Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission meets May 1

Children and adults at a Movie in the Park event at Flatiron Community Park in Apache Junction. (Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Department)

The Apache Junction Parks and Recreation Commission on May 1 will be updated on city policies including the recently added code of conduct.

City Attorney Joel Stern. (Independent Newsmedia/Arianna Grainey)

City Attorney Joel Stern is slated to also discuss the conflict of
interest law, open meeting law, parliamentary procedure and the public record law at the meeting that begins at 6 p.m. in the council chambers, 300 E. Superstition Blvd.

In other business, Parks Director Liz Langenbach is to update the commission on projects and opportunities in the parks and other service areas, and upcoming events and activities.

Flatiron Community Park, 100 N. Apache Trail, includes a water feature. (Richard H. Dyer, Independent Newsmedia)

The Parks and Recreation Commission is an advisory board that works closely with the parks and recreation director. The board recommends regulations, policies, control and improvements of public parks in Apache Junction. The commission also recommends fees for the use of public facilities, full time and seasonal employees as necessary for the efficient management of city parks and recreational programs, according to the city’s website.

There are seven members appointed to the commission who serve three-year terms. They are: Wayne Standage Jr., chair; Jesse Gage, vice chair; and Commissioners Judy Borey, Frank Schoenbeck, Heather Moeller, Luciano Buzzin and Walker Waldie, according to ajcity.net/348/Parks-Recreation-Commission.

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