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Duties:  The Open Space Advisory Board shall act as an advisory board and provide recommendations to the City Council in efforts to preserve and acquire open space as identified in the Towards a Bright Future: A Green Infrastructure Plan for El Paso, Texas, commonly referred to as the open space master plan. The Open Space Advisory Board shall provide recommendations on the implementation of the open space master plan.
Qualifications:  All members shall be residents of the City and known to be interested in open space, trails and greenways.
Seats:  9 members (1 by Mayor and 1 per District) See Ordinance 017123, 017205, 017352.
Term:  The initial terms of the members nominated by the Mayor and Districts 2, 3, 4 and 7 shall be four years;initial terms by Districts 1, 5, 6 and 8 shall be two years. Thereafter, all terms shall be for 4 years and all terms shall expire in June.
Term Limits:
Contact:  Karina Brasgalla
Contact Office: Planning and Inspections
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:  915-212-1604
Meeting times:  Regular meetings of the Board shall be held the first or second Wednesday of the month at 3:00 pm, City Hall, 300 N. Campbell, Council Chambers,on the alternate week that the City Plan Commission meets. Please follow the meeting agenda link for detail regarding the approved schedule: [click here]

Enabling Ordinance(s)/Resolution(s):   017123   017205   017352   017480   017770  

Meeting Agendas    Meeting Minutes

 MEMBER LIST (Reflects City appointments only)

Date Appointed

Date Expires Appointed By Type
Benavides, Alyssa Cervantes 8/8/2017 6/30/2021 District 3 R
Cacho, Yvonne 7/23/2019 6/30/2023 District 5 R
Dillabough, Sarah Elena 3/3/2020 6/30/2023 District 8 R
Garibay, Joe 6/23/2020 6/30/2021 District 4 R
Miles-Bonart, Sharon 6/23/2020 6/30/2023 District 6 R
Tures, Stephen 3/17/2020 6/30/2023 District 1 R
Wancho, Mark 2/2/2021 6/30/2021 District 2 R
White, Patricia 9/17/2013 6/30/2021 District 7 R