The Parks and Recreation Board consist of seven Southlake residents who have been appointed by the City Council for two-year terms. The Parks and Recreation Board advises the City Council on matters related to city parks and recreation programs, including the development of recreational areas and facilities, park and recreation service improvement policies and related program budgets. (Ordinance No. 646B, Bylaws)
Second Monday of every month
Legends Hall at the Marq Southlake 285 Shady Oaks Drive
Public welcome to attend all meetings
Members are appointed to a two-year term, unless appointed to fulfill an existing vacancy. Members serve at the will of Council and shall continue to serve until their successors are duly appointed and sworn into office.
Residents interested in serving on this board shall complete an application and submit it to the City Secretary no later than May 1. Applications will remain on file for one year.
If you have any questions on the appointment process, please contact the City Secretary’s Office at (817) 748-8183.
All correspondence for the Parks and Recreation Board shall be sent to:
Parks and Recreation Board
c/o City of Southlake
285 Shady Oaks Drive
Southlake, Texas 76092
Agendas & Minutes
The agenda will be available by 6:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the meeting. View All Minutes are available following approval.
John Thomas, Place 1 (term expires: June 2024)
William Thornton, Place 2 (term expires: June 2023)
Frances Scharli, Place 3 Chair (term expires: June 2024)
Magdalena Battles, Place 4 (term expires: June 2023)
Stacy Driscoll, Place 5 (term expires: June 2024)
Chad Bedwell, Place 6 (term expires: June 2023) Paul Venesky, Place 7 Vice-Chair (term expires: June 2024)