Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission advises the Mayor and City Council concerning matters relating to the function and operation of the public parks of the city; cooperate and advise with public and private agencies and organizations concerned with the function and operation of parks and recreational activities; collaborate on the evaluation of existing services relating to parks and recreation; and make studies of park and recreation problems.

The public is always welcome to attend the meetings!

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Authorization and Overview

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission is created by Chapter 2.44 of the Anacortes Municipal Code, which can be found here

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission consists of five members appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council. The term length is five years.  


Member Name Term Expires Seat Requirement
Sarah Nichols October 2024 General Public
Brad Adams October 2027 General Public
JoAnn York-Gilmore October 2027 General Public
Alexander Hernandez February 2024 General Public
Christine Hansen February 2024 General Public

Regular Meetings

Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the Main Floor Conference Room of the Municipal Building (Address: 904 6th Street, Anacortes, WA 98221).

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. Sign up here to be notified when agendas are published. 

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Contact Information

Phone: 360-293-1918

Email the Parks and Recreation Department

Link: Parks & Recreation Page