June 12, 2019 Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission (PRAC) Meeting Minutes



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.


Diane Boyd Oakland Parks, Recreation and Youth Development (510) 238-7532

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