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Parks and Recreation Commission

Meetings are usually held at 6:30 p.m. during the first Thursday of each month.
For more information about the PRC, please contact Mia Lorenz at 808-1956 or MLorenz@cityofsacramento.org.

Powers and Duties

Per Section 2.62.030 - Powers and Duties of Commission, the powers and duties of the commission shall be as follows:

  • To provide recommendations and advice to the city council and the department of parks and recreation on policies, projects, and other matters pertaining to parks, recreation, trees, and human services affecting the city of Sacramento referred to the commission by the city council, the director of parks and recreation, the community, or members of the commission.
  • To review and provide recommendations on the development and implementation of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan as an element of the city’s general plan. 
  • To conduct public hearings and review complaints and other matters pertaining to parks and recreation issues, as requested by the director of parks and recreation or the city council.
  • To conduct an annual workshop to review the Department’s annual operating budget and capital improvement plan.
  • To hear appeals from decisions of the director of parks and recreation relating to tree maintenance and removal pursuant to Sections 12.56.120 and 12.64.060 of this code. To meet with neighborhood associations and park user groups to discuss parks and recreation issues and needs.
  • To encourage individuals, business, and citizens groups to contribute funds, property and/or volunteer services for the development and operation of parks and recreation facilities.