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Parks, Recreation, and Urban Forestry Advisory Board

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The Parks, Recreation and Urban Forestry Advisory Board makes recommendations to the City Council and the Parks and Recreation Director on matters relative to (a) the development, operation and use of the parks and recreation facilities of the City, and (b) the planning, designing and implementation of City park facilities and recreational services; and to obtain and review information, and advise and make recommendations to the City Council and the Municipal Arborist, on matters related to trees, public and private, in the City; the general health and welfare of the City's urban forest; and the development of arboricultural standards and specifications for approval by the Municipal Arborist.

Board members are required to be residents of the City of Walla Walla. Appointments are made to unexpired or full three-year terms.  Members who have completed two consecutive terms are ineligible for reappointment. 

Board Meetings

Meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the City Service Center Conference Room, 55 E Moore Street.  Meetings may be cancelled due lack of agenda items.  Meeting location is subject to change.  If you plan to attend a meeting please confirm time and location by emailing


January 6, 2020
February 3, 2020
March 2, 2020
April 6, 2020
May 4, 2020
June 1, 2020
July 6, 2020
August 3, 2020
September 14, 2020
October 5, 2020
November 2, 2020
December 7, 2020

Board Members

Chair - Bryan Lubbers
Vice Chair - Heidi Dobson
Board Member - Jeff Bloom
Board Member - Kenneth Bowen
Board Member - Laurie Fairbanks
Board Member - Anne Harrison
Board Member - Open
Board Member - Kathryn Howard
Board Member - Henry Reuwer

Staff Liaison - Andy Coleman

Council Liaison - Steve Moss 

Further information on meetings or issues facing this particular Board may be obtained by contacting the Parks & Recreation Director at 509.527.4527.