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Parks & Recreation Board

The Parks & Recreation Board meets the third Wednesday of every month at 3:30 p.m. in Room 100B in the Showers Building.

PURPOSE

The Parks and Recreation Board shall have those powers and duties prescribed by Indiana Code 36-10-3-11.

In addition to those powers and duties, the Board shall have additional powers and duties as follows:

  • Exercise general supervision of/and make rules for the department
  • Establish rules governing the use of the park and recreation facilities and programs by the public
  • Appoint the necessary administrative officers of the department and fix their duties
  • Establish standards and qualification for the appointment of all personnel and approve their appointments without regard to politics
  • Make recommendations and an annual report to the County Council and Board of County Commissioners concerning the operation of the Board and the status of park and recreation programs in the county
  • Prepare and submit annual budget and salary recommendations in the same manner as other executive departments of the county
  • Approve all claims and expenditures for disbursement in the same manner as other executive departments of the county.

CODE

Indiana code 36-10-3-11

TERM

Four Years

MEMBERS

APPOINTED BY

TERM EXPIRATION DATE

Evelyn Harrell 

County Council

1-21

Phil Cornwell

Commissioners

1-19

Amy Thompson  

By Virtue of Office

 N/A

Joe Goss

Circuit Court

1-22

Kevin Dogan

County Council

1-19

Dr. Carolyn VandeWiele

Circuit Court

1-20

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