Parks & Recreation Board

Park Board Meetings

The BG Parks & Recreation Board meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month in the Simpson Meeting Room.  The meetings are scheduled to begin at 7:00PM.  Any changes to the set schedule will be noted on the website calendar.

** The Park Board meeting scheduled for September 26, 2023 has been cancelled due to lack of business.  **

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The Parks and Recreation board has 9 members serving overlapping terms of five-years. On the Board, at least two members shall reside on the West side of Main Street and at least two members shall reside on the East side of Main Street.

  • Cal Bowers, Chair
  • Phil Simmons, Vice Chair
  • Emily Keegan, Secretary
  • Tyler Dunn
  • Katelyn Elliott
  • Ardy Gonyer
  • Bryan Hartzler
  • Maria Simon
  • Vacant


The parks and recreation board shall promote a sound program of recreation for the city and the recreational use of parks, playgrounds, and other facilities of the city.