Commission meetings & agendas

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission is a board of seven citizen volunteers appointed by the governor. The commission has regular meetings six times a year at pre-determined locations around the state. Regular meetings run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and include an opportunity for public comment. The commission chair may call special meetings at any time; all special meetings are announced in advance.

The commission typically meets in a work session from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day prior to the regular meeting in the same location or at a location near the regular meeting location. Work sessions are educational sessions on park operations and issues that eventually may go before the commission. The commission may also tour area sites or parks the day following the regular meeting. No public comment and no formal action are taken at work sessions and tours.

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Virtual public comment will be accepted at the July 14 Commission Meeting

Pre-registration is required.  To provide virtual comment you will need to be able to join the Attendee Web link from your computer (no phone option available). Registration for the July 14 commission meeting opens at  8 a.m., June 27.To register, email  by 5 p.m., July 8. Please provide the name you will be logging in under, a contact phone number,  as well as the agenda item or general topic you will be speaking on. You will receive an email by noon on July 11with specific instructions around virtual testimony.  Updated information on how to provide other forms of testimony will be added to this page two weeks prior to the meeting. Please check back.


Regularly-scheduled commission and work session agendas are posted online at least two weeks in advance of meetings, and actions/recordings are posted within a week after the meeting.

UPComing Commission Meetings

  • July 13, 14 Commission Work Session and Meeting

    Swinomish Casino and Lodge
    12885 Casino Drive
    Anacortes, WA 98221

  • September 21, 22 Commission Work Session and Meeting

  • November 16, 17 Commission Work Session and Meeting
    Campbells Resort
    104 W Woodin Ave
    Chelan, WA 98816 

  • December 6, 7 Commission Planning Meeting for 2023    
    Cama Beach State Park
    1880 SW Camano Drive 
    Camano Island, WA 98282
    *no action items/agenda items/reports