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Parkland Events Task Force

Develop recommendations to ensure that all City parks, but most particularly Auditorium Shores, Zilker Park, and Festival Beach, remain first and foremost assets for the citizens of Austin to enjoy and that the parks are preserved and enhanced for future generations of Austinites and visitors to experience and enjoy. See Resolution 20150305-025

Task Force Resource Information

Please send any questions or concerns via email to reservations@austintexas.gov

Members:

  • Colin Wallis - appointed by Mayor Adler
  • Ingrid Weigand - appointed by MPT Tovo
  • Kannou Curette - appointed by CM Houston
  • Alykhan Mohamed - appointed by CM Garza
  • VACANT - appointed by CM Renteria
  • Debbie Stanley - appointed by CM Casar
  • David King - appointed by CM Kitchen
  • Stacy Farrugia - representing District 6
  • Patrick Brewer - appointed by CM Pool
  • Michael Joyce - appointed by CM Troxclair
  • Carol Lee - representing District 10
  • Pam Thompson - nominated by Environmental Commission
  • Buddy Quaid - nominated by Music Commission
  • Rick Cofer - nominated by Parks & Recreation Board
  • Bobby Garza - nominated by Open Space, Environment & Sustainability Committee
  • James Russell - nominated by Open Space, Environment & Sustainability Committee
  • Jeff Smith - nominated by Open Space, Environment & Sustainability Committee

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Meetings: 

Meeting locations for the task force vary between Fiesta Gardens Building, Zilker Botanical Gardens, Lion's Municipal Golf Course Ballroom, and Northwest Recreation Center. Please see each posted Agenda for the scheduled location.

  • February 9, 2016 - Cancelled
  • February 23, 2016 - TBD
  • March 8, 2016 - TBD
  • March 22, 2016 - TBD
  • April 5, 2016 - TBD
  • April 19, 2016 - TBD
  • May 3, 2016 - TBD
  • May 17, 2016 - TBD
  • May 31, 2016 - Cancelled
  • June 7, 2016 - TBD
  • June 14, 2016 - TBD
  • June 28, 2016 - TBD
  • July 12, 2016 - TBD
  • July 19, 2016 - (meeting added by task force at July 12 meeting)
  • July 26, 2016 - Cancelled
  • August 2, 2016 - TBD (meeting added by task force at July 19 meeting)
  • August 9, 2016 - TBD
  • August 23, 2016 - TBD
  • August 29, 2016 - TBD (meeting added by task force per discussion at August 2 meeting)
  • September 6, 2016 - Cancelled
  • September 13, 2016 - Public Input Meeting (meeting added by task force at August 29 meeting)
  • September 20, 2016 - TBD (meeting added by task force at August 29 meeting)

Meeting Documents:

View Agendas, Approved Minutes and Supporting Documents

Staff: 

Jason Maurer, Parks & Recreation Department, 512-974-2427