Richard Samek, President (260) 423-9411
Pamela Kelly, M.D., Vice President, Unlisted
William Zielke (260) 203-5744
Justin Shurley (260) 407-2808
Park Foundation Representative
Kathy Callen, President Park Foundation
2017 Meeting Dates and Information
The 2017 Board of Park Commissioners Meeting Schedule is now available.
Meetings are subject to change depending upon the Commissioners’
schedules-notification will be posted if there are any meeting date
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.
You can also e-mail Harlean with your request at:
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:
2016 Donation Information
The 2016 Donors 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!!