Parks & Recreation Commission

The Parks and Recreation Commission is an advisory board that works closely with the Parks and Recreation Director. The board recommends regulations, policies, control and improvements of public parks in Apache Junction. The commission also recommends fees for the use of public facilities, full time and seasonal employees as necessary for the efficient management of city parks and recreational programs.


There are seven members appointed who serve three-year terms.
  • Theresa A. Nesser, Chair
  • Jesse Gage
  • Frank Schoenbeck
  • Wayne Standage Jr.
  • Mona Barton
  • Judy Borey
  • Marit Runyon


Parks and Recreation Commission Meetings are held the first Wednesday of the each month. Meetings begin at 6 pm in the City Council Chambers located at
300 East Superstition Boulevard.

Previous Meetings:
February 4, 2015, 6:00pm
April 1, 2015, 6:00pm
August 5, 2015, 6:00pm
September 2, 2015, 6:00pm
October 7, 2015, 6:00pm
January 6, 2016 - canceled
February 3, 2016, 6pm
March 2, 2016 - canceled
April 6, 2016, 6pm
April 6, 2016, 6pm (Special Joint Meeting w/ Planning & Zoning Commission)
May 4, 2016 - canceled
June 1, 2016, 6pm
July 6, 2016 - canceled
August 3rd, 2016, 6pm            

Upcoming Meetings:

August 31st, 2016, 8:30am
The Parks and Recreation Commission has been invited to attend a ground breaking photo opportunity prior to begin of construction at the new Apache Junction Flatiron Community Park; 100 N. Idaho Rd., Apache Junction, Az. 85119

September 7, 2016, 6pm (agenda coming soon)


Summaries of Legal Actions

Summaries of Legal Actions are available for viewing in the archive center.


The City of Apache Junction welcomes participation by people with disabilities in all programs, sites, and facilities. For more information about accessibility contact us at 480-983-2181 or or visit