2020 Meeting Dates and Information
The next Board of Park Commissioners meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 12 at 10:00 am.
The November meeting will be held at the Wolf Family Learning Center, in Salomon Farm Park – 817 West Dupont Road – 10:00 am
Please see the 2020 Board of Park Commissioners Meeting Schedule. Please note, meetings are subject to change depending upon the Commissioners’ schedules
Pictured left to right: Richard Samek, Dr. Pamela Kelly, Justin Shurley, William Zielke
- Richard Samek, President
- Pamela Kelly, M.D., Vice President
- William Zielke
- Justin Shurley
- Park Foundation Representative Kathy Callen, President Park Foundation
- Steve McDaniel
Meetings are subject to change depending upon the Commissioners’ schedules-notification will be posted if there are any meeting date /time changes.
Meetings are at 10:00 a.m. unless otherwise posted. Most meetings will be held in Citizen's Square, City Council Chambers, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Please call (260) 427-6000 to confirm meeting location.
"Reasonable accommodations" for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with state and federal law. Any person needing a "reasonable accommodation" should notify Harlean Falls at (260) 427-6023 at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting.
Park Board Documents
Information on Agendas, Minutes, and Board Documents is now available on the following link: Parks Board Documents.
SUMMARIZATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
The following Board Minutes are now available:
2019 Annual Report
The 2019 Annual Report is now available on-line.
2019 Donation Information
The 2019 Donor List is now available.
Overall policy and management direction of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department is provided by a four member bi-partisan Board of Park Commissioners appointed by the mayor for staggered four year terms. Following provisions of Indiana statutes (I.C. 36-10-4), the Board approves budget revenues and expenditures, passes bond issues, acquires and improves property, adopts new programs, establishes management policy and regulations, and provides a public venue for community debate and input.
Park Survey Results
Check out the Fort Wayne Parks Survey completed by the Center for Social Research at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. The results were very positive and will help us shape the future of our Department. Thanks to the community for their support!!