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Union County, North Carolina

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

Member Name Position Title Term Expires District Qualifications

Stony Rushing

County Commissioner Representative

December 2019

at large

County Commissioner Representative

Michael Romenick

Regular Member

February 2019

at large

County Resident

Ronald W. Damrell

Regular Member

February 2019

at large

County Resident

David Spafford

Regular Member

February 2020

at large

County Resident

Mike Como

Regular Member

February 2020

at large

County Resident

Samantha Thomas

Regular Member

February 2020

at large

County Resident

Wilden Darrell Harbour III

Regular Member

February 2019

at large

County Resident

Tyrone Singletary

Regular Member

February 2020

at large

County Resident

Gary Sides

School Board Representative

Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Member of UCPS Board of Education

Jim Chaffin

Secretary

Indefinite Term

at large

County Resident

TERMS OF APPOINTMENTS: The appointments of all the members at large and the member having a physical disability shall be for a term of two (2) years.

Legislation

Resolution adopted by the Union County Board of Commissioners on March 14, 1988, as amended February 7, 2011.

Number of Positions

One (1) member of the Board of Commissioners; seven (7) members at large (Board action of 02/07/11 and *09/08/15) & Board action of 11/19/12 changing the Economic Development Specialist to an at large position); one (1) School Board Liaison (position changed from a non-voting member to a voting member by Board of Commissioners on 01/04/11); (*) one (1) member having a disability or an individual working with a person(s) with a disability. (position established by Board on 11/3/03 and changed on *09/08/15)

Meeting Information

Third Wednesday of the month at 6:00 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.