The responsibilities of this Commission include:
- Conferring with and assisting the City Administrator in the preparation of the Parks and Recreation budget
- Recommending procedures and policies in connection with the administrator of city parks, the cemetery, golf course, and harbor operations
- Investigating means by which parks and recreation can be improved
- Making recommendations for the long-range needs of the recreation programs for the city
Members serve a 3-year term with a maximum of 2 full terms.