Parks Commission


Regular meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 12:00 the Cornell Cooperative Extension, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850.

Please Note:
You should check the meeting agenda to ensure the meeting is still scheduled to take place and that no changes to the meeting time/location have been made.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
Most Recent Agenda | View Available Minutes

Overview & Duties

The Parks Commission reviews and makes recommendations on issues affecting the parks, open spaces, and cemeteries to the Board of Public Works, Common Council, and other city agencies. They make recommendations regarding the use and maintenance of parks, open spaces, and related facilities.  In addition, they review significant new projects or changes involving the use, design, construction and management relating to parks and makes recommendations for the acquisition or designation of new parkland.


  • Ellen Leventry, Chair 
    Term expires: December 31, 2018
  • Daniel Krall 
    Term expires: December 31, 2016
  • Vacancy
     Term expires: December 31, 2016
  • Margaret Hobbie
    Term expires:  December 31, 2017
  • Roberta Moudry
    Term expires: December 31, 2017
  • Vacancy 
    Term expires: December 31, 2017
  •  Vacancy
    Term expires: December 31, 2018
  • Josephine Martell, Common Council Liaison
  • William Goldsmith, Board of Public Works Liaison
  • Megan Wilson, Planning Division Liaison