Park Commission

The Park Commission advises the City Council on matters of maintenance and use of park facilities, preservation of natural resources and promotion of environmental awareness.

Regular Meetings

  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 1st Monday of every other Month - January, March, June, August, September, and November
  • Orono Council Chambers
         2780 Kelley Parkway
         Orono, MN 55356

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

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City Ordinances

Section 22-32: Members

The park commission is composed of seven members, who serve staggered three-year terms. The director of public services and one council member shall be members of the commission ex officio and without vote and are in addition to the seven-member commission.

Section 22-33: Powers & Duties

The park commission shall be only an advisory body to the City Council. The commission shall study and consider the continuing needs of the city for parks and recreation areas and facilities of all kinds, including but not limited to problems involving public use of Lake Minnetonka and other lakes in the city, and portions of its shorelines. The commission shall report to the council.