The Parks and Recreation Commission is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and in general, its function is to oversee, plan, develop, preserve, administer, maintain and operate public parks and recreational facilities in Kalamazoo County. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the first Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. at the County Expo Center Building. The Parks Commission reviews matters dealing with all Kalamazoo County Government Parks & Expo Center. Appointments are made for three-year terms of office. Contact: David Rachowicz at 269-383-8778.