Commissioner Vacancy for Portage Parks Board

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Applicants Sought for Portage Park District Board of Commissioners - The Portage Park District currently has one opening on its governing Board of Commissioners.  Park District Board members are appointed by Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger who is seeking applications from interested Portage County residents.  Board members are non-partisan and are appointed for a 3-year renewable term, to serve without pay. The Board meets regularly once a month, with additional meetings scheduled as needed.

The Park District is a countywide government agency whose mission is to conserve Portage County’s natural heritage and provide opportunities for its appreciation and enjoyment. Portage Parks manages over 2,000 acres including 16 parks & preserves, 14 miles of hike and bike trails, and 9 miles of equestrian trails across Portage County. Portage Parks General Fund Budget is approximately $1.7 million/year, with revenues primarily generated from a 10-year property tax levy that was approved by voters in May, 2014.

Interested applicants should go to our Employment page for application instructions and more information.

Contact the Park District with questions at 330-297-7728 or