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Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee

The City of Lago Vista Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee operates and maintains all of Lago Vista's parks, swimming pools, creative and recreational programs, sports facilities, cemeteries and more in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. They strive to provide an exceptional recreational experience to enhance the quality of life for all Lago Vista residents and guests.

The Parks & Recreations Committee was created to accomplish the following purposes:

  • Act as an advisory board to the council with respect to the use of parkland dedication funds or the acquisition of new parkland and the development of park facilities.
  • Study and evaluate the alternative potential parkland sites, and potential facilities to be developed and alternate uses of parkland dedication funds.
  • Develop and recommend a comprehensive master plan for park facilities which will guide the city in the acquisition of parkland and the development of park facilities in the city.
  • Provide input to the city staff, the planning and zoning commission and the city council on potential parkland acquisition and facility projects to be considered for inclusion in the city’s five year capital improvement program.
  • Perform any other planning and development related functions as required by or requested by the council. 

Member Title Membership Term Expires
 Darnell Powell  Member   January 1, 2023
 DiAnn Tjon-Joe-Pin  Vice Chairperson   January 1, 2022
 Darci DeVough  Member   January 1, 2023
 Selima Harbison  Member   January 1, 2022
Mandi Carter Secretary   January 1, 2022
 Karen Van Ness  Chairperson   January 1, 2023
 Deanna Roberts  Member   January 1, 2023
 Chelaine Marion  Council Liaison     
The Committee meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.