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Several community members give back to Lincoln by serving on one of the many volunteer advisory groups providing guidance to the Parks and Recreation Department.  Click on the group title to find out more.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
To provide advice and recommendations to the Mayor, the City Council and Parks and Recreation Department on long-range program development. Meets on the second Thursday at 4:00 PM of every month.

Pedestrian/Bicycle Advisory Committee
To provide advice and recommendations to the Mayor, the City Council and Parks and Recreation Department on the development of a comprehensive plan or a bicycle and pedestrian network. Meets on the second Tuesday at 7:00 AM of every month.

Community Forestry Advisory Board
To provide advice and recommendations to the Mayor, the City Council and Parks and Recreation Department on issues regarding planting, maintenance, and preservation of trees and associated vegetation on City property. Meets on the second Tuesday at 4:00 PM of every month.

Veterans Memorial Garden Advisory Council
To recommend policy to the Mayor, the City Council and Parks and Recreation Department on issues relating to the development, design, programming and preservation of the Veterans Memorial Garden area and all memorials contained in the Garden. Meets on the second Thursday at 7:00 PM of every month.

Lincoln Municipal Golf Committee Meetings
The Lincoln Municipal Golf Advisory Committee, a standing committee of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, is organized to gain cost efficiencies and financial sustainability for Lincoln’s golf program, to create opportunities to improve the program, and foster effective communication between Lincoln City Golf program staff, contracted PGA Professionals, organized golf associations in Lincoln and the general public. Meetings are held at noon at the fourth Thursday of each month at the Lincoln Parks and Recreation Office, 3130 “O” Street, Suite 300.

Click here for more information on how you can become a member of one of the many City Advisory Boards and Committees.

Special Community Groups, Meetings, and Open Houses

Wilderness Park Community Working Group

Purpose: To discuss the needs of Wilderness Park in the context of the goals established, prioritize projects that may be accomplished given the resources available, identify possible sources of additional funding, and identify projects that might be appropriate for volunteer assistance.

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