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Advisory Board

Ada County Parks, Open Space, and Trails Advisory Board

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Bylaws 
Volunteer Application
Ada County Ordinance Title 2 Chapter 2 (2-2-15) 

1 Vacancy Available 

(Interested parties always encouraged to apply)

The purpose of this seven (7) member Board is to serve in an advisory capacity regarding recommendations to the Ada County Commissioners in areas related to county parks, recreational opportunities, public recreation trails, and open space identification and preservation. Qualified volunteers must be residents of Ada County and have a passion for recreation facilities management, public trails development, and open space preservation. Board members should also have good working knowledge of Ada County’s Comprehensive Plan and understand how its guiding principles impact current and future parks and trails operations and open space preservation throughout Ada County. Volunteer board members serve at the pleasure of the Ada County Commissioners and are asked to serve staggering three (3) year terms. Advisory board members meet on the third Wednesday of each month except for November and December’s meetings are the second Wednesday of the month at noon. Interested persons need to complete a volunteer board application, available at the Ada County Commissioners’ Office. The Commissioners’ Office is located on the third floor of the Ada County Courthouse at 200 W. Front Street, Boise, 83702. Interested persons may also submit an application from the PDF format link at the top of this page.

Completed applications may be hand-delivered, mailed, emailed or faxed to the Commissioners’ Office. If you have additional questions, please call 208-287-7000.

2020 Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held at 12:00 p.m. at the Parks and Waterways Administration Office, 4049 S. Eckert Rd. Boise, Idaho 83716.

January 22, 2020
February 26, 2020
March 25, 2020  Cancelled
April 22, 2020 Cancelled
May 27, 2020
June 24, 2020

July 22, 2020
August 26, 2020
September 23, 2020
October 28, 2020
November 11, 2020
December 9, 2020

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Board Members

Kari Kostka – Chairman
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Scott Frey – Board Member
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Chris Miller – Board Member
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Emily Reaves – Board Member
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 – Vice Chair

Hilarie Engle – Board Member
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Chuck Vertrees
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Agendas and Minutes

Agenda Minutes
January 22, 2020 January 22, 2020
February 26, 2020 February 26, 2020
March 25, 2020 March 25, 2020
April 22, 2020 April 22, 2020
May 27, 2020 May 27, 2020
June 24, 2020 June 24, 2020
July 22, 2020 July 22, 2020
August 26, 2020 August 26, 2020
September 23, 2020 September 23, 2020
October 28, 2020 October 28, 2020
November 11, 2020 November 11, 2020
December 9, 2020 December 91, 2020

Minutes – minutes will be placed on the website after approval by the acting body.

Should you desire an audio CD of the meeting you may request one by emailing [email protected] or from our office located at 4049 S. Eckert Rd., Boise, ID 83716