Westside Regional Park Task Force


  • 7 p.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of the month
  • Annex 1st floor, Conference Room C

Agendas & Minutes

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Task Force Composition

The following individuals have been appointed to serve on the Westside Regional Park Task Force. Additionally, several resource people have been identified to assist the task force on an as need basis.

1Paul LeboFCPS301-696-6805Email Paul Lebo
2Chuck MannHigher Ed – Hood College301-696-3611Email Chuck Mann
3Bob HicksFrederick County Parks & Rec301-600-6816Email Bob Hicks
4Joe BaldiCity of Frederick Parks & Recreation Commission301-600-2077Email Joe Baldi
5Deb ReynoldsGolden Mile Alliancen/aEmail Deb Reynolds
6TBDChamber of Commercen/an/a
7Melisa MuntzTourism Council301-600-4023Email Melisa Muntz
8Rob FoxAquatics240-529-5774Email Rob Fox
9Bo EskaySoccer301-471-4610Email Bo Eskay
10Lance EnglishNAC 8n/aEmail Lance English
11Frank StrakonskyResident240-285-6665Email Frank Strakonsky
12Ed HindeResident305- 772-0901Email Ed Hinde
13Donna KuzemchakAlderman Liaison301-600-1382Email Donna Kuzemchak

Technical Staff Resources

Joe AdkinsDeputy Director of Planning301-600-1655Email Joe Adkins
Tracy ColemanDeputy Director of Engineering301-600-1401Email Tracy Coleman
Zack KershnerDirector of Public Works301-600-1404Email Zack Kershner
Bob SmithDeputy Director of Parks and Recreation – City of Frederick301-600-1902Email Bob Smith


Comments and feedback are welcome on the proposed Westside Regional Park. Please submit your feedback on the Westside Regional Park bubble plan.


The Westside Regional Park Task Force is an ad-hoc task force appointed by the Mayor (per City Code: Section 28i) to:

  1. Complete the design and engineering
  2. Oversee implementation of the Westside Regional Park Plan
  3. Develop design standards for the Westside Regional Park

Task Force Composition

This task force shall be facilitated by the City Department of Parks and Recreation, and shall be composed of 14 representatives from the:

  • Aquatics and Soccer user groups
  • City and County
  • Frederick County Chamber of Commerce
  • Frederick County Public Schools
  • Golden Mile Alliance
  • Higher Education Facilities
  • Neighborhood Advisory Councils
  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Tourism Council


The task force shall be responsible for, but not be limited to the following:

  • Serve as a recommending body to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen and bring forward all proposals, plans, and costs, etc. for workshop review and public meeting approval
  • Coordinate its work with the various Departments of the City, the Parks and Recreation Department, Parks and Recreation Commission, Planning Commission, etc. as necessary
  • Review existing Westside Regional Park plans and review successful park plans and projects from other communities; and
  • Refine and complete design plans and design standards for the park
  • Prepare detailed engineered improvement plans (using resources provided by the City)
  • Provide general oversight of the construction of the park improvements


It is the goal of the Westside Regional Park Task Force to complete the Westside Regional Park improvements on the Hargett Farm property.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a high quality venue to foster and encourage fitness at all levels of ability. This park will provide the resources needed for the City of Frederick to host and participate in high level athletic competitions, practices, and training as well as leisure activities for the community in a cost effective and environmentally responsible way.

Time Frame

  • 1 Year: April 2017 to April 2018 (to be extended as necessary)

Join the Task Force

If you are interested in an appointment to a citizen board or commission, please complete the Commission Vacancy Application.

Complete the application online or download the application (PDF).