The Parks and Recreation Commission is an advisory commission appointed by the Mayor and Council. Their purpose is to advise the Council on the conduct of, and the supervision of, public parks and public playgrounds, athletic fields, recreation centers, recreational facilities and other recreation activities on any of the properties owned or controlled by the City, or on other properties with the consent of the owners and occupants thereof.
The Commission consists of eight members. One member is a representative from School District No. 271, and one member is a member of the City Council.
Current members are:
Scott Cranston, Chairman
Mike McDowell, Vice Chairman
Mike Kennedy, Council Liaison
Mitchell Shellman, Student Rep
Doug Eastwood, Staff Liaison
Steve Anthony, Staff Liaison
From left to right: John Bruning, Bridgette Hill, Dave Patzer, Mike McDowell, Ginny Tate, Scott Cranston, Jim Lien
The Parks and Recreation Commission adopts bylaws, rules and regulations for the proper conduct of the recreation and parks in and for the City. The bylaws, rules and regulations are subject to the approval of the Mayor and City Council.
The Monday preceding the third Tuesday of each month, at 5:30 p.m. The current meeting place is Library Community Room, 702 East Front Street.
All meetings are open to the public and publicized to allow and promote public participation in the decisions of the Commission.
Contact through the Staff Liaison:
Doug Eastwood, Parks Director
Steve Anthony, Recreation Director
710 Mullan Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814
Parks Department: (208) 769-2252
Recreation Department: (208) 769-2250
FAX: (208) 769-2383