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Notice of Public Hearing on 6/20/2024: Proposed Ordinance 5-1400: Recreational Vehicles, Trailers, and Campers

2024 Ishpeming Cemetery Tours by the Ishpeming Area Historical Society

Notice of City Council and Board of Review Vacancies from Terms Expiring


Event Calendar


Historial Society

Historial Society

Parks and Recreation Commission

On September 25, 1972, under 1917 Public Act 156, the City of Ishpeming appointed a Parks and Recreation Commission.  The Commission is a 7 member advisory board to the City Council and City Manager regarding the operation and maintenance of all park and recreation areas within the City.  The Commission includes representatives from the Ishpeming City Council, Ishpeming High School, and other community members.  The Commission meets on a regular basis to formulate initiatives for the City’s recreational programs and parks system, to provide oversight for these areas, and to review and recommend changes to the Recreation Plan.

Ordinance 11-2600 – Parks and Recreation Commission


Parks and Recreation Members (3 year terms)

  • Lisa Thompson
  • Claudia Demarest
  • Jane Hendrick
  • Kevin Corkin
  • Lindsay Bean – City Council Representative
  • Carrie Meyer School Representative


2024 Meeting Schedule

The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the third Tuesday of every other month beginning in February. Meetings are held at the Al Quaal Lodge and begin promptly at 4:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024
  • Tuesday, April 16, 2024
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2024
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2024
  • Tuesday, October 15, 2024
  • Tuesday, December 17, 2024


Parks and Recreation Commission Minutes

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