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Anchorage Parks & Recreation Commission

APRIL PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION MEETING

Thursday, April10, 2014 6:00 PM
Spenard Recreation Center
2020 West 48th Ave

REGULAR MEETING CALL TO ORDER: 6:00 PM

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL of AGENDA

APPROVAL of MINUTESMarch

DIRECTOR’S COMMENTS

APPEARANCE REQUESTS:

Note Time Limit:  This agenda item will not exceed 30 minutes in length.

Testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes for individuals and five (5) minutes for organizations

ANCHORAGE PARK FOUNDATION REPORT

INFORMATION ITEMS

 A)    PRC 14-14 Inclusive Playground Strategic Plan

 ACTION ITEMS

A)    PRC 14-15 Arctic Benson Park Improvements

PRC Resolution 2014-11

B)    PRC 14-16 Papago Park Improvements

PRC Resolution 2014-12

C)    PRC 14-17 2014 Anchorage Park Foundation Challenge Grant Projects

        a)    Alaska Tennis Association Areawide Amenities and Maintenance

        b)    Little Dipper Park Eagle Scout Overlook

        c)    Lloyd Steele Park Soccer Field Repairs by Rush

PRC Resolution 2014-13

D)    PRC 14-18 2014 Youth Employment in Parks Projects

        a)    Campbell Creek Restoration at the New Seward Highway

        b)   Chester Creek Trail Vegetation Maintenance

        c)    Far North Bicentennial Park Trail Maintenance

        d)    Ruth Arcand Park Trail Maintenance

        e)    Moen Park New Trail Construction

        f)     Little Campbell Lake Trail Maintenance

        g)    Ruth Arcand Park Bridge Reconstruction

        h)    Far North Bicentennial Park Bridge Reconstruction

        i)     Russian Jack Springs Park (Greenbelt Bridges) Bridge Repair

        j)     Earthquake Park Beautification Project

PRC Resolution 2014-14

COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

UPCOMING MEETINGS/AGENDA ITEMS

May 8, 2014:  Regular Commission Meeting – Spenard Recreation Center, 6 pm

 ADJOURNMENT

The Anchorage Parks & Recreation Commission consists of 9 commissioners. Unless otherwise noted, meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of every month, 6:00 pm at the Spenard Recreation Center, located at 2020 W. 48th Avenue. The public is welcome to attend.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Public comment before the commission will follow Municipal policies and procedures for public hearings including:

  • Members of the public may only comment one (1) time during the public hearing process on an item.
  • Public comment will be timed and each member of the public will be allowed to speak for 3 minutes.
  • Groups or organizations may appoint one person to represent the organization. The group or organization representative will be allowed 5 minutes to comment.

For additional information please see the Parks & Recreation Commission Welcome Brochure.

Past Meeting Information

If you are looking for a past meeting agenda, please click on the following link to visit the Parks & Recreation Commission Archives.

Anchorage Parks & Recreation Commission Members 

  • Joey Caterinichio  
  • Jon Dyson   
  • Peter Murphy 
  • Richard T. Mystrom 
  • Carl A. Propes, Jr.
  • Harlow Robinson
  • James Winchester 
  • James Balamaci

Staff Support 343-4355 or e-mail.

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Eagle River Board of Supervisors

The Eagle River Board of Supervisors consists of 6 members. Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month at 7pm at Eagle River Town Center, Room 170 (12001 Business Blvd). These meetings are open to the public.  Visit the website for meeting updates.

Staff Support 343-1500 or e-mail.

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Girdwood Board of Supervisors

The Girdwood Board of Supervisors consists of 5 members. Meetings are held the 2nd Monday of each month at 7pm in the Girdwood Community Center. The public is welcome to attend.

  • David Chadwick
  • Erin Eker (Co-Chair)
  • Janice Crocker (Co-Chair)
  • Karen Zaccaro
  • Tommy O'Malley

Girdwood Liaison, Kyle Kelly, 783-8146 or GBOS. Visit the website for additional information.

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    • Parks and Recreation
    • Director: John Rodda
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 630, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-4355