Park Board

Members

  • Kay Magnetti, President
  • Mark Hardwick, Vice-President
  • Martin Sonnenberg
  • Tim Warner
  • Kevin Cornett
  • Don Clark
  • John Seibert, Director of Parks & Recreation

Responsibilities

Overall policy and management direction of the Valparaiso Parks and Recreation Department is provided by a six-member bipartisan board of park and recreation commissioners (four city of Valparaiso residents and two Center Township residents) appointed by the mayor for staggered four-year terms. 

Following provisions of Indiana statutes, the board:

  • Acquires and improves property 
  • Adopts new programs 
  • Approves budget revenues and expenditures 
  • Establishes management policy and regulations 
  • Passes bond issues 
  • Provides a public venue for community debate and input 

Meeting Details

  • 6:00 PM CST (NEW Time)
  • Fourth Tuesday of each month (unless otherwise noted below)

Meeting Schedule

  • February 22, 2022
  • March 29, ,2022
  • April 26, 2022
  • May 24, 2022
  • June 28, 2022
  • July 26, 2022
  • August 23, 2022
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 25, 2022
  • November 22, 2022
  • December 13, 2022

Past Park Board meeting documents can be found here