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Union County, North Carolina

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Christopher Amodeo

Regular Member

2/6/2017 - 2/28/2019

at large

County Resident

Mike Como

Regular Member

02/15/2016 - 2/28/2018

at large

County Resident

Jennifer Dodson

Regular Member

2/6/2017 - 2/28/2019

at large

County Resident

Christine Roecker, Chair

Regular Member

2/6/2017 - 2/28/2019

at large

County Resident

Michael Romenick

Regular Member

2/6/2017 - 2/28/2019

at large

County Resident

Gary Sides

School Board Liaison

1/20/2015 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Member of UCPS Board of Education

Lance Simpson

County Commissioner Representative

December 2018

at large

County Commissioner Representative

David Spafford Regular Member 02/15/2016 - 02/2018 at large County Resident
Vacant Regular Member
at large County Resident

Notes: If a member name cell is blank, it can mean either the current position and term are vacant, or the person who served in the capacity during the term date is still serving until a new appointment is made.

Legislation

Resolution adopted by the Union County Board of Commissioners on March 14, 1988, amended February 7, 2011, and amended September 8, 2015.

Number of Positions

9

Meeting Information

Third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.,

Personnel Training Room, Union County Government Center, Monroe, NC

Contact Information

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners:
Lynn West, CMC
500 N. Main St., Room 914
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-3853
Email: west@unioncountync.gov

About the Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

The Advisory Committee shall assume duties for recreation purposes as follows: To make recommendations (1) for measures, programs, facilities, personnel, policy of fees and charges, and needed improvements to the Parks and Recreation Department; (2) to set apart for use as playgrounds, buildings, water areas, or other related recreation areas and structures, and may suggest improvements of such lands and for the construction and for the equipping and staffing of such buildings and improvements as may be necessary within those funds allocated to the Department; (3) to advise in the acceptance by the county of any grant, gift, bequest or donation, any personal or real property offered or made available for recreation purposes and which is judged or made available for recreation purposes and which is judged to be of present or possible future use for recreation.