Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee


  • 12 noon.
  • Meets the first Thursday of the month
  • Location varies
  • Phone: 956-542-2064

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Dillion Vanderford, Board Chairman
  • Nathan Burkhart
  • Anisa Gonzalez
  • Myrta Garza

  • Jerry Hatley
  • Richard M. Perez
  • Marianne Harden-Sanchez


The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee was created by Ordinance #91-1232, amending Chapter 24 of the Code of Ordinances by adding a new Section 24-15. The committee makes recommendations with reference to park management and operations and shall provide guidance and advice regarding improvement and maintenance of the City's parks.

Board Mission

"The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board shall permanently preserve, protect, maintain, improve, and enhance its natural resources, parkland, and recreational opportunities for all current and future generations."

Mission Statement

"The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department provides clean, safe, memorable environments in accordance with maintenance standards that exceed users' expectations and provide an enjoyable experience."

Bicycle Friendly Community

Congrats City of Brownsville for becoming the awarded Bronze Medal for Bicycle Friendly Community presented by The League of American Cyclists.
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