4th Monday of every month at 6:00 PM.
Parks and Recreation Commissioners
|Current Term Expires|
|1. Member At-Large||Suzanne Karger||6/1/16||
|2. M.B. Unified School
|3. Member At-Large||Ken Weiner||6/1/17||
|4. Member At-Large||Steven Nicholson||6/1/18||5/31/21
|5. Older Adult||Laurie McCarthy
|6. Member At-Large||J.J. Turkmany, Jr.||6/1/16||5/31/19
|7. Student Representative||Matthew Cullen||6/2/20||5/31/21|
Meets 4th Monday of each month at 6:00 PM in the City Council Chambers.
Staff Liaison: Mark Leyman, Parks and Recreation Director, (310) 802-5403
Members serve 3 year terms. They may serve a maximum of two terms (6 years).
Seat 7, Mira High School Student, member serves a maximum of one year.
** Members appointed to fill a vacancy with less than 18 months remaining in the term are automatically reappointed to a three-year term without additional Council action.
*** If a vacant seat had 18 months or more remaining in its original term, the member would complete the original term and then be eligible for reappointment to one succeeding three-year term.
CANCELLED - Skateboard Park Ad-Hoc Committee
Parks and Recreation Commission
- Date: 05/05/2014 6:00 PM
- Location: Marine Avenue Park
1625 Marine Avenue
Manhattan Beach, California 90266
The Skateboard Park Ad-Hoc Committee meeting scheduled May 5, 2014 has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting will be May 12, 2014.
On January 7, 2014, the City Council gave the Parks and Recreation Commission permission to proceed in researching the feasibility of developing a skateboard park in the City of Manhattan Beach. The Commission has formed an ad-hoc committee to research and discuss funding options, location, design, usage control and operations. The Commission will present the results of their community findings to the City Council for their consideration in June of 2014.
Upcoming meeting schedule
|Monday|| May 12, 2014
|| 6:00 PM
||Marine Avenue Park
1625 Marine Avenue
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266