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 Fund.

When we meet...

Board meetings are usually held on the third Monday of the month at the Parks 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 222 N. Chauncey Ave, West Lafayette, IN 47906.
2021 Meeting Dates 

January 25; February 22; March 22; April 19; May 17; June 21; July 19; August 16; September 20; October 18; November 15; December 20

Meeting times are 4:30 pm, currently being held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Once in-person meetings are able to resume, they will be held at the Parks and Recreation Office, located at 222 N. Chauncey Ave., (formerly Morton Community Center).

2020 Park Board Minutes 2021 Park Board Minutes
January 27, 2020  January 25, 2021
February 24, 2020 February 22, 2021
March 23, 2020 - **Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic** March 22, 2021
April 20, 2020 - **Meeting cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic**
May 18, 2020
June 15, 2020
July 20, 2020
August 17, 2020
September 21, 2020
October 19, 2020
November 16, 2020
December 21, 2020

Contact Us

  • Office: (765) 775-5110
  • Office Fax: (765) 807-0097
  • TTY: 711

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