Parks & Recreation Commission

Parks & Recreation Commission

About the Parks & Recreation Commission 

The Parks  & Recreation Commission recommends and oversees programs for parks, playgrounds and recreational areas of the City. The nine-member commission meets five times per year on the second Monday of the month at 5:15 p.m. at the Kentwood Recreation Center.

Parks & Recreation 2023 Meeting Schedule


The Parks & Recreation Commission meets monthly as needed. Members serve for three-year terms.


  • Ed Kape - Chair
  • Robert Coughlin
  • Jill Gorkowski
  • James Hayes
  • Karmen Johnson
  • Mimi Madden
  • Dustin Moseley
  • Kevin Small
  • Vacancy 

Agendas & Minutes

For more information, call 616.656.5270.

Get Involved

Interested in getting involved and serving the community? We welcome residents to participate in a variety of boards and committees and are always accepting applications. Please send completed committee applications to