Board Vacancy: We are accepting applications for a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. Contact the Parks and Recreation Director, Tom Whitmore, firstname.lastname@example.org, for application information. Applications are due by September 19, 2016 by 4:00 p.m.
The Board meets 1-2 times a month. Agendas, Packets, and Minutes can be found by choosing a button on the left.
Parks & Recreation Mission Statement
“To put forth the highest level of parks, programs, facilities, and services necessary, to establish Rifle as the premier recreational community on the Western Slope.”
The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) was formed in 2005, in conjunction with the passage of the Penny Sales Tax. The board consists of seven voting members and one alternate. One member must be a representative of the senior population at least fifty-five years or age or older. One member may live outside of Rifle City Limits. Members serve three year terms. Terms begin in February.
Duties and Responsibilities
Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to parks and recreation.
the preliminary budget prepared by the Parks and Recreation Director
and provide input as needed before submission to the City Manager and
Assist in the planning of a recreation program
for the inhabitants of the City and surrounding area, promote and
stimulate public interest therein, and to that end, solicit to the
fullest extent possible the cooperation of the school authorities and
other public and private agencies.
Advise the City Council with
respect to the acceptance of money, personal property, or real estate
donated or offered to the City for recreational or park purposes.
and recommend to the City Council for approval a parks and recreation
master plan and review and update such plan annually prior to the budget
Perform such other duties not inconsistent with this
Article as may be requested by the City Council or City Manager to other
City departments or agencies.