Parks & Recreation Commission

Regular Meetings


  • 7 p.m.
  • The 2nd Tuesday of each month
  • Ypsilanti Senior Center, 1015 N. Congress St, Ypsilanti MI 48197

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  1. Thu Jul. 19

  2. Thu Jul. 26

  3. Thu Aug. 2

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Members

  • Evan Sweet, Chair
    Phone: (313) 910-3890
    Email: evan.sweet@cityofypsilantimi.com
    Term Length: December 15, 2015 - December 1, 2018
  • Linda Horne, Vice-Chair
    Term Length: April 15, 2014 - December 1, 2018
  • Cathy Thorburn, Secretary
    Term Length: June 19, 2010 - May 1, 2020
  • VACANT, Member
    Term Length: February 17, 2015 - February 17, 2018
  • VACANT
    Term Length: April 23, 2013 - April 20, 2019
  • Ashanti Harris, Member
    Term Length - March 21, 2017 - July 1, 2020
  • Ben Connor Barrie, Member
    Term Length - March 21, 2017 - July 1, 2020
  • Kurt Kohlmann, Member
    Term Length - March 21, 2017 - July 1, 2020 
  • Amanda Marshall, Member
    Term October 17, 2017 - October 17, 2020

Helpful Documents

Description
The Parks and Recreation Commission is appointed by City Council to "ensure recreational programs and opportunities are afforded all citizens, by encouraging public-private partnerships between the City, local businesses, organizations, neighborhoods, Washtenaw County, and neighboring townships and by encouraging volunteerism." The goal of the Recreation Commission is to seek sustainable alternatives and methods for making recreational programming available to the citizens of the City of Ypsilanti.

If you are interested in serving on the Commission, please fill out our online interest form. For more information contact the Planning Department at 734-483-9646.
 
Term length for Commissioners is 3 years.