Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

**There is currently a vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (February 2018). If you are interested in applying, please scroll down for an application. If you have questions, please call Harrisburg Parks & Recreation: 704-455-7275.

That Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is a volunteer board consisting of seven members.  All seven members reside in the Town of Harrisburg.  The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board recommends policies, projects and possible funding opportunities to the Town Council, as well as acting as a liaison to the community, soliciting volunteers and making recommendations to the Parks and Recreation Department on opportunities to improve the quality of life for Harrisburg residents through affordable, family oriented programming, parks and special events.

If you are a Harrisburg resident interested in serving on this board or any other board and/or are looking for volunteer opportunities withinin the Town of Harrisburg to stay involved, please scroll to the bottom of this page and fill out the application. These applications will be kept on file if a vacancy on this board or other boards opens up throughout the year.

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board meets on the fourth Monday of every month, unless otherwise noted, at 6 p.m. in the Harrisburg Town Hall Council Chambers. 

Meeting agendas are posted three to five days prior to the scheduled meeting date. Minutes are posted after the meeting has been held and minutes have been approved, usually following the next regularly scheduled meeting.

Staff Liaisons:

Daniel Stines, Parks and Recreation Director
Shawn Marble, Recreation Programs Manager
Town Council Liaisons
Ron Smith
Christopher Barfield
Rick Russo (alt.)
Parks & Recreation Advisory Board Members:
Linda Thurman, Chair
Vacant, Vice Chair
Michael Gallagher, Secretary
Jason Marshall
Marcus King
Quero DeSouza
Ernie Roselle

Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee:

The Town of Harrisburg Arts, Culture & Heritage Committee, a sub-committee of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, provides a voice, specific for the Arts, Culture and Heritage of the Harrisburg community.  The Committee consists of individuals who live in the local region and community and have interest in supporting and preserving programs, events, history & heritage, culture and the arts of Harrisburg. Through monthly meetings, information obtained from the Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee is provided to Harrisburg Parks & Recreation Advisory Board and Town Council to help make informed decisions that support the arts, culture and heritage of the community. The Committee typically meets the 1st Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at Harrisburg Town Hall.

Please Check Back on this site for the By-Laws for the Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee once they have been approved by Harrisburg Town Council.

Click Here for an application for the Arts, Culture & Heritage Committee