Parks Advisory Committee


cochrane park - Copy (2)The Yelm Parks Advisory Committee (YPAC) was created and established to advise the City Council on specific park-related matters. It consists of five volunteers who are residents of the Yelm area, and are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

They make recommendations to the City Council concerning future park, playground, and recreation resources of the City through the planning and development of a parks capital improvement plan; planning and development of public recreational facilities and recreational programs; ordinances, rules and regulations regarding use of parks and other recreational facilities to best serve the interests of the public.

The YPAC meets 9 a.m. on the second Monday of each month (except July, August, & December) at the Public Services Conference Room, 901 Rhoton Rd. *Meetings are currently being held via Zoom. 

Current members of the Parks Advisory Committee are:

  • Sandi Hanson, Chair
  • Anne Wahrmund, Vice Chair
  • Jesse Kellems
  • Tim Kerfoot
  • VACANT
The five members of the Committee are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council to serve a four year term. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Board,  please complete an application.
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2021 Parks Advisory Committee Agendas & Minutes7 documents

  • July 12, 2021 YPAC Agenda
    document _recordid 1521
  • June 14, 2021 YPAC Agenda
    document _recordid 1520
  • May 10, 2021 YPAC Agenda
    document _recordid 1519
  • April 12, 2021 YPAC Agenda
    document _recordid 1518
  • March 8, 2021 YPAC Agenda
    document _recordid 1517
  • February 8, 2021 YPAC Agenda
    document _recordid 1516
  • January 11, 2021 YPAC Agenda
    document _recordid 1515