Parks and Recreation Commission (PRC)


The Parks and Recreation Commission was established to assist in the planning of parks and recreation facilities and activities while working with local schools and other public and private entities to achieve a vibrant network of parks, recreation opportunities. functioning facilities and open space. The Commission consists of five members.
The general functions for the Parks and Recreation Commission include:

  • Acting in an advisory capacity to the Council for all parks and recreation matters 
  • Considering and recommending annual budget provisions for parks and recreation purposes
  • Accepting donations to the City for recreation or park purposes, including real estate and property, which are subject to the approval of the Council

The Commission also serves as Urban Forestry Board, which hears appeals and makes recommendations regarding heritage tree and street tree concerns.


The Parks and Recreation Commission meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, meetings will be held virtually, with no physical meeting location, until further notice.

You can sign up to attend meetings at Please note, the meeting date on this link will be updated approximately 72 hours prior to the meeting date, so please confirm the meeting date prior to signing up.  



Agendas, minutes, and related documents (November 2015 through present)

Agenda packets (Last two years)

Listen to meetings (October 2020 through present)

Listen to meetings (2012 through October 2020)

Archived agendas and minutes (2000 through 2019)

Members and Roster

The Commission consists of five members:

  • Ronit Bryant
  • Steve Filios
  • Jonathan Herbach
  • Joe Mitchner
  • Sandy Sommer

View the Advisory Body Roster for additional information.



Current Parks and Recreation projects are noted in this workplan.


Additional Information

The Community Services Department supports the Parks and Recreation Commission. For additional information or to request Agendas via e-mail, please contact the Community Services Department at (650) 903-6331 or email


You can sign up for e-mail alerts through MyMV to be notified when new agendas are available.