PUBLIC HEARING

Thursday, October 19, 2017 – 6:00 p.m.

Metea County Park Nature Center

8401 Union Chapel Road,

Fort Wayne, Indiana 46845

Purpose of the hearing:

To receive input from the public regarding the Allen County Parks 5 year Master Plan.

 • Please restrict all comments to 3 minutes;

• Please be respectful of other speakers.

• Please avoid repetition, if you wish to reiterate a previously made comment, simply do so.

• Those wishing to provide any backup material or written comments, are encouraged to send information to the attention of Superintendent of Parks, Jeff Baxter no later than noon on Thursday, October 19, 2017.

Email comments and suggestions to superintendent@allencountyparks.org

GREAT TREE CANOPY COMEBACK 2017 – October 21st at Payton County Park click here

 Thanks to all who donated goods and funds to the Hurricane Harvey Drive!!!

For upcoming events – see calendar at right hand bottom of this page! Please note most programs have a pre-registration date!!

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Allen County Parks Mission…

“To establish and manage a permanent park system incorporating conservation, education, outdoor values, and nature preservation, and to provide recreational opportunities for the people of Allen County within this structure”

Allen County Parks provide:

  • Natural areas for recreation and nature study
  • Environmental education for thousands of Allen County school children
  • Natural and cultural history programs of all ages
  • Careful management of county park system resources to maintain and increase natural diversity and recreational opportunities
  • Rental facilities in a beautiful natural setting

Allen County Parks are owned by the people of Allen County and are operated by the volunteer Allen County Parks Board, appointed by area public and elected officials. Allen County Parks are funded by Allen County government and by user fees, facility rentals, program fees, grants, donations, and gifts. Staff salaries are provided by county tax revenues, with ALL operating and maintenance expenses supplied by user fees and other sources.

Thanks for visiting our website! Come visit us in person, we’d love to have you and we’re sure you will enjoy your visit. Click on any of the pages on the right to find out more information about the parks and programs we offer.

 

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Allen County Parks Administrative Offices

Fox Island County Park Nature Center

7324 Yohne Road

Fort Wayne IN 46809

Phone: 260.449.3180

Fax: 260.449.3181