Parks & Recreation Commission

Meetings


  • 7 p.m.
  • 2nd Thursday of Each Month
  • City Hall
    8650 California Avenue
    City Council Chambers
    South Gate, CA 90280
Commission meetings are open to the public and members of the public are allowed to address the commission on any parks and recreation related issue at the start of each meeting during the "Public Comment" portion of the agenda.

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are prepared prior to each meeting, minutes are available following approval. Click here to access the Parks & Recreation Commission's Agendas and Minutes. 

Members


Parks and Recreation Commissioners are appointed by the City Council. Commissioners include:
  • Jennifer Cypert, Chair
  • Naomi Nixon, Vice Chair
  • Jim Hicklin, Secretary
  • Stephanie Rivera, Commissioner
  • Tony Monroy, Commissioner

Duties


The Parks and Recreation Commission serves as an advisory panel to the City Council on matters related to the city's parks and its recreation programs.

Commission Facts


There is no provision in the City’s Municipal Code that prevents a member from serving on multiple City committees or commissions. However, the City’s custom and practice is to avoid allowing a member to serve on multiple boards at the same time. 

Elected officials are not permitted to serve on the Parks & Recreation Commission. 

Meeting Compensation Disclosure


Pursuant to Government Code Section 54952.3, disclosure of compensation for meeting attendance by the Parks & Recreation Commissioners is $75.00 per meeting. Meeting attendance is required to receive compensation.