Parks & Recreation Advisory


  • 7 p.m.
  • 3rd Monday of every month
  • Public Works Building
    405 W. St. Julien Street

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Mike Bidelman
  • Emily Bruflat - City Council Liaison
  • Al Christensen
  • Brian Fremo
  • David Hoehn
  • Ryan Kupcho
  • Mike Looft
  • Sarah Nielsen
  • Shanon Nowell - City Council Liaison
  • Jordan Paula
  • Laura Zender

About the Parks & Recreation Advisory

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is established to study the needs of the City in the area of public parks and recreational programs and to make recommendations to the City Council on park and recreation policies.  The duties and responsibilities of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board include, but are not limited to reviewing and making recommendations to the City Council on park and recreation policies; reviewing the need for additional park land; preparing a park land acquisition and development plan; preparing a capital equipment and improvement program for the park system; making annual budget recommendations; studying and recommending park and recreational programs and activities; studying and meeting with other governmental organizations and bodies on the use of parks; and serving as the City's Tree Advisory Board.

Members & Appointment

Members serve three year terms.  Regular meeting dates are subject to change due to holidays, special circumstances, and/or elections.  If unsure about a meeting date or time, please contact the Public Works Department at 507-934-0670 or by emailing the Public Works Department.

City Council advisory board and commission members are recommended by the Mayor and appointed by the City Council.  Vacancies occur most frequently at the end of the year, however vacancies do occur throughout the year as well.  If you are interested in being considered for appointment to this or any other advisory board or commission, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at 507-934-0663 or email the City Administrator for an application card.  Members must live within the corporate limits of the City of Saint Peter.