Parks & Recreation Commission

About Us

Parks & Recreation Group PhotoThe Parks & Recreation Commission, an advisory board to the City Council, consists of five members nominated by individual City Council Members and appointed by a majority vote of the City Council.  All Commissioners must be Chino Hills residents and are required to take an oath of office prior to commencing their term of office.

Pictured Above - Left to Right, Bottom Row:  Samantha James-Perez, Jennifer Holtkamp; Top Row:  Greg Higgins, Al Jackson, and Robert Gavela. 

Also serving as liaisons to the Parks & Recreation Commission is one ex-officio member representing the Chino Valley Unified School District Board of Education and one student member selected by the City Council.

The Parks & Recreation Commission

  • Advises the City Council on all matters pertaining to acquisition, development, and maintenance of public parks, recreational facilities, and open space as part of a sound Parks Master Plan in keeping with community needs and future growth.
  • Reviews and advises the City Council regarding the financing of and budgeting for such functions, including but not limited to, the financing and budgeting for Parks and Recreation services.
  • Advises the City Council on matters such as trail development, maintenance, and expansion; coordination and development of organized sports; wildlife preservation; coordination with the State Parks Department and other matters assigned by the City Council.


Parks & Recreation Commission
14000 City Center Drive
Chino Hills, CA 91709
Phone: (909) 364-2710
Fax: (909) 364-2725
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Meeting Schedule

The Parks & Recreation Commission meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 14000 City Center Drive, in Chino Hills, unless otherwise noted. During the summer Concerts in the Park series, meetings are scheduled on the Thursday after the regularly scheduled meeting.

Notices of public meetings and their agendas are posted on this website in the Public Meeting Calendar and outside the Council Chambers at City Hall.