Parks & Recreation Commission


  • 2nd Thursday of the month

See the 2024 Meeting Schedule (PDF).

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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  • Brett Mayfield, Member
    Term Expires: May 16, 2025
  • David Crocco, Jr., Chair
    Term Expires: July 25, 2024
  • Tom McCleary, Secretary
    Term Expires: March 8, 2024
  • Alison L. Childs Vice Chair
    Term Expires: April 4, 2025
  • Nikki Boyle, Member
    Term Expires: April 4, 2025
  • Vacant (2 positions)


  • Allison Childs, Planning and Zoning
  • David Crocco, Hartford Tree Board
  • Mary Erdei, Hartford Selectboard
  • Scott Hausler, Hartford Parks and Recreation Director
  • Brett Mayfield, Hartford Schoolboard and Selectboard
  • Tom McCleary, Conservation Commission
  • Vacant, Hartford High School Student Representative


Commission Responsibilities

The commission shall consult with and advise the Director of Parks and Recreation in matters affecting recreation programs; park/facility related projects, policies and finances. The commission assists in the development of long-range planning for recreation and park needs of the community. New members must be committed to attending 1 meeting a month. Meetings are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5 pm.

The mission of the department is to serve the needs of the community through quality parks and facilities and by offering lifelong learning through recreational and cultural programs.

For further details - contact Scott Hausler, Parks and Recreation Director by calling 802-295-5036 or by emailing Scott Hausler.

Vision Statement

The residents of Hartford and the surrounding communities recognize the vital importance of natural places and recreation. Through diverse programming that aims to reach all, regardless of age, gender, race, physical or mental ability, sexual orientation or socioeconomic background, the Hartford Parks and Recreation Department cooperates with community groups to bring a variety of recreational opportunities to local residents. The department is committed to maintaining the highest quality parks and facilities while dedicating itself to improving its program offerings and practices to meet current and future needs.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve the recreational needs of the community by offering lifelong learning through recreational and educational programming utilizing existing parks and facilities.