Ordinance #1979-32 establishes a Department of Parks and Recreation. Our municipal Parks and Recreation Board consists of four (4) members to be appointed by the executive of the municipality. The members are appointed on the basis of their interest in and knowledge of parks and recreation, but not more than two (2) members may be affiliated with the same political party and must be residents of the district. In addition to the Mayor's appointees, our creating ordinance provides for one member of and appointed by the governing board of the school corporation and one member of and appointed by the Library Board. This board oversees the management of the City's forty acres of Parks which include North Memorial, South Memorial, Laughlin, Community and Wilkie Parks.
The Parks and Recreation Board meets the second Tuesday of each month in the Council Chambers, 270 W. 15th Street, Rushville at 6:15 p.m.
Parks and Recreation Department
Address: 119 W. 16th St.
Sue Otte, President (Library Board Appointee)
Paul Barada, Sr., Vice President (School Board Appointment)
David Malson, Secretary
Will St. John, Member
Aaron Gurley, Member
James Zachary, Member
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