Parks & Recreation Commission

Parks & Recreation Commission Meetings  
Agendas & Minutes Agendas & Minutes prior to October 2017


  • Ana V. Hurtado Aldana, District 1
    Term expires: November 2020
  • Vacant, District 2
    Term expires: November 2020
  • Vacant, District 3
    Term expires: November 2018
  • Phillip Tavarez, District 4
    Term expires: November 2018

  • Francisco Estrada, District 5
    Term expires: November 2018
  • Ari Parker, District 6
    Term expires: November 2020
  • Rhea DeHart, District 7
    Term expires: November 2018


Powers and Duties of the Parks and Recreation Commission are defined in the City of Watsonville Charter Section 911 and 912. The Parks and Recreation Commission consist of 7 members appointed by the City Council. This Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the Council and the City Manager in all matters pertaining to recreation and parks.

The duties of this commission include:
  • Provision of the annual budget
  • Recommend new recreation and parks programs for the community
  • Formulate new policies for acquisition and development of parks
  • Care and removal of trees; acceptance or rejection of offers of donations of money
  • Personal property or real estate to be used for recreation and parks
  • Other duties relating to recreation and park matters as directed by the Council not inconsistent with the provisions of the Charter

Additional Information

Please call 831-768-3240 for more information or submit our Contact Us form.