Parks & Recreation Committee

Responsibilities

The Committee shall advise the Township Manager and Board of Supervisors on matters pertaining to parks and recreation including, but not necessarily limited to land acquisition for the purposes of active or passive recreation including open space preservation, parkland development, and programming. Such advice and responsibilities shall include:

  1. Alignment of local definitions of recreational amenities and services with regional definitions;
  2. Assistance in development of Park Master Plans;
  3. Periodic review of existing Park Master Plans as the needs of the community evolve;
  4. Recommending parkland development in accordance with established Park Master Plans;
  5. Facilitating community engagement on matters pertaining to parkland development, use/programming, and land acquisition for active or passive recreational purposes;
  6. Connectivity of parkland to existing and proposed bike paths and shared use paths;
  7. Reviewing programming needs for Township residents and recommending changes to programming through the liaison to the Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority;
  8. Assisting Township staff and the Board of Supervisors in amending and updating the Ferguson Township Recreation, Parks, and Open Space Plan;
  9. Other duties relative to the betterment of active and passive recreational amenities and services in the Township.

Committee Member

NameTitleTerm Expiration

Chair

12/31/2021

Vice Chair

12/31/2021

Member

12/31/2021

Member

12/31/2021

Secretary

12/31/2019

Member

12/31/2019

Member

12/31/2019

Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority Representative