The Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department participates in several Citizen Advisory Groups. These groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short- and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the Council. In addition to Citizen Advisory Groups, the department is also the liaison for Modesto Sister Cities International.
Tuolumne River Regional Park Citizens Advisory Committee
The Tuolumne River Regional Park Citizens Advisory Committee serves as an advisory body on the acquisition, development, maintenance and operation of this park. For more information, view the Board page.
Tuolumne River Regional Park (TRRP) Commission
The TRRP Commission is directed through the use of a Joint Powers Authority (JPA) between Stanislaus County, the City of Ceres, and the City of Modesto. The TRRP Commission oversees the TRRP and includes elected representatives from the associated governments, and the TRRP Citizens Advisory Committee, which includes citizen representatives appointed by the governments involved in the JPA.