The Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Division provides staff and technical support to the following boards and commissions.
The Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Board maintains the civil war artifacts left behind by the George H. Ward G.A.R. Post #10.
The Hope Cemetery Commission makes recommendations with respect to all aspects of the operation of the municipally owned Hope Cemetery.
Members of this Executive Board have care and control of Memorial Auditorium and are responsible for the maintenance of the building.
The Commission is responsible for supervising the maintenance of the nearly 1,300 acres of municipally owned park land, operation of the City-owned golf course, provision of athletic facilities, tennis courts and basketball courts.