Parks & Recreation Commission

Meetings


  • 4th Wednesday of the month
  • 6:30 p.m.
  • Online via Zoom

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Watch our Meetings


Parks and Recreation Commission meetings can be accessed online via Zoom

The Zoom meeting can be accessed via:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81609668742?pwd=QW1vdllUZUZRb25ybFIxbVVHSWhUZz09

Passcode: 955169
Or Telephone dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: 1-301-715-8592 or 1-312-626-6799

Webinar ID: 816 0966 8742 | Passcode: 955169

Members


  • Tim Cole, Council Representative 
  • Lloyd Grachek, Chair 
  • Laura Greenlee - Karp, Vice Chair 
  • Nancy Thorsen, Treasurer

  • Larry Amsden, Commission Member
  • Arthur Alvarez, Commission Member
  • Heather Haas, Commission Member
  • Ingrid Koller, Commission Member
  • Jim Naughton, NSPAA Association
    Yearly appointment by organization
  • Sue Springborn, Commission Member 
  • Sarah Zahradka, Commission Member
Investment in our parks builds upon our City's vision: An extraordinary small town in the Cities! For more information, please view the Park Improvement Plan (PDF).

Park Fund Allocations


  • Revitalization of Southwood Nature Preserve
  • Northwood Park rollerblade rink
  • Silver Lake playground structure
  • Colby Hills, Tower, and Hause park shelters
  • New swings at many parks
  • Silver Lake tennis court resurfacing
  • Veterans Memorial Park donator and Eagle Scout projects at various parks.

Volunteers play a huge role in our park system. North St. Paul appreciates the many volunteers for their time, talent and dedication in strengthening our community. Janie's Playground. 

For More Information


If you're interested in becoming a commission member, or have a question or a concern, please contact the City of North St. Paul at 651-747-2400.