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Parks and Recreation Committee

The Parks and Recreation Committee advises Borough Council on all matters relating to the Parks and Open Space of the Borough (not including the Nature Preserve), provides for the organization and coordination of any and all Borough recreational activities (not including summer camp activities), provides recommended rules and regulations for Borough parks, recommends improvements to  Borough parks.  In addition, the Parks and Recreation Committee shall be responsible for:
a. The effective maintenance, management and operation of the Orchard Tract property to maximize its public access and  enjoyment.
b. Coordination of all activities of the multi-municipal Bike and Hike Committee.
c. All activities related to Bird Town, consistent with the goals and  provisions of Resolution 2013-11.
d. Open Space management consistent with the goals and provisions of Resolution 2009-05.

Please click here for information on Orchard Park and the Community Garden.

Please click here for information on Bike and Hike.

Please click here for information on Bird Town.

Committee Members:
Derek MacMillian – Chair
Lori Kesilman – Council Liaison
Andrea Antell
Thomas Price
Jo Schuler
Janet Moore
Jeff Gilmore
Member Vacancy #1


The New Britain Borough Parks and Recreation Committee meets the first Monday of the month at 7:30 PM in the Borough Administration Building, 45 Keeley Avenue

Agendas / Minutes

Agendas Minutes