Parks, Art, Recreation, Culture, and Streetscapes (PARCS) Board

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Membership
Nine residents of the city appointed to serve a one-year term. Applications are currently closed.

New applicants (not currently a registered Serve Sugar Land Volunteer)

  • visit volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov
  • select "Get Involved" at the top of the page
  • select the PARCS Board Application
  • fill out the application and submit

Existing Serve Sugar Land volunteers

  • visit volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov
  • login to your volunteer account
  • select "Get Involved" at the top of the page
  • select the PARCS Board Application
  • fill out the application and submit
Members
Position
Term Expiring
Barbara Brescian
Chair
September 30, 2019
HoJin Lim
Vice Chair
September 30, 2019
Vacant


Kelly Reynolds 1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2019
Heather Guillen
1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2019
Kelsey Low
1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2019
Andy Phan
1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2019
Tracy Pipes
1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2019
Joan Maresh-Hansen
1 Year Term Member
September 30, 2019

Established


The new PARCS Board was established in June 2014, with City Council adoption of Ordinance No. 1963
 

Duties and Responsibilities


The City Council vision for the Parks, Art, Recreation, Culture, and Streetscapes (PARCS) Board is to create a board to provide input, feedback and advice on projects and programs to enrich the visual and aesthetic environment of the City and to advise on other matters relating to long term goals and objectives for parks, recreation and cultural activities, streetscape and urban forestry programs, to ensure an environment where all citizens could share and enjoy the full diversity and vitality by:
  • Building cultural arts programs and related parks and facilities that are recognized for distinctive appearance of art in public places, outstanding functionality and collaborative leadership in the cultural arts sector;
  • Understanding users as our customers and their needs to enhance the overall quality of life for our customers by providing leisure, and cultural services while preserving, conserving and promoting our natural and resources. and a system that ensures that all citizens and visitors have an opportunity to experience the finest in parks, recreation, art and culture; and
  • Engaging public art as a major attraction for our citizens, artists, cultural tourism, and economic development;

Board Member Qualifications


Members should be persons who possess skills and qualifications useful to parks, art, recreation, culture, and streetscapes in the city; represent various community sectors; and have professional expertise or one or more of the following backgrounds:
  • Parks, Arts or Recreation User/Advocate;
  • Landscape Architect, Architect, Interior Designer, or Urban Planner;
  • Fine Arts Professional or Educator;
  • Arts or Architecture Historian, Administrator, or Curator;
  • Business or Education Leader/Philanthropist