Parks, Recreation & Forestry Advisory Board

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  • 7:30 a.m.
  • 3rd Thursday of each month
  • Spearfish City Hall
    625 Fifth Street
    Spearfish, SD 57783

The public is welcome to attend. If you have any issues or concerns and wish to be placed on the agenda, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 717-1189.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Dave Donat, Board Chair
    Term end: 2020
  • Mistie Caldwell, Board Member
    Term end: 2021
  • Marty Clark, Ex-Officio
  • Bill Coburn, Board Member
    Term end: 2020
  • Justin Griffith, Board Member
    Term end: 2022
  • Brock Anundson, Board Member (BHSU liaison)                            Term End: 2022
  • Nancy Hall, Board Member
    Term end: 2021
  • Jesse Hanson, Board Member
    Term end: 2021
  • Darick Eisenbraun, Ex-Officio
  • Charlie Neilson, Board Member
    Term end: 2022
  • Petrika Peters, Board Member
    Term end: 2020


Appointment of Members

This Spearfish Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Advisory Board (SPRFAB) are individuals appointed by the Mayor consisting of up to nine community members serving three-year terms and two youth members serving one-year terms.

Duties & Responsibilities

With authority delegated by the Spearfish City Council, the SPRFAB shall be a tool of the City Council to be used as a channel for all concerns pertaining to parks, recreation and forestry issues within the city.  

The SPRFAB will advise and recommend to the City Council regarding: 

  • Provision, maintenance, administration, conduct, and support recreation, physical fitness, sports, and cultural programs, activities, opportunities and services
  • Acquisition, operation, supervision, use, maintenance, development and provide recreation and park areas and facilities
  • Advise the City Council on regulation for tree planting, removal, and maintenance of trees, bushes, shrubs, and other woody vegetation on public and private property