Parks and Recreation Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • 7 p.m.
  • The first Monday of the month
  • Parks and Recreation Department office


Members are appointed by the mayor with confirmation by the city council.
  • Carol Bertrand
    Term Expires: June 2018
  • Glenn Connly
    Term Expires: June 2018
  • David Cronin
    Term Expires: June 2019
  • Thomas Dunphy
    Term Expires: July 2019
  • Julia Chevan
    Term Expires: October 2017
  • Kristin Dardano
    Term Expires: June 2018
  • Michael Laga
    Term Expires: June 2020
  • James Ryan
    Term Expires: June 2020
  • Karen Foster

About the Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission is a volunteer board that helps the department set and implement policy.


 There shall be a parks and recreation commission consisting of nine members.

Authorities and Responsibilities

The parks and recreation commission advises the parks and recreation department on development and implementation of recreational programming for parks, playgrounds, playfields, indoor recreation centers and other recreation areas and facilities owned or controlled by the city.

The parks and recreation commission is an advisory multiple-member body of the city.

Northampton Administrative Code adopted November 20, 2014