Parks and Recreation Board

The Park Board consists of nine members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. Vacancies are filled by appointment by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council.


The board is responsible for matters related to construction, reconstruction and improvement of the public parks and recreation facilities. The board recommends recreational and park programs as well as planning and initiation of future park developments. For more information, contact Gary Ristow at 913.477.7110, or download an application.