The Park Committee consists of two Township Board members, two Citizen Representatives, and Township Staff.
James Whittaker, Chairperson Term Expires: December 2023
Emily Beutel, Board Representative Term Expires: November 2024
Linda Kerr, Board Representative Term Expires: November 2024
Larry Loeks, Planning Commission Representative Term Expires: December 2023
Jennifer Bussies, Member Term Expires: December 2023
Ellen Hector, Member Term Expires: December 2023
Tricia Keala, Member Term Expires: December 2023
Vacant, Alternate Term Expires: December 2023
Committee Responsibilities & Overview
The Parks and Trails Committee oversee the development of the Township's two parks, by responding to public interest and use of the Recreation Plan.
Yearly development plans are created and a budget is prepared with monies transferred from the General Fund. There is no direct millage for Park development and maintenance. When a project is identified and estimates are obtained, a recommendation is sent to the Township Board.