Monday’s Planning Commission meeting has been postponed until Tuesday at 7 p.m. Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources will operate all facilities and programs noon-5 p.m. Tuesday. All facilities will close 5 p.m. with all evening programs canceled. Meals on Wheels will NOT operate Tuesday at Garner Senior Center. Solid waste should be on regular schedule.

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Committee

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Committee meets every third Monday at 6 p.m. at the Garner Senior Center (205 E. Garner Road) and provides recommendations to the Town Council on recreation services, facilities and fee policies.

To download an application to serve on this committee, please click here.

Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Advisory Committee
Lisa Sullivan, Chair
Robert Deaton, Vice Chair
Beverly Adams
Althea Boone
Ernestine Durham
Chris O'Connor
Elmo Vance
Byron Wade 
Ken Marshburn, Council Liason


Senior Citizens Advisory Committee

The Senior Citizens Advisory Committee meets the third Friday of every other month at 9 a.m. at the Garner Senior Center (205 E. Garner Road). This committee serves in an advisory capacity with the Town of Garner, Resources for Seniors and Meals on Wheels, in planning, coordinating and directing of programs and activities for senior citizens. 

To download an application to serve on this committee, please click here.

Senior Citizens Advisory Committee
Herbertina Johnson
Norma Montgomery
Nancy Cope 
Darlene Duncan 
Troy Ellis 
Marilyn Grotheer 
Frances Liles
Charlie Pearce
Candes Smith 
Jackie Johns, Council Liason 


Veterans Advisory Committee

The Veterans Advisory Committee meets every other month on the first Monday at 9 a.m. in White Deer Park Nature Center.

The committee is made up of seven at-large members (at least four are honorably discharged veterans) and a representative from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10025 and the American Legion, Post 232. This committee will explore ways in which to honor and recognize the service of area veterans; assist the Town of Garner’s planning for ceremonies, observances, holidays and events honoring veterans and interact with local veterans organizations and assist in the preservation, operation, integrity, maintenance and upkeep of the Garner Veterans Memorial and other related matters.

To download an application to serve on this committee, please click here.

For questions, please contact Stella Gibson at (919) 773-4456 or

Garner Veterans Memorial Committee 
Jeffrey Hicks, Chair
Donald Searles, Vice Chair
Spencer Cardwell
Terry Chatfield
Keith Darlington
Willis McKoy
Richard Ripley
Charles Scott
Bob Carter
Mayor Ronnie Williams, Council Liason


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