Parks & Recreation Commission


  • 2nd Thursday of the month.  Click HERE for the 2019 Meeting Schedule.
  • Agendas and Minutes can be found in the Agenda Center


Kevin M. Stuart Chair
Michael Vanasse Vice Chair
Brett Mayfield Recording Secretary
Allison L. Childs Member
David M. Crocco, Jr. Member
Michael Denmeade Member
VACANT (1 Position)    


Scott Hausler Hartford Parks & Recreation Director
Dick Grassi Hartford Selectboard
Brett Mayfield Hartford Schoolboard
Greer McCarty Hartford High School Student Representative
Kevin M. Stuart Hartford Tree Board
Youth Programs Michael Vanasse

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 5:30 p.m.

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 & Recreation Director by calling 802-295-5036 or by emailing
Vision Statement
  • A department that cooperates with all community groups to bring a variety of recreation opportunities to the citizens of Hartford.
  • Parks and facilities maintained at the highest quality and improved on a regular basis to meet the future needs of the community
  • Something for everyone - where the citizens of Hartford and surrounding communities recognize the vital necessity of recreation through diverse programs that reach all, regardless of age, gender, race and economic backgrounds
Mission Statement
Our mission is to serve the needs of the community through quality parks and facilities and by offering life long learning through recreational and cultural programs.