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 regularly meets the second Wednesday of every month from September through June at 7:00 p.m.

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

You can attend meetings by visiting and entering the Webinar ID (available on the agenda). Please note, this link will bring you to Zoom. The meeting will begin at the date/time stated on the agenda.  


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

Archived agendas and minutes (2000 through 2019)

Listen to meetings (October 2020 through present)

Listen to meetings (2012 through October 2020)


Members and Roster

The Commission consists of five members:

  • Ronit Bryant (Chair)
  • Jonathan Davis
  • Steve Filios (Vice Chair)
  • 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) 903-6400 or email


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