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Recreation Board


Ga. Laws 1946, Act No. 622, p. 152 (GA Code 36-64-5); BOC resolution of March 8, 1966 (Photostat Book No. 2); Amended by BOC February 8, 1972; Amended November 26, 1996 (name changed from Recreation Commission to Recreation Board with recodification of Code, effective 1/1/97).

BOC action of 02/26/13 increased the size of the Recreation Board from seven to nine members.


Consists of nine members appointed by the BOC and who serve without compensation. Terms of office, after initial staggering, shall be five (5) years or until successors are appointed. Vacancies occurring, other than by expiration of term, are filled for the unexpired term.

Duties and powers are to provide, conduct and supervise public playgrounds, playfields, indoor recreation centers and other recreation facilities owned or controlled by the County. The Board recommends to the BOC for employment the Director of the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department.

The Board submits to the BOC an annual budget for Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and may solicit or receive any gifts or bequests of money or personal property for the temporary or permanent use for playgrounds or other recreational purposes. The Board is not empowered to incur bonded indebtedness or to levy taxes for any purpose.

Members receive no compensation.

Recreation Board Meetings

2nd Tuesday of each month

1792 County Services Parkway
Marietta, GA 30008

2020 Meeting Schedule

  • January 14
  • *CANCELLED* February 11
  • March 10
  • April 14
  • May 12
  • June 9
  • July 14
  • August 11
  • September 8
  • October 13
  • November 10

Recreation Board Meeting Calendar 

Board Members

Member Name Appointed By Term
Joe Mayes  Chairman Boyce 03/31/2021
Bill Carver  Commissioner Ott 03/31/2024
Wynn McCurdy  Commissioner Birrell 03/31/2021
John Pape  Commissioner Gambrill 03/31/2023
Keylan Mitchell  Commissioner Cupid 03/31/2022
Nathan Wade  Commissioner Birrell 03/31/2022
Elliot Hennington  Commissioner Cupid 03/31/2023
Jill Flamm, Chair Commissioner Ott 03/31/2023
Bill Jones Commissioner Gambrill 03/31/2021


Cobb County PARKS

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