Parks & Recreation Advisory Board


  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 2nd Wednesday of every odd month
  • Veterans Memorial Complex
    2285 Minton Road
    West Melbourne, FL 32904-4916 


  • Amy Donahue (Murphy) Benet
    Phone: 202-744-7435
    Term of Service: September 2023 - November 2025
    Email Murphy Benet
  • Sandra (Sandy) Carbon
    Phone: 321-473-8720
    Term of Service: November 2023 - November 2025
    Email Sandy Carbon
  • Donald Curry
    Phone: 321-768-2402
    Term of Service: November 2023 - November 2025
    Email Donald Curry
  • Kimberly McGibany
    Phone: 618-301-8657
    Term of Service: September 2023 - November 2025
    Email Kimberly McGibany


The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board was created by Resolution of the City Council of the City of West Melbourne for the following purposes:

  • To serve as a central point of communication for the parks and recreation interests of the City and as an advisory body to the City Council
  • To review proposed park acquisitions and improvements and to make recommendations to the Recreation Manager and City Manager and, where appropriate, the City Council
  • To review current parks and recreation programs and facilities to determine additional needs and submit recommendations pertaining to these needs
  • To provide and/or gather public input on parks and recreation long-range plans
  • To serve in an advisory capacity to the Planning Department for the location, construction, maintenance and funding of parks and recreation facilities
  • To make recommendations regarding applications for and participation in federal, state and district land acquisition and capital improvement and grant programs and
  • To review all parks and recreation related matters submitted to the board by the City Council


The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board consists of seven registered electors and residents of the City. Members of this board are appointed to serve at the pleasure of the City Council for two year terms expiring in odd numbered years or until their successors are duly appointed and qualified. Any board vacancies shall be filled by appointment of the City Council.

Board vacancies will be posted on this web page, The Sun Newsletter, and within City Hall. 

Questions & Comments

Erin Murphy, Recreation Director, is the staff liaison to the board and can be contacted at 321-837-7779.


  • BRYANT ADAMS PARK - Located adjacent to the veteran's memorial complex at 2285 Minton road.
  • Clements Wood Park - Located off Fell Road, approximately 1/4 mile east of Hollywood Boulevard, on the south side.
  • Hammock Lakes Park - Located north of the intersection of Eber Boulevard and Brunswick Way between Stratford Pointe Subdivision and Hammock Lakes Subdivision.
  • Jan Lieson Crossroads Park - Located on Meadowlane Avenue across the road from West Melbourne Elementary School for Science.
  • Tallwood Park - Located on the West side of Hollywood Boulevard, approximately 1/4 mile south of Henry Avenue.
  • Westbrooke Park - Located on the northeast corner of Wingate Boulevard and Hollywood Boulevard.
  • West Melbourne Community Park - Located on the west side of Minton Road between Fell Road and Flanagan Avenue.

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