Parks & Recreation Adminstration

Provide policy direction, strategic planning, administrative support, and oversight for five divisions; plan, design, and construct park and facility projects; foster community outreach and collaborations to maximize impacts of City-funded programs and services.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

Provide administrative direction and support for Parks Division,

Creeks Division, Recreation Division, Golf Division, and Project

Management.


Coordinate and provide staff support for Parks and Recreation

Commission and six Advisory Committees.


Oversee development and budgeting for Capital Improvement

Program, master planning, and special projects.


Oversee park and recreation facility design, rehabilitation, and

refurbishment.


Build community partnerships and agreements with other

agencies and community organizations to enhance and expand

resources.


Oversee the Department’s financial business for budget,

revenue, contracts, leases, grants, and capital improvement

projects.


Provide financial analysis and produce a variety of reports for

Department staff which depict the financial status of the

Department. Manage the Santa Barbara Golf Club professional

and food concession contracts.


Collaborate with the Parks and Recreation Community (PARC)

Foundation.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023

Ensure all program budgets are within expenditure and revenue

budget appropriations, and that any revenue shortfalls are

equally met by expenditure savings.


Complete the semi-annual and annual Parks and Recreation

Grants and Donations Report, which includes grants, cash, and

in-kind donations, and volunteer support secured by department

programs.


Implement and revise the Parks and Recreation Department

Strategic Water Management Plan to effectively reduce costs

and conserve water while preserving parks, golf, and urban

forest resources and the playability and use of recreational

spaces for the public.

STAFFING INFORMATION


Authorized Positions

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

MEASURABLE OBJECTIVES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2023