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Park & Recreation Advisory Board
  • Third Thursday of each month (see the city calendar for actual dates)

Special meetings are occasionally called.

For transaction of business at any meeting, four members constitute a quorum. It is desired that members make every attempt to be present at all meetings.

Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

 City Meeting Archives  City Meeting Portal


Bart de Malignon Term Expires 12/31/18
Peder Jothen   Term Expires 12/31/19
Neil Lutsky Term Expires 12/31/19
David Hvistendahl Vice Chair Term Expires 12/31/18
Dale Gehring Chair  Term Expires 12/31/19
Kristin Partlo   Term Expires 12/31/17
Mark Ross   Term Expires 12/31/17
Jenna Koch (voting) Youth Rep  
Aaron Lopez-Evje Youth Rep  

Staff Liaison - Tim Behrendt - Streets & Parks Manager                                                    507-645-3027

Application & Membership Requirements
The board consists of seven members appointed by the mayor and approved by the City Council. Members serve staggered three-year terms. Members do not receive monetary compensation.

The mayor recommends applicants to the City Council based on their interest in creating a vision for the development of parks, trails, and recreational facilities in the City of Northfield, along with willingness to serve and background.

Applications are available for download or by contacting the city clerk at:
City Hall
801 Washington St.
Northfield, MN 55057

The City of Northfield Park and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) directly advises staff and officials regarding the public parks system and all public recreational facilities in the City of Northfield. PRAB assists with long-range planning for land acquisition for parks, natural areas and trails, as well as detailed plans for park development and use and recreational facilities.

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