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Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
 Bryant Adams Park

Bryant Adams Park
Located adjacent to Veterans Memorial Complex at 2285 Minton Road

Clements Wood Park
Located off Fell Road, approximately 1/4 mile east of Hollywood Boulevard, on the south side.

Hammock Lakes Park
Located north of the intersection of Eber Boulevard and Brunswick Way between Stratford Pointe Subdivision and Hammock Lakes Subdivision .

Jan Lieson Crossroads Park
Located on Meadowlane Road across the road from Meadowlane Elementary School

Tallwood Park
Located on the West side of Hollywood Boulevard, approximately 1/4 mile south of Henry Avenue

Westbrooke Park
Located on the northeast corner of Wingate Boulevard and Hollywood Boulevard

West Melbourne Community Park
Located on the west side of Minton Road between Fell Road and Flanagan Avenue

(Additional Park Information)
Responsibilities
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board was created by Resolution of the City Council of the City of West Melbourne for the following purposes:
  • To serve as a central point of communication for the parks and recreation interests of the City and as an advisory body to the City Council
  • To review proposed acquisitions and improvements to the Parks and Recreation Department and to make recommendations to the City Manager and, where appropriate, the City Council
  • To review current parks and recreation programs and facilities to determine additional needs and submit recommendations pertaining to these needs
  • To provide and/or gather public input on parks and recreation long-range plans
  • To serve in an advisory capacity to the Planning Department for the location, construction, maintenance and funding of parks and recreation facilities
  • To make recommendations regarding applications for and participation in federal, state and district land acquisition and capital improvement and grant programs and
  • To review all parks and recreation related matters submitted to the board by the City Council

Composition
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board consists of seven registered electors and residents of the City. Members of this board are appointed to serve at the pleasure of the City Council for two year terms expiring on September 30th of odd numbered years or until their successors are duly appointed and qualified.  No member shall serve more than three consecutive two year terms.  Any board vacancies shall be  filled by appointment of the City Council.

Board vacancies will be posted on this web page, The Sun Newsletter,  and within City Hall.  If you are interested in serving on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and you meet the foregoing criteria, please complete the Application for Board Vacancy form, attach your resume and submit the form and your resume to Sue Frank, City Clerk, City of West Melbourne, 2240 Minton Road, West Melbourne, Florida 32904.

Questions and Comments
Chris Johnson, Recreation Manager is the staff liaison to the board and can be contacted at 321-837-7779.

Meetings
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meets in the Judge T. Mitchell Barlow Council Chambers at the Veterans Memorial Complex, 2285 Minton Road, West Melbourne, FL 32904-4916 at 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd Monday of every other month beginning in January.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Members
James Shipton
Chair
2570 Stratford Pointe Drive
Ph: 953-8300
Term of Service: 11/13 - 11/15
Email James Shipton
Carol Dreitlein
3332 Dione Street
Ph: 821-4254
Term of Service: 3/14 - 11/15
Email Carol Dreitlein


Geoffrey Chin
1552 Payette Lane
Ph: 726-9944
Term of Service: 11/13 - 11/15
     
Mary B. Hewitt
137 E. Laila Drive
Ph: 723-6525
Term of Service: 11/13 - 11/15
Email Mary Hewitt
Andrew Jones
2649 Vining Street
Ph: 794-0430
Term of Service: 11/13 - 11/15
Email Andrew Jones
Jan Lieson
2129 W. New Have Avenue
Ph: 725-0699
Term of Service: 11/13 - 11/15
Email Jan Lieson
     
Mary Lou Abrams
2651 Vining Street
Ph: 722-9412
Term of Service:  11/13 - 11/15
Email Mary Lou Abrams
Andrea Young
Council Liasion
Ph: 726-8197
Email Andrea Young