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The City Board of Parks and Recreation shall have such powers, hold such public meetings with public record minutes provided to the city clerk and perform such duties as are provided by the laws of the state and any other powers or duties not inconsistent therewith granted to it by the provisions of this code or other ordinance of the city.

Pursuant to § 7-16-4222, Montana Code Annotated, the City Park and Recreation Board may exercise the following powers and duties for any park or open space matter that has not been specifically addressed by city ordinance, resolution or the applicable portion of the city budget:

To make all rules for the use by the public of parks as well as open spaces, greenways, and trails placed under the care and control of the City Parks and Recreation Board.

To make all rules necessary or convenient to protect and promote the growth of trees and plants in parks, streets, avenues, alleys, boulevards, and public places under the care and control of the board and for the protection of all birds inhabiting, frequenting, or nesting in the parks, streets, avenues, boulevards, and public places.

Guiding Principles, Vision, Mission and Strategic Goals 

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Board Information

Agendas and Minutes:

Go to the City's current agendas and minutes page and use the filter button to the right of the search bar to filter by date or by the name of a board or committee. This link will have agendas and minutes from August 2019 to present.

Archived minutes and agendas: City Council and Board and Commission records from June 18, 2012, to July 19, 2019.

Subcommittees of Parks & Recreation Board
Caras Park Extraordinary Events Committee - Meets on a as needed basis
Missoula Art Park Extraordinary Events Committee - Meets on a as needed basis
Tree Board - Meets on a as needed basis

 

Prior to COVID, meetings were previously held at Headwaters Meeting Room, Currents Aquatics Center in McCormick Park, 600 Cregg Lane, phone 721-PARK. Zoom meetings are subject to change in the future.

The City Board of Parks and Recreation shall have such powers, hold such public meetings with public record minutes provided to the city clerk and perform such duties as are provided by the laws of the state and any other powers or duties not inconsistent therewith granted to it by the provisions of this code or other ordinance of the city.

Pursuant to § 7-16-4222, Montana Code Annotated, the City Park and Recreation Board may exercise the following powers and duties for any park or open space matter that has not been specifically addressed by city ordinance, resolution or the applicable portion of the city budget:

To make all rules for the use by the public of parks as well as open spaces, greenways, and trails placed under the care and control of the City Parks and Recreation Board.

To make all rules necessary or convenient to protect and promote the growth of trees and plants in parks, streets, avenues, alleys, boulevards, and public places under the care and control of the board and for the protection of all birds inhabiting, frequenting, or nesting in the parks, streets, avenues, boulevards, and public places.

Guiding Principles, Vision, Mission and Strategic Goals 

Zoom webinar the second Tuesday of each month at 12 p.m.

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Appointees must be at least 18 years old, be a current resident of the city of Missoula and be a United States citizen. Their position is considered vacant if the individual ceases to be a resident of the city.

Cassy Gladwin, Recreation Accounting Clerk, Parks and Recreation: 406-552-6255
Appointment is by the mayor and subject to City Council confirmation.
Parks & Conservation

Missoula Municipal Code 2.28 

Montana Code Annotated 7-16-4201 - 7-16-4228

Name Position Term Start Term End Status Appointed By
Besancon, Charles Regular Member 01 May 2022 30 Apr 2025 Active Mayor
Castellanos, Erynn Regular Member 29 Nov 2021 30 Apr 2023 Active Mayor
Costa, Margaret (Margie) Regular Member 01 May 2020 30 Apr 2023 Active Mayor
Duncan, Sam Regular Member 09 May 2022 30 Apr 2023 Active Mayor
Harris, Dale Chair 06 Apr 2022 30 Apr 2025 Active Mayor
O'Connor, John Regular Member 06 Apr 2022 30 Apr 2025 Active Mayor
Sellers, Kelly Regular Member 01 May 2022 30 Apr 2025 Active Mayor

Meetings