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Parks & Recreation Commission


  • 2nd Thursday of the month.  Click HERE for the 2022 Meeting Schedule.
  • Agendas and Minutes can be found in the Agenda Center


Brett Mayfield Chair wbmayfield@aol.com
David Crocco, Jr. Vice Chair mcclearytom54@yahoo.com
Tom McCleary Secretary mcclearytom54@yahoo.com
Alison L. Childs Member allisonchild@aol.com
Michael Vanasse Member mcvredsox@icould.com
Nikki Boyle Member nikboyle72@gmail.com
VACANT (1 Position)  


Scott Hausler Hartford Parks & Recreation Director shausler@hartford-vt.org
Mary Erdei Hartford Selectboard merdei@hartford-vt.org
Brett Mayfield Hartford Schoolboard & Selectboard wbmayfield@aol.com
Caroline Hamilton Hartford High School Student Representative hamiltonc22@hartfordschools.net
David Crocco Hartford Tree Board David.crocco@yahoo.com
Mike Vanasse Youth Sports mcvredsox@icloud.com
Allison Childs Planning & Zoning allisonchild@aol.com
Tom McCleary Conservation Commission mcclearytom54@gmail.com

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 5:00 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 shausler@hartford-vt.org.

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 & 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.

Contact Us
Town Manager's Office
Hartford Town Hall
171 Bridge Street
White River Junction, VT 05001

Phone: 802-295-9353

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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