Standard: There shall be citizen boards/committees that are advisory to the agency and the approving authority that appoints them. Advisory boards engage the community and serve as advocates for the advancement of programs, facilities, and services.
The City of Fairfield, Ohio has a 7-member Parks and Recreation Board. In addition, there are 2 citizen advisory commissions that serve an advisory function to the Parks and Recreation Board. Fairfield Parks and Recreation Department staff attends scheduled board and commission meetings and act as liaisons between the board/commissions and the department.