Parks & Recreation Commission

Meetings

Agendas & Minutes

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Members

Name
Term ExpiresDistrict/Position
Peter Lurgio
02/2023At Large 
Sara Unger

02/2024Ward 1
Jane Debarbieri
12/2022Ward 2
Vincent Olinski
02/2023Ward 3 
Kenneth Magarian
02/2025Ward 4 - Pro Tempore
Michael Tirrell

02/2024Ward 5 
Douglas Morash

02/2024Ward 6 - Secretary
Scott LaBombard
02/2023At Large - Chair


Overview

The Parks Commission was established in Westfield in 1929 and the Recreation Commission established in 1968 are combined as one commission “Parks and Recreation”.


The Parks and Recreation Commission is made up of eight members of the community, appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council. The purpose of the Commission is to set policies and advises the Department Head, Mayor, and City Council on needed parks and recreation programs;  plan, acquire and develop recreation facilities, parks and open space areas to meet current and future needs as the city grows.