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Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC)
Back Row: Left to Right - Barry Miller, Paul Rosenbloom, Mandolin Kadera-Redmond, Rob Selna
Front Row: Left to Right - Ellen Wu, Faith Du Bois, Marsha Peterson, Toshia Marshall, Judy Belcher (not pictured - Mio Floras)
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission reports and makes recommendations to the Oakland City Council on Parks and Recreation policies. PRAC consists of 11 seats, appointed by the Mayor and Council to represent the citizens of Oakland.
The public is welcome to attend the Commission's monthly meetings, which are held on the second Wednesday of every month except for August, 4:30 pm, at the Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Avenue. Call (510) 238-7532 to confirm meeting time and venue.
|Agendas and Minutes|
|Agenda||Wednesday February 11, 2015|
|Agenda||Saturday January 10, 2015|
Advisory Commission Members
Draft Report - Policy Recommendations on Dogs in Oakland Parks
The Oakland Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) released a draft report, “Policy Recommendations on Dogs in Oakland Parks” prepared by its Ad Hoc Committee on Dog Play Areas. The report may be downloaded by clicking on the below image.
Interested in serving on the PRAC?
Oakland's Park & Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) researches and formulates policy recommendations and plans for the future development of Oakland Parks and Recreation (OPR) and advises the Oakland City Administrator and City Council on matter affecting the operation of the OPR and their facilities, functions, exhibits and duties. PRAC consists of 11 seats, appointed by the Mayor and Council to represent the citizens of Oakland. Commissioner applications are sought from candidates of all backgrounds and from all parts of the city who are interested in preserving the city's parks and recreation facilities and who have one or more of the following desired work or volunteer experience:
- planning and implementing major projects
- experience with recreational programs
- mediation skills
- enthusiasm for Oakland
PRAC meets the second Wednesday of the month from 4:30 to 6:00 pm at the Garden Center at Lakeside Park. Download Application.