Richard Samek, President (260) 423-9411
Pamela Kelly, M.D., Vice President Unlisted
Cheri Becker (260) 424-0824
William Zielke (260) 748-5685
Park Foundation Representative
Sherrill Wm. Colvin, President Park Foundation
2014 Meeting Dates and Information
The Complete 2014 Board of Park Commissioners Schedule is NOW available.
Meetings are subject to change depending upon the Commissioners’
schedules-notification will be posted if there are any meeting date
All meetings are at 4:00 p.m. 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 or call TTY # (260) 427-6010
at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting.
You can also e-mail Harlean with your request at:
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.
At the February Board Meeting, Richard Samek was
re-elected as Park Board President. Read more...
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!!
Entrance to the Byron F. Novitsky Administration building can be
accessed north, off Parnell Avenue, (In Bob Arnold/Northside Park)
at the tennis courts. Travel east. Turn right at the entrance
facing Psi Ote Pavilion and travel south toward State Street to the
parking lot. The customer service entrance to the building of the
main office is through the double glass doors, office is on the right.
SUMMARIZATION OF THE MINUTES OF THE
BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
The following Board Minutes are now available:
December Park Board Minutes
NEW On-line video of Board Meetings
Watch the December Park Board meeting on-line!
Donations for 2012
Check out a Donation list for 2012! We thank all of our donors for their support.