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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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Park Board Approves Requests

April 5, 2012
Park Board Approves Requests

  04/06/12 This week members of the Plymouth Park Board approved the 2012 contracts with the Plymouth Farmers’ Market, Yellow River Festival, Encore Performing Arts and Jr. League Baseball. The annual agreement with Encore requires them to pay the City of Plymouth 10% of the gross ticket receipts if admission is charged.  The Farmers’...
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Park Board Considers Extending Services to Center & West Township

April 2, 2012
Park Board Considers Extending Services to Center & West Township

  04/03/12 Monday evening members of the Plymouth Park Board discussed a proposal to extend park and recreation services to the unincorporated area of Center and West Townships. The idea of extending services to the unincorporated areas is not new to the park board.  Member Jim Causey said about 10 years ago the idea...
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Scott Michel new Recreation/Pool Director for Park

December 6, 2011
Scott Michel new Recreation/Pool Director for Park

12/07/11 During Monday evening’s Plymouth Park Board Park Superintendent Mike Hite introduced the new Recreation and Pool Director. Scott Michel is a lifetime Plymouth resident.  He graduated from Plymouth High School in 2004 and from Taylor University in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and a minor in management.  Scott has...
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