Parks and Recreation Board

Who we are...

The West Lafayette Parks and Recreation Board is made up of five citizens; four are appointed on a by-partisan basis by the Mayor for a four-year overlapping term. The fifth member is appointed by the School Board. The attorney is appointed by the legal department of the city. The Park Board is responsible for all staff personnel matters, except the Superintendent, who is appointed by the Mayor.

What we do...

The Park Board has authority to pass bond issues, power of eminent domain and authority to appropriate non-reverting operating funds. The Board receives a major portion of funds from the city general funds.

When we meet...

Board meetings are usually held on the third Monday of the month at the Park and Recreation Office, except where noted. Meetings start at 4:30 pm.Board meetings are open to the public.The Parks and Recreation Office is located at 1101 Kalberer Road.

2020 Meeting Dates -

January 27; February 24; March 23; April 20; May 18 (Lilly Nature Center); June 15; July 20; August 17; September 21; October 19 (Riverside Skating Center); November 16 (West Lafayette Wellness Center); December 21

Meeting times are 4:30 pm at the Parks and Recreation Office, located at 1200 N. Salisbury St. (formerly Happy Hollow Elementary School), except as noted above.


2019 Park Board Minutes 2020 Park Board Minutes
January 28, 2019 January 27, 2020
February 25, 2019 February 24, 2020
March 18, 2019 March 23, 2020 - **Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic**
April 15, 2019 April 20, 2020 - **Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic**
May 20, 2019 May 18, 2020
June 17, 2019 June 15, 2020
July 15, 2019 July 20, 2020
August 19, 2019 August 17, 2020
September 16, 2019 September 21, 2020
October 21, 2019 October 19, 2020
November 18, 2019 November 16, 2020
December 16, 2019 December 21, 2020
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  • Office: (765) 775-5110
  • Office Fax: (765) 807-0097
  • TTY: 711

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