Parks & Trails Committee

Meetings

  • 5 pm
  • The 4th Tuesday of the month

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

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
  • Michelle Seelye Drucker, 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.