The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) voted on ten (10) New Business items including; A report for a Major Variance for alcoholic beverage sales in the existing concession stands and cafés/restaurants at the Oakland Zoo brought forward by the Oakland Planning Department; The Evangelistic Outreach Church’s request to host a Juneteenth/Father’s Day Celebration at the Eastshore Park on Sunday, June 16, 2019; The SoOakland Collective OakNik event at Joaquin Miller Park on Saturday, September 14, 2019; The People’s 5th Annual Oakland Pride Free Run and Wellness Expo at Lakeside Park Pergola on Saturday, September 7, 2019, hosted by the LGBTQ Community Center; The 2nd BBQ’n While Black event at Lakeside Park’s Cleveland Cascade on Sunday, July 21, 2019; A Gift of In-Kind Services from the United States Soccer Federation Foundation, Inc. for the Concordia and Patterson Parks mini-pitch soccer renovation; Recommendation that the City Council adopt a resolution naming four (4) Parks at the Brooklyn Basin Development Township Commons, Brooklyn Plaza, Mayhew Park, and Sii Tka Park; a bench dedication in memory of Michael Gurmu; and two bench dedications in memory of Fakhri and Mohsen Pakzad.
June 12, 2019 Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) Meeting Minutes
Diane Boyd Oakland Parks, Recreation and Youth Development (510) 238-7532
Accessibility and Interpretation Requests
Contact us to request disability-related accommodations, American Sign Language (ASL), Mandarin, Spanish or another language interpreter at least five (5) business days before the event.
All meetings held in-person are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products as a courtesy to attendees with chemical sensitivities.