Parks and Recreation Commission

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  • 7:00 pm
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • Council Chamber at City Hall - 505 Swift Blvd., Richland, WA 99352


  • 6:00 pm
  • Fourth Thursday of each month
  • Richland Community Center - 500 Amon Park Dr., Richland, WA 99352

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval.


Term Expiration Date

Maria Gutierrez, Chair

March 31, 2021

James Buelt, Member

March 31, 2020

Barry Richards, Member

March 31, 2019

Nancy Doran, Vice Chair

March 31, 2021

Katie Mair, Member

March 31, 2021

Craig Sloughter, Member

 March 31, 2019

Aaron White, Member

 March 31, 2020

Colin Berry, Youth Member

 March 31, 2019

Tyler Andersen, Youth Member

 March 31, 2019


The purpose and intent of the Parks and Recreation Commission is to advise the City Council based on public input on:

  • City-provided facilities
  • Civic beautification in order to enhance the quality of life
  • Environmental and cultural preservation
  • Programs for recreation 

Park Partnership Program - Application Date Extended to Monday, April 16, 2018

The Parks and Public Facilities Division administers the annual Park Partnership Program. Through the Parks and Recreation Commission, the City of Richland designates up to $20,000 annually from the Park Reserve Fund to provide matching fund grants to community groups toward making capital improvements to City parks, trails, open space and recreational facilities. The goal of the program is to:

  1. Improve or increase park and recreational opportunities for the general public.
  2. Foster public initiative and participation in developing City park and recreational amenities.
  3. Enhance the quality of life in Richland.

The 2018 Park Partnership application, date has been extended to 4:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, 2018.

Applications can be emailed to Patty Roe at, hand delivered to the Parks & Public Facilities Department (500 Amon Park Drive, Richland),or mailed to:

City of Richland
Attn: Patty Roe
Parks and Public Facilities Department, MS-13
505 Swift Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352