Parks and Recreation Commission

The purpose of the Parks and Recreation Commission is to advise the City Council on matters pertaining to the activities of the Open Space & Parks, Golf, and Recreation divisions of the Community Services Department, excluding daily administrative operations. The Commission's responsibilities include:

  • Advising on planning and policy matters relating to the goals of and the services provided by the Open Space & Parks, Golf, and Recreations Divisions.
  • Advising on planning and policy matters relating to the construction and renovation of capital facilities.
  • Reviewing state legislative proposals that may affect the operation of the divisions.
  • Receiving community input concerning open space and parks/recreation activities.

The Parks and Recreation Commission is composed of seven members who are not Council Members, officers, or employees of the City, and who are residents of the City of Palo Alto. Terms of Commissioners will be for three years. See Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Sections 2.16 and 2.25. In order to be notified of vacancies and appointment procedures, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at (650) 329-2571.

Commission Members

Chair: Anne Warner Cribbs
Vice Chair: 
Jeff Greenfield
Staff Liaison: 
Daren Anderson  (650) 496-6950
Council Liaison: 
Council Member Lydia Kou

  • Amanda Brown
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  • Anne Warner Cribbs
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  • Jeff Greenfield
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  • Jeff LaMere
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  • Jackie Olson
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  • David Moss
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  • Keith Reckdahl
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2021 Agendas & Minutes

Date Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 27, 2021 Agenda and Packet(PDF, 151KB) Minutes Video
March 23, 2021   Agenda and Packet(PDF, 201KB)    Draft Minutes (PDF, 246KB)    Video     
February 23, 2021 Agenda and Packet Minutes(PDF, 499KB) Video
February 11, 2021     Special Agenda and Packet - Revised Minutes(PDF, 459KB) Video
January 26, 2021 Agenda and Packet Minutes(PDF, 427KB) Video

2019 Agendas & Minutes

Date Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
December 10, 2019 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
November 12, 2019 Revised Special Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
October 22, 2019 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
September 24, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
August 27, 2019 Revised Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
July 23, 2019 Revised Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
June 25, 2019 Cancellation Notice
May 28, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
April 23, 2019

Revised Agenda and Packet

Minutes Video
March 26, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 26, 2019 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 8, 2019 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes
January 22, 2019 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes Video

2018 Agendas & Minutes

Date Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
December 18, 2018 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
November 27, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
October 23, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
September 25, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
August 28, 2018 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
July 24, 2018

Revised Agenda and Packet

Minutes Video
June 26, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
May 22, 2018 Cancellation Notice
April 24, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
March 27, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 27, 2018 Agenda and Packet Minutes Video
February 23, 2018 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes
January 23, 2018 Special Agenda and Packet Minutes Video