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Posted on: May 30, 2023

City seeks volunteer applicants for Parks & Recreation Commission

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PHOTO #1: Parks & Recreation Commissioner Ashley Magee comments on the Riverside Park boating access project during a March 13 meeting at the City Council chambers.

PHOTO #2: Parks & Recreation Commission Chair W. Lee Keeling speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Riverside Park duck pond in 2022.

The City Council is seeking four residents to serve on the Parks & Recreation Commission.

The Parks & Recreation Commission provides recommendations to the City Council on matters related to Parks & Recreation facilities and programs. The commission meets at 5 p.m. on the second Monday of every month at the City Council chambers, 107 W. Juan Linn St.

Man stands at podium with City seal in Riverside Park. There is a pond behind him.The City Council will appoint three new commissioners to serve for three-year terms that will begin in September and one to fill an unexpired term that will end in September 2025.

To apply, visit and fill out the “Application for Appointment” form, or pick up a form at the City Secretary’s Office, located at City Hall, 105 W. Juan Linn St. Completed forms must be returned to the City Secretary’s Office; mailed to P.O. Box 1758, Victoria, TX 77901; faxed to 316-485-3045; or emailed to

The deadline to apply is Aug. 1. The City Council will review the applications and appoint the new commissioners during a City Council meeting in September.

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