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Recreation Board

Authorization

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.

Description

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

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 03/31/2026
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

Contact

Cobb County PARKS
770-528-8800

[email protected]