Parks & Recreation Commission

Please refer to the Commission calendar as locations and dates may change.  Meetings will be held in person.

Regular Meetings

  • 1st Wednesday of each month
  • 6:00 PM
  • Community Center
    100 Wulfsohn Road
    Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Members

  • Bill Coleman
    Appointed: 2/2004, 2/2007, 2/2009, 2/2012, 2/2015, 5/2018, 3/2019
    Term Expires: 3/2022
  • James Fosnaught
    Appointed: 2/2018 (Alternate), 11/2018 to fill, 2/2020
    Term Expires: 3/2023
  • Jasmin Ramirez
    Appointed: 6/2019 (to fill as Alternate), 03/2021
    Term Expires: 3/2024
  • Andrew Mueller
    Appointed: 2/2016, 3/2019
    Term Expires: 3/2022
  • Laura Speck
    Appointed: 3/2019
    Term Expires: 3/2022
  • Kris Smulczenski (Outside City limits but within 81601 zip code)
    Appointed: 03/2021
    Term Expires: 3/2024
  • VACANT (Youth Representative)
    Appointed: 
    Term Expires: 3/2022
ALTERNATES
  • VACANT (Alternate)
    Appointed:
    Term expires: 3/2022
  • VACANT (Alternate)
    Appointed: 
    Term Expires: 3/2024

Council Liaison


  • Ingrid Wussow
  • Steve Davis (Alternate)

Composition of the Parks and Recreation Commission

  • Seven (7) citizens, at least six (6) who are residents of the City and one (1) who may reside outside of the City but within the 81601 zip code area or own real property or a business within the City.
  • One (1) youth (under the age of eighteen [18] at appointment) who shall serve a one-year term from June 1 to May 31 of the following year.

Powers and Duties of the Parks and Recreation Commission


(as defined in Title 020 of the Glenwood Springs Municipal Code);
(e) Powers and duties of Parks and Recreation Commission. 

The powers and duties of the Parks and Recreation Commission shall be:
  1. To investigate, study and report to the City Council all matters concerning City parks and recreation within the City and other matters concerning the subject of parks and recreation which may be pertinent to the City and requested of such Commission by the City Council.
  2. To investigate, study and report to the City Council on such other matters concerning parks and recreation within the City as the Commission may deem in the best interests of the City.
  3. To provide technical assistance, advice and planning support to the Parks and Recreation Director and City Council regarding tree planting and maintenance needs in the City.
  4. To provide recommendations from time to time regarding the administration and implementation of Article 090.050 of this Code.
  5. To investigate, study and report to City Council all matters concerning the burial and internment facilities of the City and other such matters as may be requested by City Council from time to time.
  6. To investigate, study and report to City Council on such other matters concerning burial and internment facilities and such other similar matters as the Commission may deem in the best interests of the City.
  7. To investigate, study and report to City Council any and all matters concerning the use and operation of the City's Community Center.
  8. To coordinate with other City boards and commissions on any aspect of the Community Center that may relate to the powers and duties of such other boards and commissions.
  9. To investigate, study and report to City Council on grants, donations and other forms of funding to assist in the operation of the Community Center, and to otherwise advise City Council on budgetary needs related to the operation of the Community Center.