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Parks and Recreation Board

Advises City Council and oversees planning and administration of city parks, cemeteries, recreation centers, and various programs.

General Requirements

Fifteen members: one of whom shall be a member of the Des Moines Board of Education, recommended by School Board and confirmed by City Council; each Council Member may recommend two candidates. No more than four members terms may expire each year.

Professional Requirements

N/A

Membership Term Information

Four year

Term Limits

Term limits apply

Term Expiration

June 30

Meeting Information

N/A

Meeting Frequency

Fourth Tuesday of each month

Meeting Time

5:00 PM

Meeting Location

Municipal Services Center / Floor Second Floor - Room: Board Room
1551 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway
Des Moines, Iowa 50317

City Staff

Ben Page 515-237-1453 and Rebecca Linhart 515-237-1403