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Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

Contact Information

For more information, please contact the Public Works Department at 745-3400 or by email.

Written correspondence can be sent to the Public Works Director, on behalf of the Board, at:

231 W. Evergreen Ave.
Palmer, AK 99645

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Purpose

The purpose of the City of Palmer Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is to:

  • Develop, support, and advise the City Council on all matters pertaining to city parks, recreation, and cultural programs and projects;
  • Provide input and recommendations on issues relating to the placement of memorials and plaques on city property; and
  • Provide input on the annual budget for city parks, recreation, and cultural programs and projects.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is composed of seven members who serve three-year staggered terms and are nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. Residency requirements vary for this Board.

The Board meets on the first Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. (unless noticed otherwise) in the Palmer City Hall Council Chambers located at 231 W. Evergreen Avenue (use the cobb Street entrance).

Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board Packets

January 9, 2020
  1. PDF icon Packet(Full).pdf (13.04 MB)
November 7, 2019
October 3, 2019 Meeting Cancellation Notice
September 5, 2019
August 1, 2019
July 4, 2019 Meeting Cancellation Notice
June 6, 2019
May 2, 2019
April 4, 2019
  1. PDF icon Packet.pdf (3.06 MB)
February 7, 2019
  1. PDF icon Packet.pdf (3.18 MB)
Shannon Connelly
Chair
Work Phone: 907-745-7046
Heather Kelley
Vice Chair
Work Phone: 907-861-8695
Stephanie Allen
Work Phone: 907-745-5821
Marilyn Bennett
Work Phone: 507-340-4066
Jo Ehmann
Work Phone: 907-232-3763
George Hoden
Work Phone: 907-861-8489
Ryan Richard
Work Phone: 907-750-8841