Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

Meetings


  • 12 noon.
  • Meets the first Thursday of the month
  • Location varies
  • Phone: 956-542-2064

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members


  • Dillion Vanderford, Board Chairman
  • Nathan Burkhart
  • Anisa Gonzalez
  • Myrta Garza


  • Jerry Hatley
  • Esli Ceballos
  • Jose A. Escobedo

Overview


The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee was created by Ordinance #91-1232, amending Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances by adding a new Section 24-15. The committee makes recommendations with reference to park management and operations and shall provide guidance and advice regarding improvement and maintenance of the City's parks.

Board Mission


"The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall permanently preserve, protect, maintain, improve, and enhance its natural resources, parkland, and recreational opportunities for all current and future generations."

Mission Statement


"The mission of the Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department is to directly contribute to the City’s quality of life by providing exceptional programs, facilities, parks, and trails while celebrating and preserving the community’s natural and cultural heritage.”

Bicycle Friendly Community


Congrats City of Brownsville for becoming the awarded Bronze Medal for Bicycle Friendly Community presented by The League of American Cyclists.