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Parks & Recreation Board

The Parks and Recreation Board is a citizen advisory board appointed by the Mayor and City Council to provide recommendations to the Council and to establish policies regarding Garland’s parks system and recreation programs.

Established in 1956, the Parks and Recreation Board consists of nine members who serve two-year terms. The Parks and Recreation Board meets at 7:00 PM on the first Wednesday of each month in the City Council Work Session Room at City Hall, 200 North Fifth Street. Meetings are open to the public.

The Tree Board is made up of the Parks and Recreation Board and was established to encourage and facilitate the establishment of wooded areas on park properties owned or controlled by the City of Garland.

The Parks and Recreation Board may be contacted through the Parks and Recreation office at 972-205-2750 or via e-mail at parksandrec@garlandtx.gov.

Parks and Recreation Board

Molly Bishop, Chair
District 4

Ed Seghers
District 1

Jonathan Ferguson
District 2

Margaret Lucht
District 5

District 3
Daphne Stanley
District 6
Kenia Hudson-Ott
District 8
David Parrish, Vice Chair
District 7

Mayoral Appointee