Parks Advisory Board


The Parks Advisory Board (PAB) meets as required.


The PAB is composed of seven members:

  • 2 members are appointed by a majority vote of the board:
    • 1 member shall represent the east side of the County
    • 1 member shall represent the west side of the County
  • 5 at large members (with each member appointed by a County Commissioner

The dividing line for this purpose is U.S. Highway 41.

Membership Terms

Terms for all members of the PAB appointed by the Board of County Commissioners shall run for the same duration as the Commissioner who makes the appointment.


The Parks Advisory Board (PAB) was established by the Board of County Commissioners to see that reasonable control and regulation of all County parks and park activities are implemented for the protection and preservation of the parks' natural features and historic significance and for public use and enjoyment of the areas and facilities. The main objective is to provide maximum public use consistent with the preservation of the natural features and historic value. The PAB makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding the dedication and/or acquisition of County lands and facilities to be used as parks.