To develop, operate and maintain a park and recreational system which enriches the quality of life for residents and visitors alike, while being stewards of the land which preserves the legacy of Colfax for future generations.
Colfax Park & Recreation Auxilliary Board is a public agency of volunteers, working to meet the recreational needs of the growing Colfax community. We uphold a philosophy of safe, healthy and unbiased programming. We strive to enhance the interaction of people and the environment in a manner which is accessible to all.
How we do it:
The park board meets on a monthly basis on the 2nd Wednesday @ 6:30 in the basement of the Colfax United Methodist Church. Special meetings are scheduled on an as needed basis. We have board members, guests, and exoficcio members that make up the meetings. In addition, we have the following sub-committees that have special focus on moving the park forward:
Operations - In performing this function, the committee shall: work in conjunction with the Executive Director to oversee and implement all duties necessary to operate and maintain the grounds and facilities under the supervision of the corporation.
Planning - In performing this function, the committee shall: (i) coordinate the strategic and long-range planning activities of the corporation; and (ii) monitor and evaluate the performance of the corporation with respect to the achievement of its mission, purposes and goals.
Finance - In performing this function, the Committee shall: (i) oversee the implementation and administration of policies and procedures for the handling and accounting for the finances of the corporation; (ii) prepare an annual revenue and expense budget for submission to the full board of directors; (iii) establish and work closely with the Fund-Raising Subcommittee to coordinate development of the resources needed to meet the revenue goals of the budget; (iv) monitor the implementation of the budget; and, (v) when necessary, make recommendations to the board of directors regarding adjustments to the budget.
Promotions - In performing this function, the committee shall: (i) develop a marketing strategy;(ii) Organize projects, coordinate groups to participate, attend, sponsor or partner for promotional activities.
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*Mary Dell Flattery (Secretary)
*Kevin Hartgers (Member)