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Park Board Public Meetings

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. All meetings 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, all meetings are closed to the public. All meetings can be watched in real time on the Cincinnati Parks YouTube channel.

Regularly Scheduled Park Board Meeting – July 15th

The Board of Park Commissioners has regularly scheduled meetings on the third Thursday of every month, starting at 9:00 A.M.

The next regularly scheduled Park Board meeting is Thursday, July 15th at 9 A.M. The meeting can be watched in real time by livestreaming on the Cincinnati Parks YouTube Channel (livestream not available until meeting called to order). The Park Board of Commissioners values and welcomes your input. Public comments may be submitted to the Park Board via email at cincy.parks@cincinnati-oh.gov no later than 5 P.M. Wednesday July 14th. (please include “Public Comment: 7/15” in the subject line). Any information submitted as a public comment, including names and contact information is a matter of public record and is subject to disclosure as required by law.

The Board of Park Commissioners:

James Goetz, President

Linda Lee Thomas, Vice President

Susan F. Castellini

Brad Lindner

Molly North

Cincinnati Board of Park Commissioners Meetings

October 15, 2020 Agenda Minutes
November 19, 2020 (special) Agenda Minutes
December 2, 2020 (special) Agenda Minutes
December 17, 2020 Agenda Minutes
January 21, 2021 Agenda Minutes
February 4, 2021 (special) Agenda Minutes
February 18, 2021
Agenda Minutes
February 22, 2021 (special) Agenda Minutes
March 4, 2021 (special) Agenda Minutes
March 18, 2021
Agenda Minutes
April 15, 2021 Agenda Minutes
May 20, 2021 Agenda Minutes
June 17, 2021 Agenda Minutes
July 15, 2020 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 May 5th at 3 P.M. This meeting will be closed the public in accordance with Covid-19 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 welcome via email at cincy.parks@cincinnati-oh.gov. Any information submitted as a public comment, including names and contact information is a matter of public record and is subject to disclosure as required by law.

Board of Park Commissioners Investment Committee

Commissioner Goetz,  Chair

Kevin Flynn

John Neyer

Steve Pohlman

Craig Sherman

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

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
October 21, 2020 Agenda  Documents
January 27, 2021 Agenda  Documents
March 24, 2021 Agenda  Documents
May 5, 2021 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 10 A.M. on the listed dates

March 11, 2021 Agenda  Documents
April 8, 2021 Agenda  Documents
September 9, 2021 Agenda  Documents
October 14, 2021 Agenda  Documents
December 9, 2021 Agenda  Documents