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 (l-r) Commissioners Bauer, Bond and Spisak

Board of Park Commissioners

Mark A. Spisak, Chair
Roland H. Bauer
Jane E. Bond
Keith D. Shy, Director-Secretary

The park district's governing body is the three-person Board of Park Commissioners, appointed by the Summit County Probate Judge. Commissioners serve overlapping three-year terms without compensation and are assisted by the director-secretary, who oversees the work of full-time and part-time employees, seasonal workers and volunteers.

Upcoming Meetings
Tuesday, Aug 19, 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Sep 24, 11:30 a.m.

Commissioners will meet at the visitors center at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm in Akron. All petitions, applications and communications intended for consideration by the board must be in writing and received by the director-secretary at least five business days before the board meeting.

For more information, please call the administrative offices at 330-867-5511, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

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Did You Know?

Ranger Smarts
One-third of Metro Parks rangers are graduates of Hocking College, where they studied law enforcement in a natural resources setting.

Very Amusing
Gorge Metro Park once contained two amusement parks. Among them was High Bridge Glens, which opened in 1882 and featured a thrilling rollercoaster and a dance hall.




















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