The purpose of the Parks, Recreation
and Education Commission is to act in an advisory capacity
to the City Council in matters pertaining to park recreation facilities and programs.
The objectives of the Commission are:
||Cooperate with other governmental agencies and civic groups in the advancement of sound
recreation and parks planning and programming.
||Review and make
recommendations on the City's community grant program.
||Recommend plans for the acquisition, development, beautification and
maintenance of public park and recreational area.
for implementation of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan.
||Advise the City Council on long range parks, recreation
and educational programs.
The Commission is also committed to serving as
a key educational advocate and advisor to the Calabasas community. We
exist to encourage that excellence in education is established, embraced, and
perpetuated for present and future generations. The Commission defines
education in its broadest sense as encompassing the life-long quest for enhanced
knowledge, abilities, skills, attitudes and values on both an individual and
The Commission is comprised of 8 voting members, each of whom are residents of the City
of Calabasas, and a non-voting student member representing Calabasas area schools. Resident
Commission members are appointed by a majority vote of the City Council for a term of 2
years. Commissioners are selected for their familiarity with the issues, interests and
needs of the community regarding parks, recreation and education services within the City of