Parks, Arts and Library Services (PALS) Board
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • First Thursday of each month

Agendas, Packets, and Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are also available following approval. 
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  • Gloria Jones, Place 1 - Chair 
  • Michael Kelly, Place 2
  • Teresa Thomason, Place 3
  • Rick Kenyon, Place 4
  • Warner Watkins, Place 5
  • Ann Handren, Place 6
  • Denise Johnson, Place 7 - Vice Chair
  • Jodi Seay, Place 8 (alternate)
  • Vacant, Place 9 (alternate)
  • Vacant, Place 10 (alternate)            

Staff Representatives
  • Gary Sims, Executive Director of Community Services
  • Chuck Jennings, Director of Parks & Recreation
  • Kari Biddix, Parks Development Manager
  • Clayton Litton, Park Superintendent


  • Advise the town council and staff regarding policies, services, and programs provided or sponsored by the community services department including: parks and recreation programming, senior citizen activities, cultural arts, art in public places, library programs, library collection development and fines, and fees for community services programs and activities
  • Advise the town council and staff regarding revenues and expenditures from dedicated funding sources including the special activities fund, park and library development funds, and any similar fund created to support the community services department
  • Assist the staff and town council and staff in the planning process: parks and recreation, arts and library facilities, and programs
  • Assist the staff and town council and staff in the recruitment of volunteers
  • Consider, investigate, make findings, report, and recommend upon any special matter or question coming before the board within the scope of its duties and responsibilities or referred to it by the town council or town manager
  • Oversee and advise the town council and staff regarding any issues or updates to the recorded history of Flower Mound in the book Sweet Flower Mound Land
  • Promote parks and recreation, arts, and library program participation.
  • Promote the benefits of community services' facilities, programs and activities, and when necessary, solicit public volunteer assistance
  • Review and make final determination of any request for reconsideration for the removal of library materials


For additional information, please email Gary Sims or call 972.874.6341

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