While the Recreation & Parks Headquarters (7120 Oakland Mills Road) is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 virus, the Advisory Board will host an online, live meeting on Wednesday, September 16 at 7 pm. The meeting will be a Webex meeting only and will be live-streamed to all participants that preregister. Once registered, you may listen through a phone or view the meeting on a computer. 


If you would like to join the meeting, email no later than Tuesday, September 15 at 9am. You will receive information on how to log on to the WebEx meeting once you register. 


You may send all questions and comments to ahead of time and through the questions & answer portion of the meeting. 


The agenda may be found here.

Recreation and Parks Advisory Board

This Advisory Board provides recommendations relating to plans, policies and programs for public recreation, and to review plans for and hold hearings on the acquisition and development of land for public recreation and open space. 

All members must be Howard County residents. 

2018-2019 Members:
Sylvia Ramsey (Chair), Edward Coleman (Vice Chair), A. Raul Delerme (Recording Secretary), Mavis Ellis (Board of Education Designee), Thomas M. Franklin, J. David Grabowski.