Park Board


Park Board Mission

The Park Board will oversee the park system and services for recreational and leisure enjoyment, as developed and gifted by past generations, for current and future generations of residents and visitors by:

  • preserving and enhancing city parkland, facilities, green space, and natural resources;
  • promoting healthy lifestyles and sense of community;
  • providing policy direction to the Park and Recreation Department management.

To view the Organizational Structure, Member Responsibilities, and Appointment Requirement of the Park Board click here Rochester Board of Park Commissioners-The Park Board.

Park Board Meetings

Park Board meetings are typically held the first Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of City Hall unless otherwise noted on the agenda.

All meeting agendas and minutes are located at this site

Park Commissioners

Larry Mortensen, President
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Linnea Archer, Park Board Commissioner - Ward 1
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Angela Gupta,
Park Board Commissioner - Ward 2
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John Sipple
, Park Board Commissioner - Ward 3
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Dr. Paul Scanlon, Park Board Commissioner - Ward 4
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Richard Dale, Park Board Commissioner - Ward 5
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Vern Yetzer, Park Board Commissioner - Ward 6
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