Parks and Recreation Board


  • Comprised of seven members appointed by the City Council to serve for a two-year term with term limits of six years.
  • Oversees funds earmarked for the use of improving and developing DeSoto's parks through the 4-B sales tax proceeds.
  • Oversees Parks & Recreation master planning.
  • May raise funds though issuance of bonds, notes, or other debt instruments, and matching funds from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.

Meeting Schedule

The Parks & Recreation Board meets quarterly, on the first Monday of that month at 6:30 p.m. in the Civic Center, unless it falls on a Holiday, then the meeting will be the next following Monday.

Staff Representative

Chris Glover
Managing Director of Parks & Recreation
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Council Representative

Letitia Hughes
Councilmember, Place 7
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