The City’s Parks and Recreation Commission oversees the maintenance, operation and equipping of the City’s Parks and Playgrounds. The Commission was created by the City’s Charter and consists of seven members. Five members are appointed by Council, one member is appointed by Franklin Township, and one member is appointed by the Franklin City Schools Board of Education. Each member serves a four-year term.
||Mr. Johnson served on the Commission since 2009|
|Steven Gorsuch||Mr. Gorsuch has served on the Commission since 1993|
|Betsy Westendorf||Mrs. Westendorf has served on the Commission since 2013|
||This position is currently vacant.
||Mr. Hopper has served on the Commission since 2013|
|Ron Simpson||Mr. Simpson has served on the Commission since 2007|
The Parks and Recreation Commission is required to meet once a month. All meetings are held at the City’s Municipal Building, 1 Benjamin Franklin Way, or at the Public Works Building, 202 Baxter Drive. Please check the meeting notice to determine the location of the monthly meeting.
- Community Park - 306 East 6th Street ]
- Laynecrest Park
- Harmon Park
- River Street Park
- Eicholz Park
- Third Street Park