Parks & Recreation

PARKS AND RECREATION
ADVISORY BOARD
(3 Year Terms)


Two-Cam McLaren
Chair
June 30, 2019


Rich Greene
Vice Chair
June 30, 2019


Lisa Perry
Secretary
June 30, 2018


Heléne Rivers
Member
June 30, 2018


Jennie Repotski
Member
June 30, 2019


Ron McCrumb
Member
June 30, 2020


Open Seat
Member
June 30, 2020


Dan Fry
Council Rep.
June 30, 2020


Steve Lowder
Council Rep.
June 30, 2018


City of Bangor parks:
Cliff Charles Park
Donald S. Mora Ball Park
Kids Place Park
Kiwanis Park
Lions Park (includes Lions Pavilion, Riverside Fishing Trail, trailhead for the Black River Heritage Water Trail, and Basketball Court)
Mill Pond Park (includes Depot Overlook, Main Street Overlook, North Center Street Boat Launch, Cemetery Road Overlook, and the Mill Pond itself)
Monroe Park
Northside Garden Park (community garden and playground)
Riverside Park (in development; includes Lincoln Street Overlook and Hamilton Avenue Overlook, with plans to add Alexander Street Overlook)
Veterans Memorial Park
The City’s non-park, in-development recreation resources include the Cable House and a greenway trail that includes the Maple Creek Nature Trail, to be linked with Kiwanis Park, Veterans Memorial Park, Riverside Park, and Lions Park. And from Lions Park the Riverside Fishing Trail connects to Mill Pond Park, and from there the sidewalks along the railroad, Cass Street, and Walnut Street connect the greenway to the Cable House and the schools along Walnut Street, back to Maple Creek Nature Trail, to form a 5 km loop.

Parks and Recreation Advisory Board:

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board makes recommendations to the City Council on parks and recreation issues, including working on the Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

The mission of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board of the City of Bangor is to promote the use and enjoyment of the parks and green spaces of the City, while ensuring the safety, health and welfare of all users. The Board will preserve and protect the natural resources, while keeping in mind the rights and wishes of its neighbors.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board was created by Bangor City Council Resolution 2008-04:

A RESOLUTION TO APPOINT AN INITIAL ADVISORY BOARD, AND TO APPROVE FUTURE BOARD MEMBERS FOR THE CITY OF BANGOR PARKS, RECREATION, OPEN SPACE AND GREENWAY AREA 5 YEAR PLAN.

WHEREAS, The City of Bangor, has adopted a comprehensive plan for the future use and development of the City’s parks, recreation areas, open space and greenway areas and,

WHEREAS, said comprehensive plan requires an advisory board to carry out the goals and objectives contained therein in conjunction with the City and,

THEREFORE, THE CITY OF BANGOR HEREBY RESOLVES: That the City Council shall appoint an initial advisory board that can commence implementing the parks and recreation area plan, elect its first annual board and officers, adopt bylaws and continue with all other activities necessary to successfully carry out said designed plan. It is further resolved that the City Council shall approve all future board member appointment recommendations made by the advisory board.