The Columbus Parks and Recreation Board is the policy-making authority for the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department. The Columbus Parks and Recreation Board and the department operate under the provision of the “Indiana Parks and Recreation Law” (IC 36-10-3) in accordance with City Ordinance. The Board’s mission is “Enriching Lives…..Building Community” within the department’s planning area which consists of the incorporated areas of the City of Columbus.

NameTermExpiresOfficerAppointed By
Mark Levett (R)4 Years12/31/2025PresidentMayor
Dave Bush (R)4 Years12/31/2026Vice PresidentMayor
Miriam Portaluppi (D)4 Years12/31/2024SecretaryMayor
Chaz Smith (D)4 Years12/31/2027MemberMayor

City Council Liaison – Josh Burnett

The Columbus Park Board meets the second Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise advertised.

Dates and Agendas can be found on the Calendar.