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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.

Special Meeting
Purpose: To discuss and vote on possible expansion of the board
Monday, August 25, 3 p.m.
Visitors Center at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, September 23, 10:30 a.m.
Visitors Center at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
1828 Smith Rd., 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.



Did You Know?

Most female lightning bugs, members of the beetle family, cannot fly. They spend their entire lives on the ground.

Species of Concern
The Metro Parks are home to the federally threatened northern monkshood and the federally endangered Indiana bat.

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