Parks & Recreation Commission

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Tumwater Board of Parks & Recreation Commissioners

The Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners is established by the authority of TMC Chapter 2.72. The Board advises the City Council on expansion and operation of the City’s parks, recreational facilities and programs; control and supervision of all parks belonging to the City; planning, promotion, management and acquisition, construction, development, maintenance and operations, including restrictions on, and compensation to be paid for, concessions or privileges in parks and/or playgrounds. 

Terms & Residency

This Board consists of seven commissioners, serving three-year terms, who are appointed by the Mayor with confirmation by the City Council. Commissioners must reside within the City limits with the exception of two members, who may reside in the Tumwater UGA, as defined in Ordinance No. O2007-011.

 Commission Members    Term Expiration
1. Erin Carrier (UGA), Chair    6/3/2019
2. Terry Bullock, Vice Chair    6/1/2020
3. Kelly Stowe    6/3/2019
4. Mike Culley
5. Bill Kallappa II    6/1/2020
6. Trent Grantham
7. Amy Hargrove    6/4/2018

Staff Contact

Chuck Denney, Parks & Recreation Director,, (360) 754-4160

Parks & Recreation Commission Meetings 

The Parks & Recreation Commission meets regularly on the third Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. (map). Visit the City Calendar for the current meeting schedule.

2017 Meetings

Date Meeting Type Agenda Minutes 
October 18, 2017  Meeting Cancelled     
September 20, 2017 Regular Agenda Minutes  
August 16, 2017  Meeting Cancelled     
July 19, 2017  Meeting Cancelled     
June 21, 2017  Meeting Cancelled     
May 17, 2017  Meeting Cancelled     
April 19, 2017 Regular Agenda Minutes 
March 15, 2017  Meeting Cancelled     
February 15, 2017 Regular Agenda  Minutes 
January 18, 2017 Regular Agenda Minutes 


Past Meetings

For your convenience, meeting records from the past year are available on the City's website. For meeting records from prior years, search the Tumwater Records Center

See 2016 Parks & Recreation Commission Meetings2015 Parks & Recreation Commission Meetings for more.


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accommodations provided upon request, with reasonable, adequate notice. Contact the City Clerk at or call (360) 754-4130.