Parks, Recreation & Beautification Commission


  • 6:00 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of each month with a summer hiatus (June, July, August)
  • City Hall - City Council Chambers
    321 E. Fifth St.
    Port Angeles, WA 98362
  • WebEx (learn more about virtual meetings here)

Roles & Responsibilities

Members of the Parks, Recreation & Beautification Commission give advisory recommendations to the City Council on all matters relating to parks, recreation, and beautification. The Commission cooperates with and advises the Parks & Recreation Director in the development and implementation of a comprehensive recreation program, a comprehensive park development program, beautification programs, and the general appearance of the city.

The Commission has the power to accept for the city donations for parks and recreation purposes, and with Council consent, to accept real property for park purposes, with the city holding title. The Commission cooperates with the Director in resolving any problems or complaints arising from departmental programs or facilities.

The seven Commission members are appointed by City Council to four-year terms, with a limit of two consecutive terms. Members shall be residents of the city. Two Port Angeles High School students and residents of Port Angeles are appointed by the Commission to serve for one school year.

View past meeting agendas and minutes.

View a directory of the Commission members.


Member Position Term
Bonnie Hilory Commissioner 3/1/22 - 2/28/26
Dallas Keidrowski Commissioner 3/1/23 - 2/28/27
Laurel Cripe Commissioner 3/1/21 - 2/29/24
Mark Hodgson Commissioner 3/1/21 - 2/28/25
Paul Collins Commissioner 3/1/21 - 2/29/24
Paul Forrest Commissioner 3/1/22 - 2/28/26
Karry McGuire Commissioner 3/1/21 - 2/28/25