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 Years12/31/2023PresidentMayor
Julie Abedian (D)4 Years12/31/2025Vice PresidentMayor
Josh Burnett (R)4 Years12/31/2026SecretaryMayor
Miriam Portaluppi (D)4 Years12/31/2024MemberMayor

City Council Liaison – Tom Dell

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.