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Park Board

The Haysville Park Board is an advisory board that guides the development and maintenance of city parks and multi-use trails.  The board is responsible for reviewing and updating the Haysville Parks Master Plan.  The Board also studies and develops a written plan for the care, replacement, maintenance, and removal or disposition of trees and shrubs in the parks, along streets and in other public areas.

Park Board Members

  • Russ Kessler, Mayor - Chair

  • Jonas Harris

  • Luetta Yoder

  • Ken Bell

  • Missy Daley


The Park Board meets at 5:15 p.m. on the 1st Monday (excluding holidays) of each month at City Hall, 200 W. Grand unless there are no agenda items to address.   The board will meet at least once per quarter.  These meetings are open to the public.  The meeting schedule for 2024 is below;

  • January - No Meeting

  • February 5th

  • March - No Meeting

  • April 1st

  • May 3rd - Arbor Day Planting

  • June 3rd

  • July - No Meeting

  • August 5th

  • September - No Meeting

  • October 7th

Park Board Meeting Agendas

Haysville - Tree City USA

Haysville has been named a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation for 24 years to honor its commitment to its community forest.


Arbor Day Planting

The Tree Board holds its annual Arbor Day Planting on May 3rd at 5:15 PM.

Park Plan Annual Report

This is the 2023 Annual Report of the Park Board.  You can access the report here.


Haysville Parks

Designation/Memorial Form

Nominations shall be submitted to the Park Board for review and recommendation.  Nominations may be submitted from any one of the City's advisory boards or commissions, any interested neighborhood, civic group, or citizen.  Upon determination that no conflict exists, the nomination form shall be forwarded to the Governing Body for final determination.


For more information, agendas, or minutes regarding the Park Board, contact Nicci Stark at 529-5940.  

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