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Parks and Recreation

Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation

(Board Members, Policies and Procedures)

The Metro Board of Parks and Recreation meets at 12:00 p.m., on the first Tuesday of each month. Meetings are located at the Parks Headquarters, 2565 Park Plaza. Occasionally, meeting dates and locations may change, so always call in advance to confirm. Requests to appear before the Board for action on a specific agenda item are to be received no later than two (2) weeks prior to the meeting for that item to appear on the next agenda. This two (2) week period will allow the Commission and the staff sufficient time to prepare for the meeting.

NOTICE - The June meeting of the Metro Parks Board has been rescheduled to Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. and will be held at the Metro Parks Boardroom located at 2565 Park Plaza.

The Naming Committee of the of the Board will meet at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Naming Committee Agenda Item:

03-18-11 Mr. Darrell Hawks, Executive Director of the Friends of Kimbro Station, requests approval from the board to name Southeast Regional Park Mill Ridge Park.

04-18-07 Staff and the Greenways and Open Space Commission, request approval from the Parks Board to brand the urban greenway corridor system, City Central Greenway.

05-18-05 Staff requests board approval to name Metro Parks’ property known as Ravenwood and located at 3401 Central Pike, parcel 085000021700, as Ravenwood Park.

05-18-06 Staff requests board approval to name Metro Parks’ property known as Smith Springs and located at 2801 Smith Springs Road, parcel 13600007100, as Smith Springs Park.

The Acquisition Committee of the Board will meet at 11:45 a.m.

12-17-06 Ms. Shain Dennison, representing the Conservation Assistance Grant Fund, requests approval of acquisition of 118 acres on the Cumberland River, map 53, parcels 1, 21, 136 and 137.

Both Committee Meetings are located in the Conservancy's Conference Room located at 2565 Park Plaza, Nashville, TN 37203

2016 Board of Parks and Recreation Policy Manual

Meeting Schedule

2018 Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Board Meeting Date Deadline to Submit Information
Tuesday, January 9 Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Tuesday, February 6 Tuesday, January 23
Tuesday, March 6 Tuesday, February 20
Tuesday, April 3 Tuesday, March 20
Tuesday, May 1 Tuesday, April 17
Tuesday, June 5 Tuesday, May 22
Tuesday, July 3  Tuesday, June 19
Tuesday, August 7 Tuesday, July 24
Tuesday, September 4 Tuesday, August 21
Tuesday, October 2 Tuesday, September 18
Tuesday, November 6 Tuesday, October 23
Tuesday, December 4 Tuesday, November 20

Board Members

Mr. George Anderson, Chairperson
2220 Woodmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37215
615-300-5234
Gja2220@gmail.com
(term expiration: April 30, 2019)

Mr. Stan Fossick, Vice-chairperson
Mid-South Wire Co.
1070 Visco Drive
Nashville, TN 37210
615-351-6867
sfossick@midsouthwire.com
(term expiration: April 30, 2020)

Dr. Michelle Steele
One University Park Drive
Ezell Center, Suite 359
Nashville, TN 37204
615-851-5572
Michelle.steele@lipscomb.edu
(term expiration: March 30, 2021)

Ms. Tari Hughes
37 Peabody Street, Suite 201
Nashville, TN 37210
Cell phone: 615-259-0100
tari@cnm.org
(term expiration: April 30, 2022)

Ms. Susannah Scott-Barnes
700 Burton Hills Blvd. #350
Nashville, TN 37215
615-902-3474
susannahbscottbarnes@gmail.com
(term expiration – April 30, 2023)

Dr. Jo Ann Brannon (Appointee from the School Board)
5444 San Marcus Drive
Nashville, TN 37220
615-833-5976
Ilobu5444@aol.com
(annual appointment to expire June 30, 2018)

Mr. Jeff Haynes (Appointee from Planning Commission)
Boyle Nashville, LLC
2000 Meridian Blvd., Suite 250
Franklin, TN 37067
615-550-5575
jhaynes@boyle.com
(annual appointment to expire May 31, 2019)