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11-19-2020 Board of Park Commissioners Brief

The Board of Park Commissioners received updates on the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s (BPRD’s) Risk Management Program and the Matching Grant program. BPRD’s Risk Management Program includes a staff driven Risk Management Committee that meets regularly to create a …
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Governor Doug Burgum Executive Order Nov. 13, 2020

ND Governor Doug Burgum issued an Executive Order on November 13, 2020 that calls for the suspension of community sports for youth and adults. The following Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s programs are suspended until December 14, 2020. Adult Basketball …
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Meet Bismarck’s Newest Park

Welcome to the family, Elk Ridge Park. Elk Ridge Park, 3620 Cogburn Rd. in northwest Bismarck, was created and built using the City of Bismarck’s Neighborhood Parks and Open Space Policy. This policy provides for parks and open spaces within …
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