Parks & Rec. and Community Outreach Committee

Membership Information

Member Name: Appointed by:
Chris Olson (Chair)  Mayor Karyn Cunnigham
Sheila Frazier Former Vice Mayor John DuBois
Ed Feller Councilmember Patrick Fiore 
Heidi Feder Councilmember David Singer
Leopoldo Llinas Councilmember Marsha Matson
Beatriz Herrmann Village Council at Large
Beth Adler Village Council at Large
David Greenwell Village Council at Large

Board Liaisons:

  • Council Liaison:  Patrick Fiore, Councilmember
  • Staff Liaison:  Fanny Carmona, Parks & Recreation Director

Purpose/ Mission

Pursuant to Section 2-55 of the Village’s Code of Ordinances, the mission of the Parks & Recreation and Community Outreach Committee is to provide recommendations to the Village Council in matters of village parks and recreation levels of service; and to provide recommendations to the village council in matters of community engagement and public awareness.

 Advisory scope: To review the following: (i) State of the parks’ structures; (ii) State of the parks’ recreational facilities; (iii) recreational programming and fees; (iv) parks accessibility; (v) parks safety; (vi) communication strategies; (vii) communication execution; (viii) integration of community calendars; (ix) village hosted events; (x) sponsorship opportunities; (xi) stakeholder engagement practices


The Committee will meet on first Thursday of every month at 7:00 pm.  Check out the calendar linked on the left menu bar for more details.

Pursuant to the Village of Palmetto Bay’s Declaration of COVID-19 Virus State of Emergency Order No. 2020-11, all Village Advisory Boards, Committees, Task Forces, Charter Officers, and staff shall continue to meet virtually. All virtual meetings shall comply with the Florida Constitution, Florida’s Government in the Sunshine Law, and Chapter 286, Florida Statutes. All dates and times are subject to change and may be cancelled due to a lack of a quorum. If a Special Council Meeting is called by the Village Council which conflicts with a meeting date/time established herein, the meeting of the board, committee, or task force shall be cancelled and rescheduled for another date and time, which shall be voted upon by a majority of the members and shall not be in conflict with other scheduled meetings of the Village.


Palmetto Bay's Declaration of COVID-19 Virus State of Emergency Order No. 2020-11 has been lifted. As such, all advisory boards, committees and task force groups will resume in person meetings starting June 1, 2022. All meetings will be audio-recorded, and written minutes will be maintained by the Office of the Village Clerk.

Members of the general public may provide public comments by continuing to use the online Public Comment Form, which will be read into the record, or may appear in person to provide public comments.

The meeting dates will remain the same as previously established for all volunteer groups.

For more information about upcoming meetings, please visit our online calendar.

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