Parks & Recreation Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 5:30 p.m.
  • 4th Tuesday of the month (unless scheduled otherwise)
  • Sheridan Park Community Center
    680 Lebo Boulevard
    Conference Room
    Bremerton, WA 98310
  • The public is encouraged to attend all Commission meetings and is invited to comment on issues at all regularly scheduled public meetings (written comments are welcome)


  • Ben Burnette, Chair
  • Kristen Sluiter
  • Ken Riley
  • Katherine Weigel
  • Jim McDonald
  • Gregory Dawson

Agendas & Minutes 

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

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The Bremerton Parks and Recreation Commission is a volunteer advisory board established by ordinance. The Mayor appoints commissioners for 3-year terms. The Commission consults with and makes recommendations to the Director regarding the Parks and Recreation Department's policies for the planning, development and use of the City's park and recreation facilities and services. The Commission conducts public hearings and meetings on a variety of issues affecting the Parks and Recreation Department.

Become a Commissioner

If you wish to serve as a Parks and Recreation Commissioner, you can obtain an application from the Mayor's office. When a vacancy occurs, the Mayor and Parks and Recreation Director interview applicants. Subsequently, the Mayor submits the nomination to the City Council for appointment.