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About the Board of Park Commissioners

The Board of Park Commissioners is a policy-making authority for the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department. The Board is comprised of four members appointed by the Mayor.

Statutory Authority: (I.C. 36-10-4) (BMC 2.20)

The Board meets at 4 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of every month in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 401 N. Morton St.

Please check the city's government calendar for exact dates and times.


Appointee Appointed By Term Expiration Date
Joe Hoffmann Mayor 12/31/2018
Les Coyne Mayor 12/31/2016
John Carter Mayor 12/31/2015
Jane St. John Mayor 12/31/2017

Contact Info

City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department
401 N. Morton St., Ste. 250
Bloomington, IN 47404
Contact Parks at 812.349.3700 or

City Ordinance 86-20, passed on April 24, 1986, adopted the provisions of Indiana Code 36-10-4. (PDF 607.76 KB)

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