Park Board and RecreationConsolidated City of IndianapolisLinda Broadfoot, ChairDon Colvin, Deputy DirectorJoshua Bowling Tenley L. Drescher-Rhoades Andrea M. Scott Joseph Wynns
Louvenia Holstein, Board SecretaryHannah Harper, Assistant Board Secretary MeetingsAll Board of Parks and Recreation meetings begin at 3:45 p.m. and are held in Room 260 at the City-County Building, 200 East Washington Street. Board meeting dates and tentative agendas are posted outside Room 2301 and outside Room 260 the day of the meeting.
MembersAs stated in the Revised Code of the City of Indianapolis Department of Parks and Recreation, the Board shall be composed of five (5) members; the department director, who serves as presiding officer of the Board; two (2) members appointed by the Mayor, and two (2) members appointed by the City-County Council. Each appointed member shall serve a one-year term and until his successor is appointed and qualified, but serves at the pleasure of the appointing authority. In the event of a vacancy prior to the expiration of a term, the appointing authority shall appoint a member of the remainder of the term.
MeetingsThe board shall hold regular meetings at least once a month, at times and places prescribed by its rules or established by resolution. No notice to members is required for holding or taking any action at a regular meeting. A special meeting of the board may be called by the presiding officer or by two-fifths of the members, at any place in the county designated in the call. Each member shall be notified of the time and place of such a meeting by written notice which must be delivered, mailed or sent by telegram so that each member has at least seventy-two (72) hours notice of the meeting. The notice requirements may be waived as to a member if he attends the meeting or executes a written waiver of notice. The waiver may be executed either before or after the meeting, but if executed after, it must state in general terms the purpose of the meeting.
Board ActionA majority of the members of the board constitutes a quorum. A majority vote of all the board members is required to pass a resolution.
PowersThe powers of the board of parks and recreation are granted by the Revised Code of the Consolidated City and County and by IC 36-10-3.