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Parks Department







Staff Liaison:
Larry Halberstadt
City Engineer

(269) 637-0770








Parks Commission

Created by Ordinance #747 – November 28, 1991

3 Year Term-Meets 2nd Tuesday each month at 6 pm at City Hall

The Parks Commission consists of seven members, one of whom is a member of the City Council. The members are appointed by the mayor and City Council, and serve three year terms (or until their successor takes office).

Purpose as Defined In Enabling Statute/Ordinance/Resolution

The duty of the Parks Commission is to make recommendations to the city manager and/or parks superintendent and public officials of the city regarding the operation, maintenance, caretaking, rehabilitation, and capital expenditures for the city park facilities and property, including playgrounds, beaches, and other recreational facilities. The Parks Commission also acts as the cemetery board of trustees.