Parks and Recreation Department
The Parks and Recreation Department, under the direction of Julian Gonzalez, consists of four divisions: Parks, Recreation, Aquatics and Facility Maintenance. The Parks and Recreation Department has the responsibility of developing and maintaining 25 City Parks, 2 pools and 35 facilities in the most cost effective manner possible. In addition, Parks and Recreation Staff is responsible for city-wide graffiti removal, right-of-way mowing and pruning of trees, new construction/improvement projects, special events, recreational activity, etc.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
The Parks and Recreation Department currently has a 7 member appointed Board that assists with departmental recommendations. Current Board Members are Chairman Rolando Barrera, Vice-Chairman Tony Guerrero, Chris Voss, Pat Townsend Sr., Tim Brown, Demetrio Gaona and Carina Garza. The Parks and Recreation Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at noon at the Adult Recreation Center located at 721 N. Bryan Rd. This meeting is open to the public.