Park board reviews erosion issue, approves events and playground proposal

The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, June 18, for a regular meeting. Board chair Terry Parker, vice-chair Brad Scholtz, board member Bill Warden, board member Dennis Brudney, board member Elizabeth Wakefield, board member Jeff Keck, and board member Erica Cann were all in attendance, as well as parks operations supervisor Marc WeisenbergerContinue reading “Park board reviews erosion issue, approves events and playground proposal”

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Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board discusses fees and recent conflict

By Melanie Williamson The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met for their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 18. Starting off the meeting, Char Gabel shared that all the veteran bricks in the Exchange Park have been counted and documented, and she reported that none of the bricks are broken. From the audience, Brian CrandallContinue reading “Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board discusses fees and recent conflict”

Parks board listens to merchants’ concerns about some summer local events

By Karen Cornelius   The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday night, August 21, at the municipal complex on Decatur Street. Five board members were present: Terry Parker, Elizabeth Wakefield, William Warden, Brad Scholtz, and Jim Schoene. Absent were members Jeff Keck and Dennis Brudney. Also present were parks supervisor Dana Corogin andContinue reading “Parks board listens to merchants’ concerns about some summer local events”

Parks looks at events, sharing Sherod with township, skate park renovations

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday night, February 20, for a regular business meeting. They discussed a variety of topics including an interesting proposal to regionalize Sherod Park and combine it with Vermilion Township’s resources. The skate park’s future was front and center as well as talk on renovatingContinue reading “Parks looks at events, sharing Sherod with township, skate park renovations”

Parks Board Briefs

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, October 17, and discussed a variety of additions to the parks and the start of basketball season. The following are briefs from the official minutes:   Parks Use permits: Main Street Vermilion requested the use of Exchange, East Exchange, Victory, and Friendship parks,Continue reading “Parks Board Briefs”

Parks board discusses skateboard park, Showse lights, vandalism

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, September 19, and held one of their shorter meetings of the year. The following briefs are from the official minutes: Park use permits: The board approved several park use permits for groups and activities. Main Street Vermilion requested the use of Victory ParkContinue reading “Parks board discusses skateboard park, Showse lights, vandalism”

Parks board approves Showse lighting

By Karen Cornelius The Vermilion Parks and Recreation Board met on Tuesday, August 15. They discussed a variety of topics including park permits, new lighting for Showse Park, the football program, and new park improvements. The following are briefs from the minutes of the business meeting:   Correspondence/group use permits: Board members approved park permitsContinue reading “Parks board approves Showse lighting”