Parks & Natural Resources Commission


Burnsville Parks and Natural Resources Commission MembersCharged with making recommendations on issues related to park, recreation and open space needs of the community and the protection of Burnsville's natural resources. Typical issues include park development, priority setting for capital improvements, reviewing environmental ordinances/natural resources plans and park use policies

2023 PNRC Work Plan

Qualifications for Appointment

Regular / Alternate Members

Burnsville resident, age 18 and over.

Youth Members

Burnsville resident, Junior or Senior in High School.

Term Length

  • Regular / Alternate Member – Three years
  • Youth – One year

Number of Members

  • Six regular members
  • One alternate member
  • Two youth members

Meeting Schedule

  • Dates – First Monday of each month
  • Time – 6:30 p.m.
  • Place – Council Chambers
  • Estimated Length – 2 Hours

Additional Information

  • Chairperson – Shannon Wohlman
  • Commissioners – Carlos Dabu (Vice Chair), Dana Arnold, Mark Cleveland, Gary Donaldson, Nelson Fitchett and Noah Leipnitz (Youth), John Hamilton (Alternate)
  • Televised - Yes (Cable Channel 16)