Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board

Effective with the November 14, 2017 Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board meeting, please view the Agenda using the City's paperless system.

Meets

September 19, 2019
6 p.m.
Current PRGAB Agenda

Location

Council Chambers

222 W. Hargett Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Meeting Minutes

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Public Participation

Advisory Board meetings and committee meetings are open to the public. Meeting locations are subject to change. Check with the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Department at 919-996-3285 to verify a particular meeting time and place if you are planning to attend. Meetings are subject to change following public notice of at least 48 hours.

Purpose

The Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board serves as the official citizen advisory board to the City Council on issues related to parks, greenway, and recreation policy matters. The board advises on matters related to the funding of the parks and recreation capital program, parks and recreation program policies, facility planning, and the acquisition of lands related to the parks and recreation program. The board serves as a liaison between the City and the citizens of the community and also works to promote parks and recreation programs.

The Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board consist of fifteen members, appointed by City Council to overlapping two-year terms. Three standing committees function to carry out the responsibilities of the Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board:

Parks Committee

  • Meeting Schedule: First Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Meeting Location: Raleigh Municipal Building, located at 222 W. Hargett Street

The committee is responsible for the study of issues related to park facilities, features, developments, and modifications. The committee prepares recommendations and proposals for the Parks, Recreation and Greenway Advisory Board based on in-depth review and study of park-related issues and concerns.

Greenways and Urban Trees Committee

  • Meeting Schedule: Second,Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m.
  • Meeting Location: Raleigh Municipal Building, located at 222 W. Hargett Street

The committee deliberates, advises and makes recommendations to the Parks, Recreation, and Greenway Advisory Board on issues regarding the City of Raleigh greenway system and the City's urban forestry programs.

Fred Fletcher Outstanding Volunteer Awards Committee

    The committee plans the annual awards event that recognizes and honors volunteers who have made exceptional contributions to Department of Parks and Recreation programs or facilities. Nominations for these awards may be made by the public; nomination forms become available in January through the Parks and Recreation Department. The awards ceremony is held at Fred Fletcher Park each spring. The committee is comprised of current and former Advisory Board members and interested citizens.

    Members

    • Ms. Carol Ashcraft
      (H) 919-368-8228
      1511 Carson Street
      Raleigh, NC27608
      Serving: 09/05/18 - 09/04/20
    • Mr. Patrick Buffkin
      (H) 919-971-2796
      5937 Dixon Drive
      Raleigh, NC27609
      Serving: 02/08/18 - 02/07/20
    • Ms. Beverley Clark
      (H) 919-247-4207
      719 Graham Street
      Raleigh, NC27609
      Serving: 03/20/19 - 03/19/21
    • Mr. Christopher Dillon
      2200 Shenandoah Road
      Raleigh, NC27603
      Serving: 03/18/19 - 03/17/21
    • Mr. Kendall Harris
      (H) 919-844-2374
      10961 Pendragon Place
      Raleigh, NC27614
      Serving: 01/06/18 - 01/05/20
    • Mr. Dexter Hebert
      (H) 919-624-7521 / (W) 582-2259
      2604 Blue Coral Drive
      Raleigh , NC27610
      Serving: 03/06/19 - 03/05/21
    • Mr. Lex Janes
      (H) 304-288-4868
      3406 Ruffin Street
      Raleigh, NC27607
      Serving: 01/23/19 - 01-22/21
    • Mr. Brad Johnson
      Chair
      (H) 919-807-1889
      540 South Person Street
      Raleigh , NC27601
      Serving: 01/07/18 - 01/06/20
    • Dr. Carol Love
      (H) 919-833-2342 / (W) 919-622-0507
      2824 Sourwood Street
      Raleigh, NC27610
      Serving: 07/20/18 - 07/19/20
    • Ms. Clodagh Lyons-Bastian
      (H) 919-832-7145
      1000 Chamberlain Street
      Raleigh , NC27607
      Serving: 09/19/18 - 09/18/20
    • Mr. David Millsaps
      (H) 919-413-5575
      308 Fenton Street
      Raleigh, NC27604
      Serving: 08/22/18 - 08/21/20
    • Ms. Marsha Presnell-Jennette
      (H)919-832-6071
      618 Stacy Street
      Raleigh, NC27607
      Serving: 07/20/18 - 07/19/20
    • Mr. Dave Toms
      (H) 919-412-6697
      1414 Ashburton Road
      Raleigh, NC 27606
      Serving: 07/20/18 - 07/19/20
    • Mr. Charles Townsend
      (H) 919-535-5141
      2141 Ramsgate Street
      Raleigh, NC27603
      Serving: 09/21/17 - 09/20/19
    • Ms. Jennifer Wagner
      (H) 919-607-0025
      227 Glascock Street
      Raleigh, NC27604
      Serving: 12/06/18 - 12/05/20
    • Scott Payne
      Interim Director, Raleigh Parks and Recreation
      919-996-3285
      P.O. Box 590, Room 608
      Raleigh, NC 27602

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