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Park Board Public Meetings

The next regularly scheduled Park Board meeting is November 19th at 12 P.M. Due to issues reasonably connected to Ohio Department of Health orders or guidance concerning COVID-19, members of Park Board may be required to participate  remotely. The manner of remote participation shall otherwise comply with all requirements of the Open Meetings Act. This meeting will be held in accordance with all public health and safety protocols established by the City Administration and the Park Board and to promote public health and safety, this meeting is closed to the public. The meeting can be watched in real time by livestreaming on the Cincinnati Parks YouTube Channel. Public comments may be submitted to the Park Board by email at cincy.parks@cincinnati-oh.gov no later than 5 P.M. Wednesday November 18th. 

The Board of Park Commissioners has regularly scheduled meetings on the third Thursday of every month, starting at 9:00 A.M. at the Park Board Administration Building at 950 Eden Park Drive. The Park Board of Commissioners values and welcomes your input. To send an e-mail, please click here. If you wish to address the Park Board of Commissioners at a regular meeting please visit the Park Board Administrative Offices located at 950 Eden Park Drive, 45202 and fill out and submit a speakers card prior to the 9 A.M. meeting start time.

The Board of Park Commissioners

Brad Lindner, President

James Goetz, Vice President

Susan F. Castellini

Linda Lee Thomas

Kevin Flynn

Cincinnati Board of Park Commissioners Meetings

January 16, 2020 Agenda Minutes
February 28, 2020 Agenda Minutes
March 11, 2020 Agenda Minutes
April 16, 2020 Agenda Minutes
May 7, 2020 (special) Agenda Minutes
July 7, 2020 (special) Agenda Minutes
July 20, 2020 (special) Agenda Minutes
August 20, 2020 Agenda Minutes
September 17, 2020 Agenda Minutes
October 15, 2020 Agenda Minutes
November 19, 2020 (special) Agenda Minutes

Board of Park Commissioners Investment Committee

The Investment Committee is responsible for the development and execution of the Investment Policy Statement (IPS) approved by the Board.  This includes monitoring the Park Board’s Endowment Assets to ensure compliance with the guidelines and objectives of the IPS.  The Committee will review the Assets’ investment performance and make recommendations to the Board on all aspects of the IPS, including the Assets’ investment strategy and/or the assigned investment managers

THE NEXT MEETING OF THE BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS INVESTMENT COMMITTEE WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY AUGUST 26TH AT 3 P.M. THIS MEETING WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC IN ACCORDANCE WITH COVID19 SAFETY GUIDANCE. THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO WATCH THE MEETING ON THE CINCINNATI PARKS YOUTUBE CHANNEL. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND QUESTIONS FOR THE INVESTMENT COMMITTEE ARE WELCOMED VIA EMAIL AT cincy.parks@cincinnati-oh.gov.

Board of Park Commissioners Investment Committee

Commissioner Goetz,  Chair

Commissioner Flynn

John Neyer

Steve Pohlman

Craig Sherman

Board of Park Commissioners Investment Committee meets at 3 P.M. on the listed dates

September 11, 2019 Agenda  Documents
October 23, 2019 Agenda  Documents
December 18, 2019 (Canceled) Agenda  Documents
January 8, 2020 Agenda  Documents
March 10, 2020 Agenda  Documents
June 24, 2020 Agenda  Documents
August 26, 2020 Agenda  Documents

The Urban Forestry Advisory Board

The Urban Forestry Advisory Board (UFAB) is responsible for advising the Director of Parks on the establishments of appropriate urban forestry programs, regulations, and the planning, promotion and guidance to the urban forestry program.
The Board is comprised of nine representatives from the following: two from the Community at Large, two from the Green Industry, two from the Business Community, and the City Planner, City Engineer, and City Architect. The City positions are permanent; the other six positions are appointed by the City Manager and serve four-year terms.
The UFAB meets at least six times per year, elects its officers and adopts its own operating procedures consistent with city practice and policy.

Due to issues reasonably connected to Ohio Department of Health orders or guidance concerning COVID-19, members of Urban Forestry Advisory Board may be required to participate  remotely. The manner of remote participation shall otherwise comply with all requirements of the Open Meetings Act. This meeting will be held in accordance with all public health and safety protocols established by the City Administration and the Park Board and to promote public health and safety, this meeting is closed to the public. The meeting can be watched in real time by livestreaming on the Cincinnati Parks YouTube Channel.

The Urban Forestry Advisory Board

Caryl Fullman, Chairman

Reno Runck, Vice-Chairman

Paul Gallagher

Eric Doepke

Gerald R. Checco

Caroline Kellam

Don Gindling

Angie Strunc

 

The Urban Forestry Advisory Board meets at 8:30 A.M. on the listed dates

October 8, 2020 Agenda  Documents
November 12, 2020 Agenda  Documents
December 10, 2020 Agenda  Documents