Public Boards

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
This nine-member board helps guide the city’s decisions regarding parks and recreation. The board is responsible for making recommendations to the Governing Body concerning items such as park development and improvements, programs and events, and recreation facilities. The board meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Lenexa Parks Service Center.

Arts Council

The Lenexa Arts Council was created to promote and encourage public programs to further awareness in the fine and performing arts. The council schedules exhibits, lectures and other artistic activities within the city, and offers counsel regarding furthering artistic involvement in Lenexa. The Arts Council meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

View current Minutes and Agendas for the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and Arts Council meetings.

Get involved

To be considered for a position on the Lenexa Parks and Recreation Advisory Board or the Lenexa Arts Council, complete an online volunteer application and submit a letter of intent by email to, or fax to 913.477.7569. All positions require Lenexa residency and the ability to attend and participate in the meetings on a regular basis. Vacancies are filled by appointment by Mayor Mike Boehm with the consent of the City Council.

For more information

Email Parks and Recreation Director Gary Ristow or call 913.477.7100.

For code reference, see the Boards, Commissions and Councils section of the Lenexa City Code.