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Get updates Chapter IV, Section A5-73 of the San Ramon Municipal Code assigns the  following duties to the Parks and Community Services Commission:
  • Be the principal advisor to the City Council, the Director of Parks  and Community Services, and other boards, commissions, committees and  departments of the City in all matters pertaining to parks, public recreation, arts and cultural facilities, and historical activities, senior citizen and teen activities and concerns and other municipal community and volunteer services.
  • Appoint Finance/Policy, Program, and Facility, standing sub-committees  and other sub-committees as necessary to provide preliminary review and comment of recommendations prior to full Commission.  
  • Review and recommend policies governing park, recreation and community services for the approval by the City Council. 
  • Review and comment on the budget submitted by the Director of Parks and Community Services.      Conduct public hearings and make recommendations to the Director of  Parks and Community Services and/or the City Council regarding parks, recreation, and community services. 
  • Review and comment on subdivisions and other development proposals in  which land is proposed for dedication, credit for private open space as  requested, projects on school lands or other significant park, creek, trail or open space where concerns exist. 
  • Perform such duties as may be assigned by the City Council from time to time.


  • Second Wednesday of the Month - 7:00 p.m. 
  • City Hall - Council Chamber
    7000 Bollinger Canyon Road
    San Ramon, CA 94583
  • Meeting Agendas & Minutes
  • By-Laws
  • Parks & Community Services Commissioners are required to complete a FPPC Form 700.


Heidi Kenniston-Lee
Term Expires: June 2023
Julia Oseland
Term Expires: June 2023
Scott Roberts
Term Expires: June 2023
Will Doerlich
Term Expires: June 2021
Carol Lopez-Lucey
Term Expires: June 2021
Sridhar Verose
Term Expires: June 2021
Don Birnbaum                                                       
Term Expires: June 2021
Amritha Ramesh - Student Commissioner
Term Expires: June 2021


Kathi Heimann, Parks and Community Services Director
(925) 973-2611

Public Comment Instructions

On June 16, 2020, the Health Officer of Contra Costa County issued Order No. HO-COVID19-18 that directed that all individuals living in the county to shelter at their place of residence except that they may leave to provide or receive certain essential services or engage in certain essential activities and work for essential businesses and governmental services.

Under the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, this meeting may utilize teleconferencing. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public. Commissioners will not be physically in attendance, but will be available via video conference.

There will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to shelter in place and access the meeting online using the web-video communication application, Zoom. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment (for topics not on the agenda), in addition to each of the agendized items. 

This meeting will be conducted on the web-video communication platform, Zoom. In order to view or participate in this meeting, members of the public will need to download Zoom from its website, It is recommended that anyone wishing to participate in the meeting complete the download process before the start of the meeting. 

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING: Parks & Community Services Commission - August 12, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.


1.  Livestream online at:

           Webinar ID: 977 5476 4128

2.  For audio access to the meeting by telephone, use the dial-in information below:

+1 (669)900-6833  

Webinar ID: 977 5476 4128


1.  Provide live remote public comments:

From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: 

Webinar ID: 977 5476 4128

To supplement a PC, Mac, tablet or device without audio, please also join by phone: +1 (669)900-6833

To comment by video conference, click the “Raise Your Hand” button or *9 on your telephone to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the Agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to three (3) minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2. Provide public written comments prior to the meeting by email, to

If you are submitting public comment via email, please do so by 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 to Please include “Public Comment 8/12/2020” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include your name and the item you wish to speak on. Public comments submitted will be read during Public Comment and will be subject to the regular three (3) minute time restriction.