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||5/31/19|
|2. M.B. Unified School
|3. Member At-Large||Ken Weiner||6/1/17||5/31/20|
|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||Genevieve Jackson
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.
RESCHEDULED - Parks and Recreation Commission Meeting
- Date: 05/28/2019 6:00 PM - 9:57 PM
- Location: Manhattan Beach City Hall
1400 Highland Avenue
Manhattan Beach, California 90266
The Parks and Recreation Commission meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, May 28, 2019,
due to the Memorial Day holiday.
The Parks and Recreation Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council regarding the recreational needs of all citizens and shall promote supervised public recreation within the City. The Commission consists of seven (7) members: four (4) at-large members, one (1) representative from the Older Adult community, one (1) representative from the Manhattan Beach Unified School District, and one (1) High School student. The Commission meets on the 4th Monday of every month at 6:00 PM. Meetings are subject to change; check the City Calendar to note any changes in the Commission Meeting schedule.
For more information on the Parks and Recreation Commission, check out the Parks and Recreation Commission page.