FPR Advisory Board

The Families, Parks & Recreation Advisory Board consults with, advises and assists the Mayor and City Council in establishing a citywide comprehensive system of supervised recreational, cultural and educational facilities and programs in their broadest sense, including, but not limited to sports, athletics, playgrounds, recreation centers and activities for the diversion and entertainment of both residents and visitors; advises as to the proper care and management of facilities and charging of rental fees for use of such facilities; recommend to the Families, Parks & Recreation Director adoption of rules and regulations pertaining to conduct of third persons at, in, or about public facilities and on public property under the direction of Department of Families, Parks & Recreation.

One of the purposes of the Families, Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is to encourage and support events in the City of Orlando which assist in the dissemination of information on diverse cultures, good health, social awareness and to encourage the building of communities.  By providing financial support, up to $1,500, to events held in Orlando area and/or Orlando based organizations, one of the Board’s purposes is fulfilled (download application).

Examples of fees paid:

  • City facility use rentals
  • Permitting fees
  • City staff at site
  • Orlando Police
  • Meeting expenses
  • City maintenance costs
  • Parking
  • Liability insurance
  • Orlando Fire/stand by medical
  • Advertisement
  • Equipment Costs
Types of events/programs that are funded:

  • Sports
  • Walk-a-thons
  • Community Meetings
  • Block parties
  • Fundraisers
  • Health Fairs
  • Festivals
  • Marathons
  • Education Fairs
  • Award Ceremonies
  • Entertainment
  • Candle Light Vigils

Members: Not more than nine members, appointed by Mayor, confirmed by City Council. Two-year terms.

Members Date Term AppointedExpires
Celeste ThomasFebruary 7, 2011September 30, 2017
Gregory ReynoldsAugust 5, 2013September 30, 2018
Maria CabanDecember 10, 2013September 30, 2017
Ricky LySeptember 8, 2014September 30, 2017
Jason ReynoldsSeptember 29, 2014September 30, 2018
Kevin DunleavyJune 15, 2015September 30, 2018
Liana LealOctober 19, 2015September 30, 2017
Allison BekavacMay 9, 2016September 30, 2017
Gary CahenAugust 29, 2016September 30, 2018

Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesday each month, 11 a.m.

Sub-Committee Meeting:  October 1, 2015, 11 a.m. Primrose Center, 595 N. Primrose Drive, Orlando, FL  32803

DATELOCATIONADDRESS
January 17, 2017Dr. J. B. Callahan Neighborhood Center101 N Parramore Avenue
February 21, 2017Rosemont Community Center and Pool 4872 Rose Bay Drive
March 21, 2017Englewood Neighborhood Center and Pool6123 LaCosta Drive
April 18, 2017Dr. I Sylvester Hankins Park Recreation Site and Pool1340 Lake Park Court
May 16, 2017John H. Jackson Community Center & Pool1002 West Carter Street
June 20, 2017Orlando Shakespeare Theatre - Patrons Room812 East Rollins Street
July 18, 2017Mayor William Beardall Senior Center800 Delaney Avenue
August 15, 2017Eola House512 East Washington Street
September 19, 2017Dr. James R. Smith Neighborhood Center1723 Bruton Boulevard
October 17, 2017Citrus Square Recreation Site5625 Hickey Drive
November 21, 2017Pottery Studio363 North Parramore Avenue
December 19, 2017Bill Frederick Park and Pool at Turkey Lake3401 S. Hiawassee Road

Agendas

January 17, 2017 Agenda

December 20, 2016 Agenda

November 15, 2016 Agenda

October 18, 2016 Agenda

September 20, 2016 Agenda

August 16, 2016 Agenda

July 19, 2016 Agenda

June 21, 2016 Agenda

May 17, 2016 Agenda

April 19, 2016 Agenda

March 15, 2016 Agenda

February 16, 2016 Agenda

January 19, 2016 Agenda

December 15, 2015 Agenda

November 17, 2015 Agenda

October 20, 2015 Agenda

September 15, 2015 Agenda

August 18, 2015 Agenda

Previous Minutes

December 20, 2016 Minutes

November 15, 2016 Minutes

October 18, 2016 Minutes

September 20, 2016 Minutes

August 16, 2016 Minutes

July 19, 2016 Minutes

July 6, 2016 Subcommittee Meeting Minutes

June 21, 2016 Minutes

May 17, 2016 Minutes

April 19, 2016 Minutes

March 15, 2016 Minutes

February 16, 2016 Minutes

January 19, 2016 Minutes

December 15, 2015 Minutes

November 17, 2015 Minutes

October 20, 2015 Minutes

October 1, 2015 Subcommittee Meeting Minutes

September 24, 2015 Nominating Committee Minutes

September 15, 2015 Minutes

August 18, 2015 Minutes

July 21, 2015 Minutes

June 16, 2015 Minutes

May 19, 2015 Minutes

April 21, 2015 Minutes

March 17, 2015 Minutes

February 17, 2015 Minutes

January 20, 2015 Minutes

December 16, 2014 Minutes

November 18, 2014 Minutes

October 21, 2014 Minutes

For information: Stacy Mahar, Department of Families, Parks & Recreation, 407.246.4320.

Authority: City Code, Chapter 2, Sections 2.150 .156.

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