City Administration Building City Council Chambers Second Floor 107 E. Main Street Xenia, OH 45385
Special sessions/park tours may be scheduled as needed. The public is invited to attend. Those who would like to relay a question, comment, or concern to the Board for Recreation, Arts and Cultural Activities may do so at the meeting during audience break or by contacting the Chair of the Board or the staff representatives through the links on this page. Citizens interested in placing an item on the agenda for discussion should submit their requests to the City Clerk at the following address:
City of Xenia Attn: City Clerk 107 E. Main Street Xenia, OH 45385
Requests must be received no less than 10 days prior to the meeting date.
Agendas & Minutes
For information on BRACA agendas and meeting minutes, please email the City Clerk or call 937-376-7235.
Councilman Wes Smith, Chair
Tom McCarthy, Vice Chair
(VACANT) (Appointed by School Board)
Jobe Vogelsong, Student Liaison
About the Board
The Board for Recreation, Arts and Cultural Activities (BRACA) is governed by Xenia Codified Ordinance Part 2 - Administration Code, Title Eight: Boards, Commissions, and Committees, Chapter 278: Board for Recreation, Arts, and Cultural Activities. The Board shall consist of five members, residents of the City, who are appointed by City Council to staggered terms of four years each. One Board member shall be a representative of the Board of Education of the Xenia Community Schools who is a resident of the City and whose membership is nominated by the Board of Education.
In addition to the five Board members, the City Council may appoint ex-officio, non-voting members of the Board, one of whom may be a student at Xenia High School, to advise the Board. One Council member serves as chair as appointed by the Council President at their second regular session in January of each year. BRACA is a recommending body to City Council and may coordinate recommendations regarding parkland issues with the Planning and Zoning Commission. The staff representative is the Public Service Maintenance Supervisor.
Interested in Serving?
If a vacancy on the Board is noted above and you are interested in serving, please contact City Clerk Michelle Johnson at (937) 376-7235 or email.