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, Vice Chair
  • Frank Schoenbeck
  • Wayne Standage Jr.
  • Heather Moeller 
  • Judy Borey
  • Luciano Buzzin


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:
(To see a summary of Legal Actions for a meeting, click the desired meeting date and scroll to the bottom of the Meeting Agenda)

February 4, 2015, 6pm
April 1, 2015, 6pm
August 5, 2015, 6pm
September 2, 2015, 6pm
October 7, 2015, 6pm
February 3, 2016, 6pm
April 6, 2016, 6pm
April 6, 2016, 6pm (Special Joint Meeting w/ Planning & Zoning Commission)
June 1, 2016, 6pm
August 3, 2016, 6pm
September 7, 2016, 6pm
October 5, 2016, 6pm
November 2, 2016, 6pm
December 7, 2016, 6pm
February 1, 2017, 6pm
April 5, 2017, 6pm
June 7, 2017, 6pm
August 2, 2017, 6pm
October 4, 2017, 6pm
December 6, 2017, 6pm
January 3, 2017, 6pm

Upcoming Meetings:
Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, 6:00pm (CANCELLED)

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