Parks, Recreation & Forestry Committee

Committee Members

Chair Person – Joseph Morgan

Village Staff Member – Jacob Lehr – Department of Public Works Maintenance Worker Parks/Forestry Specialist

Committee Members – Jennifer Bevars, Cathy Brodbeck, Emily Culp, Patti Heinzmann, Derek Ripp, Jackie Wheeler, and Alternate: Joe Fleischmann

The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Committee under went a name change in January 2024 to meet the needs of an additional focus on forestry in the Village. This new committee was formed in 2022 under the direction of Village President, Donald Postler. Joe Morgan became Chair Person in late 2023.

The committee is working hard on planning the celebration  of our 125th Anniversary of Incorporation in 2024. Several one day events will be held throughout the year.

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, April 6, 2024 will be the kick off event for the 125th Anniversary. Cookie decorating and coloring for the kids, with a history lesson and a short speech or two are planning to celebration the initial Incorporation Day April 6, 1899.

The following 2024 dates have been set for meetings: Wednesday, March 13, Wednesday, April 10, Wednesday, May 8, Wednesday June 12, Wednesday July 10, Wednesday September 11, 2024.

Watch this page for more information as it is available.