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.
The recreation board shall provide, conduct and supervise public playgrounds, playfields, indoor recreation centers, and other recreation facilities owned or controlled by the county. The board shall have the power to conduct any form of recreation or cultural activity that will employ the leisure time of the people in a wholesome or constructive manner. It may conduct such activities on properties under its own control, on public properties with the consent of the authorities thereof, and on private properties with the consent of the owners.
Members receive no compensation.
Recreation Board Meetings
2nd Tuesday of each month
1792 County Services Parkway
Marietta, GA 30008
2021 Meeting Schedule
- January 12
- February 9
- March 9
- April 13
- May 11
- June 8
- July 13
- August 10
- September 14
- October 12
- November 9
|Member Name||Appointed By||Term|
|Tina Clark||Chairwoman Cupid||03/31/2026|
|Bill Carver||Commissioner Ott||03/31/2024|
|Wynn McCurdy , Chair||Commissioner Birrell||03/31/2026|
|John Pape||Commissioner Gambrill||03/31/2023|
|Demetrius Lockett||Commissioner Sheffield||03/31/2027|
|Nathan Wade||Commissioner Birrell||03/31/2027|
|Elliot Hennington||Commissioner Cupid||03/31/2023|
|Jill Flamm||Commissioner Ott||03/31/2023|
|Michael Edwards||Commissioner Gambrill||03/31/2026|
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