Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Board

  • 11:30 am
  • Second Wednesday of every month
  • Billings Community Center / PRPL Offices - Rooms 1 and 2 (unless otherwise noted on the Agenda)
  • 9 members, 4-year term

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Catherine Grott

Second term expires 12/31/16*
1225 Juniper Drive
Billings, MT 59102

Tom Rupsis

First term expires 12/31/17
105 Legends Way
Billings MT  59106

Dayton Rush 

(Unexpired term of Rachael Cox)
Term expires 12/31/16
28 Burlington Avenue
Billings MT  59101

Richard Lorenz

First term expires 12/31/17
990 Bionco Circle
Billings, MT 59105

Richard DeVore

Second term expires 12/31/18*
2614 Park Ridge Ln.
Billings, MT 59106

Mark Wahl - School District 2 Representative

First term expires 12/31/18
317 Stewart Court
Billings MT  59105

Francis Morris

(Unexpired term of Alan King)
Term expires 12/31/16
3385 Avenue F
Billings MT  59102

Marcia Clausing

First term expires 12/31/2016
3016 Gloxinia Drive
Billings MT  59102

Darwin George

Second term expires 12/31/17*
2113 Alderson Avenue
Billings MT  59102 

*Cannot be reappointed when term expires

Section 2-511-515
A parks, recreation and cemetery board is hereby created. The PRC Board shall consist of nine members who will possess the qualifications for office required for the office of Mayor and shall be appointed by the Mayor and the consent of the Council. At least one such member shall be a representative of School District No. 2.

The PRC Board shall serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council for the purpose of providing citizen input to the policy decision of the City Council. The primary responsibilities of the board are to review existing and proposed City policies and to review City department activities to ensure that City policies are being implemented and carried out.

Further, to report any shortcomings and to make recommendations to the City Council in the following and other related areas;
(1) establishment, acquisition, maintenance and management of City parks;
(2) establishment, acquisition, maintenance and conduct of playgrounds, swimming pools, baths, gymnasiums, recreation places, recreation centers and athletic activities within the City limits and within four and one-half miles for the City limits together with recommendations to the City concerning entertainment, plays, concerns and celebrations;
(3) cooperate with all other governmental and private agencies and entities in the development of recreational activities and opportunities within the City and surrounding areas;
(4) establishment, acquisition, maintenance and management of the City cemeteries.