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Candidate info: Park Board Commissioners

About the position

What they do

The Park Board is primarily responsible for policy-making, but also works closely with Lan-Oak Park District Superintendents to maintain and enhance Lansing’s parks, bike path, Eisenhower Community Center, and Eisenhower Fitness Center, and to make programming and facilities available for use by residents and other community organizations.

What they’re paid


Terms and meetings

The five Trustees are elected to six-year terms. The Park Board meets once a month.

About the 2019 candidates

Lansing voters can vote for 3 of these 3:

  • Karen Adams
  • Jim Long
  • Micaela Smith

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Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.