City-County Parks Board
A 1999 interlocal agreement between Helena and Lewis and Clark County established the City-County Consolidated Parks Board as recommended in the city and county parks, recreation, and open space plans. The board serves in an advisory capacity to the city and county commissions in parks, recreation, and open lands matters.
The seven board members may serve two three-year terms as set out in the bylaws adopted in 2001. Three members are appointed by the city, three by the county, and one jointly-appointed member representing the school district. The board's regular meeting is the first Wednesday of each month at 11:30 A.M. in the City-County Building, room 426.
The Parks Board's mission is: to promote investment in the development and maintenance of parks, recreation, trails, and open lands.
City Members: Ross Johnson, Pat Doyle, Steve Baiamonte
County Members: Nyle Howsmon (Lincoln Parks Board), Vacant
Joint Member: Kalli Kind, School District
Commission Representatives: Heather O'Loughlin-City Commission, Susan Good-Geise-County Commission
Helena Citizen Council: Vacant
Golf Advisory Board
The seven-member board is appointed to staggered three-year terms. The board's objectives are to promote cost effective and efficient management of the golf course, provide a single, accessible forum for input from all golf course users, evaluate user input and provide meaningful input to the city regarding golf course operations. There are also four non-voting members including the golf pro, course superintendent, parks and recreation department director, and Helena Citizens Council representative.
The board normally meets the second Tuesday of the month in room 326 of the City-County Building from noon to 1 P.M. Public is welcome.
Members: Dave Bauer, Pete Aspinwall, Tyson Lesmeister, Judy Reddy, Susan Skinner-Bannon, Bill Crivello, and Kelly Casey.
Non-Voting Members: Scott Longenecker, Head Golf Pro; Larry Kurokawa, Golf Superintendent; Amy Teegarden, Parks and Rec Director; Jennifer Schade, Parks and Rec Administrative Assistant
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