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Park Board

Board Overview
The Board shall consist of three members, who shall be residents of the City.  The residency requirement is set by State Statute 17-952.  The members shall be appointed by the Mayor and City Council and shall serve a three (3) year term.

Barb Prosser
Robin Shimek
April Grant - Council Liaison

The Park Board generally meets from March through November. The notice of the meetings will be posted at the usual three prominent places:  City Hall, the Post Office and D&S Market.

Powers & Duties
The Park Board shall have the authority to adopt rules and regulations for the efficient management of the City Parks and other recreational areas of the City.  Parks include the City Park, Peabody-Hale Park and Memorial Park.  The recreational areas include the swimming pool.  The Board shall establish appropriate rules and regulations for the management, use and operation of the same.  All employees of the City doing work in or for the City Park shall be under the supervision and direction of the Board.  All actions of the Board shall be subject to the review and control of the City Council.  Seasonal staff are also assigned other duties in their job description, such as maintenance of other City-owned properties and other duties as assigned by the Street Department.