Parks, Recreation and Forestry Committee

The committee shall be responsible for formulating policies and general regulations for all Fity parks, including Wildwood Zoo, Fairgrounds (subject to the jurisdiction of the Fair Commission), pedestrian/bicycle trails and other city facilities as provided further in chapter 21 of this Code.

Regular Meeting Start Time & Location

  • Start Time: Meetings take place at 5:30 p.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of the month  
  • Location: Community Center, 2nd Street Community Center (Mazza Room)


  • This committee shall be composed of seven members, one of whom shall be an alderperson, one of whom shall be a member of the zoological society board of directors, and five others who shall be citizen members. 
  • The members shall serve three-year terms, with two members being appointed each year, except that the alderperson member shall serve a term of one year at a time.
  • The parks and recreation director shall serve as an ex officio member, and the director shall also serve as secretary to the committee.