Board of Parks and Recreation

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.
2022 Meeting Dates 

January 24; February 28; March 21; April 18; May 16; June 20; July 18; August 15; September 19; October 17; November 21; December 19

In-person meetings have resumed, as of March 1, 2022, meeting at 4:30 pm on the above listed dates.  Meetings are held at the office of West Lafayette Parks and Recreation, located in Margerum City Hall, 222 N. Chauncey Ave., West Lafayette, IN, 47906.  As an alternative option, meetings may also be attended virtually.

                                To view 2022 Meeting information, please visit the following link:                           West Lafayette Public Meetings

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** April 19, 2021
May 18, 2020 May 24, 2021
June 15, 2020 June 21, 2021
July 20, 2020 July 19, 2021
August 17, 2020 August 16, 2021
September 21, 2020 September 20, 2021
October 19, 2020 October 18, 2021
November 16, 2020 November 15, 2021
December 21, 2020 December 20, 2021
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  • Office: (765) 775-5110
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