Open Space and Regional Parks Commission

The Parks Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners. Examples of items that come before the Board include District and Park Master Plans; schedule of priorities for acquisition and development of park property; purchase, lease or exchange of lands for recreation or park purposes; and rates and charges for services and facility use.  

Membership

The Commission is comprised of nine at-large members appointed by the County Commission for a four-year term. Members can serve two consecutive four-year terms.

Authority

Nevada Revised Statute 244.308
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We're looking for volunteers!!!

Washoe County Community Services Department is accepting applications for persons living in the unincorporated portion of Washoe County (Commission Districts 1 or 3) to serve on the Washoe County Open Space and Regional Parks Commission. Washoe County residents with an interest in the future of the County’s open spaces, parks, trails, natural resources, wildlife, and recreational opportunities are encouraged to apply.

The board acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners. Examples of items that come before the board include district and park master plans; schedule of priorities for acquisition and development of park property; parks budgets; and rates and fees for services and facility uses.

Open Space and Regional Parks Commissioners are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners to serve a 4-year term. The Parks Commission meets monthly, usually at 2:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday. Members receive no compensation.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 28, 2017, 5 P.M.

Application
Contact Information: 
Joanna Schultz 775.823.6500

Meeting Schedule

The Commission meets monthly in Commission Chambers, usually on the first Tuesday, at 2:30 p.m., with a minimum of nine meetings annually. Members receive no compensation.


Meetings

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2017

April 4, 2017

2:30 p.m.

Washoe County Commission Chambers, 1001 E 9th Street, Reno, NV

Feb. 7, 2017

2:30 p.m.

Note Location: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park Ranch House 1595 N Sierra Street, Reno

Jan. 18, 2017

6 p.m.

Concurrent Meeting of City of Reno Recreation and Parks Commission, City of Sparks Parks and Recreation Commission, Washoe County Open Space and Re...

Jan. 3, 2017

2:30 p.m.

Cancellation Notice

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2016

Dec. 6, 2016

2:30 p.m.

Note Location Change:  Rancho San Rafael Regional Park - May Museum 1595 N Sierra Street, Reno NV

Nov. 1, 2016

2:30 p.m.

Bartley Ranch Regional Park-Western Heritage Interpretive Center, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno

Note location change

Oct. 4, 2016

2:30 p.m.

Sep. 6, 2016

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Aug. 22, 2016

4 p.m.

Notice of Possible Quorum

May 3, 2016

2:30 p.m.

Cancellation Notice

April 5, 2016

2:30 p.m.

Meeting Location: Bartley Ranch Regional Park-Brick House, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno

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2015

Dec. 1, 2015

2:30 p.m.

Cancellation Notice

Nov. 3, 2015

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Sep. 1, 2015

2:30 p.m.

Meeting will be held at the Galena Creek Regional Park - Fish Hatchery

March 18, 2015

10 a.m.

Budget Workshop

March 3, 2015

5:30 p.m.

Note:  Location and Time Change

Feb. 3, 2015

2:30 p.m.

Note location of this meeting is at Bartley Ranch Regional Park, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road, Reno

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2014

Dec. 2, 2014

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Nov. 4, 2014

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Oct. 7, 2014

2:30 p.m.

Sep. 2, 2014

2:30 p.m.

Aug. 5, 2014

2:30 p.m.

July 1, 2014

2:30 p.m.

June 23, 2014

2:30 p.m.

WORKSHOP

June 6, 2014

2:30 p.m.

June 3, 2014

2:30 p.m.

April 1, 2014

2:30 p.m.

March 4, 2014

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Feb. 4, 2014

2:30 p.m.

Jan. 7, 2014

2:30 p.m.

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2013

Dec. 3, 2013

2:30 p.m.

MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

Nov. 5, 2013

2:30 p.m.

Oct. 1, 2013

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Sep. 17, 2013

2:30 p.m.

Aug. 6, 2013

2:30 p.m.

July 8, 2013

2:30 p.m.

June 26, 2013

2:30 p.m.

Workshop

June 4, 2013

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

May 7, 2013

2:30 p.m.

April 23, 2013

2:30 p.m.

NOTICE OF POSSIBLE QUORUM

April 2, 2013

2:30 p.m.

March 5, 2013

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

Feb. 5, 2013

2:30 p.m.

Jan. 3, 2013

2:30 p.m.

CANCELLATION NOTICE

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2012

Dec. 4, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Nov. 16, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Cancellation Notice

Oct. 2, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Sep. 4, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Aug. 7, 2012

2:30 p.m.

July 3, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Cancellation Notice

June 5, 2012

2:30 p.m.

May 1, 2012

2:30 p.m.

April 3, 2012

2:30 p.m.

March 6, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Feb. 7, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Jan. 3, 2012

2:30 p.m.

Cancellation Notice