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Park Board Approves Superintendent’s Request to Attend State Conference

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November 7, 2013
Park Board Approves Superintendent’s Request to Attend State Conference

  11/08/13 Tony Gamble representing Freedom Park told the Park Board this week that their fundraising efforts have reached over $10,000.  On October 20th the 2nd Annual Freedom Park Car Show was held in the parking lot of the Pine Creek Plaza where Mancino’s is located.  Gamble said the first car show had 53...
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Gamble Updates Park Board on Freedom Park

June 5, 2013
Gamble Updates Park Board on Freedom Park

  06/06/13 This week Tony Gamble appeared before the Plymouth Park Board to update them on the progress of “Freedom Park” and all inclusive park. The grassroots committee dedicated to fundraising for the park has been meeting for about a year.  They believe that every child should have equal access to good, safe play...
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Washington Discovery Academy Creates Geocaching Sites in Centennial Park

June 3, 2013
Washington Discovery Academy Creates Geocaching Sites in Centennial Park

  06/04/13 First grade students from Washington Discovery Academy created three new Geocaching sites in Centennial Park as part of their Project Based Learning (PBL) this school year.   During Monday’s Park Board meeting two students and teacher Lauren Cooper discussed the project and explained what they did and how Geocaching works.  They then...
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Park Board Approves Annual Contracts

April 5, 2013
Park Board Approves Annual Contracts

  04/08/13 It was a quick meeting for the Plymouth Park Board last week. There were several annual contracts the Park Board had on their agenda to approve including The Yellow River Festival.  This year’s agreement is for Saturday and Sunday, June 1st and 2nd.  The contract with the park requires the Yellow River...
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Park Board Receives Update on River Park Square Project

March 5, 2013
Park Board Receives Update on River Park Square Project

  03/06/13 The Plymouth Park Board met Monday evening at 5 p.m. in the lower-level of the Conservation Club House since the wood floors upstairs were being refinished. City attorney Sean Surrisi updated members on the River Park Square project.  Before the city can advertise for construction bids a Common Construction Wage meeting must...
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Park Superintendent to have Bridges Inspected

February 7, 2013
Park Superintendent to have Bridges Inspected

  02/08/13 On Monday, Plymouth Park Superintendent Mike Hite told members of the Park Board that he is going to contract to for bridge inspections.  Hite explained that he has been with the department for 9 years and has never had the bridges in the park system inspected.  He also noted that he couldn’t...
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Park Board Considers Acqusition of 4.8 Acres on Plymouth Goshen Trail

February 5, 2013
Park Board Considers Acqusition of 4.8 Acres on Plymouth Goshen Trail

  02/06/13 With the Keith Bope property on Plymouth Goshen Trail up for sale by owner the City Park Board is exploring the possibility of acquiring the acreage.   Monday night Park Board President Dave Morrow said, “It would be a natural direction for us to expand if we ever decided to.”   Park...
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Public Encouraged to Attend Park Board Meeting for 5-Year Plan Update

November 2, 2012
Public Encouraged to Attend Park Board Meeting for 5-Year Plan Update

  11/05/12 The Plymouth Park and Recreation Board will consider approval of the updated 5-Year Plan at their regularly scheduled  Park Board meeting Monday, November 5th.  Copies of the plan have been available at the Park Office and City Office.  Citizens are encouraged to attend the meeting and make any suggestions they would like....
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Park Board Discusses Bleacher Loan & Emerald Ash Borer

August 13, 2012
Park Board Discusses Bleacher Loan & Emerald Ash Borer

 08/14/12 Members of the Plymouth Park Board denied the request of the Nappanee Apple Festival to use 15 sets of free-standing bleachers for their event in September. Park Superintendent, Mike Hite explained that the bleachers are picked up by forklifts and loaded on a flatbed semi for transport to Nappanee. He said there is...
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Plymouth Park Board Sends Favorable Recommendation to City Council to Extend Services to Townships

June 5, 2012
Plymouth Park Board Sends Favorable Recommendation to City Council to Extend Services to Townships

   06/06/12 Not many people took advantage of the Public Hearing Monday evening during the Plymouth Park Board meeting to comment on the proposal to extend park services to Center and West Townships.  Less than an dozen citizens came to the meeting although it was clear that they were opposed to the plan to...
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