Parks & Recreation Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 4th Thursday of the month
  • Santa Paula City Hall / Council Chambers
    970 Ventura Street
    Santa Paula, Ca. 93060

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, meetings are currently being held via teleconference. If you are interested in attending please email no later than 1 p.m. the day of the scheduled meeting.


Meeting agendas are posted at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting on the city website and on the bulletin board in front of City Hall.

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Membership & Terms

The Recreation Commission is comprised of five residents of Santa Paula who are appointed by the City Council and serve three-year terms.


Caitlin Barringer, Commissioner
Date Appointed: February 2021
Term Expires:  February 2024

Vacant, Commissioner
Date Appointed:
Term Expires:

Vanessa Olmos, Chair
Date Appointed: April 2019
Term Expires: April 2022

Edd Bond, Commissioner
Date Appointed: April 2019
Term Expires: April 2022

Margaux Bangs, Vice-Chair
Date Appointed: December 2020
Term Expires: December 2023

Duties & Functions

The Parks & Recreation Commission performs such duties as follows. 

  • Advise and assist the Council in all matters pertaining to public recreation.
  • Advise and aid the Parks & Recreation Director in making plans for and in conducting recreational activities within the City.
  • May submit recommendations to the City Council on all matters relative to parks and parkways as may be appropriate or as requested by the City Council
  • Formulate general policies for the conduct of the City Parks & Recreation Department.
  • Render to the Council annually and at such other times as the Council may determine a public report of its activities and of the activities and status of public recreation programs.
  • Make such investigations or surveys in the field of recreation as the Council may request and report its findings and recommendations to the Council.
  • Submit to the Council, annually, and through the City Manager at such time as may be designated, a proposed budget providing for the conduct of recreational activities for the ensuing fiscal year.