The Park Commission advises the City Council on matters of maintenance and use of park facilities, preservation of natural resources and promotion of environmental awareness.
The park commission is composed of seven members, who serve staggered three-year terms. The director of public services and one council member shall be members of the commission ex officio and without vote and are in addition to the seven-member commission.
Duties of Park Commissioners
The park commission shall be only an advisory body to the City Council. The commission shall study and consider the continuing needs of the city for parks and recreation areas and facilities of all kinds, including but not limited to problems involving public use of Lake Minnetonka and other lakes in the city, and portions of its shorelines. The commission shall report to the council.
- 6:00 p.m.
- 1st Monday of the following months - February, May, August, and November
Park Work Sessions
- 6:00 p.m.
- 1st Monday of the following months - January, March, April, June, July (1st Wednesday) September (1st Wednesday), and October
- Orono Council Chambers
2780 Kelley Parkway
Orono, MN 55356
Join the Parks Commission
The Park Commission is currently looking to add a new member. To be considered, please fill out our Online Application.
Brian RoathPark Commission Chair
Janice BergPark Commissioner
Rick CarterPark Commissioner
Gordy StoferPark Commissioner
Kjersti DuvalPark Commissioner
Cameron PorterPark Commissioner
Michael HuddyPark Commissioner
Casey Conrad HudsonPark Commissioner Alternate
Sandra RasmussenPark Commissioner Alternate