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Park Board

The Park Board serves in an advisory capacity to the City Manager and the City Council in the use, operation, and maintenance of the City's park system and other public grounds as determined by the City Manager.

Overview

The Park Board was established by Article 2 Section 2.7 of the Mt. Vernon Revised Code of Ordinances. The Board consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor with the advice of the City Council. Each member is appointed to a three-year term. 

For more information on the Park Board, please contact the Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Office at 618-242-6890.

Meetings

  • 2nd Monday of every month

  • Veterans Park
    Rolland Lewis Community Building
    800 S 27th Street
    Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Members

Member
Name Position Appointed by Term Ends
Bud Davis Member City of Mt. Vernon 4/30/2022
Nikita Hughes Member City of Mt. Vernon 4/30/2019
Bernard Dickneite Member City of Mt. Vernon 4/30/2017
Charlonda Haywood Member City of Mt. Vernon 4/30/2018
Vacant Member City of Mt. Vernon  
Vacant Member City of Mt. Vernon  
Vacant Member City of Mt. Vernon  

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