Meetings

The Board of Park Commissioners meets the third Thursday of every month at 5:15 pm in the Tom Baker Room of the City/County Building, 221 N. 5th Street, Bismarck. The dates and times may be subject to change.

Special meetings and public input sessions may also be held at various locations throughout the community.

Public notice of all meetings (day/time/place) will be made public through the media and through the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District website.

LIVE meeting coverage is available on Government Access Channels 2 and 602HD or streaming on ROKU, AppleTV, Fire TV, Facebook and online LIVE and archived at FreeTV.org.

2024 Park Board Meeting Dates
January 18 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
February 15 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
March 21 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
April 18 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
May 16 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
June 20 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
July 18 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
August 15 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
September 19 5:15 pm – Public Hearing on the Budget Tom Baker Meeting Room
October 17 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
November 21 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room
December 19 5:15 PM Tom Baker Meeting Room

Meeting Notices and Agendas


April 19, 2024

TO: Commissioners Jeske, Jordan, Odell, Zimmerman, and President Gilbertson

FROM: Kevin Klipfel, Executive Director

SUBJECT: April 24, 2024 Park Tour

Commissioners:

The Board of Park Commissioners will convene for a tour of parks and facilities on April 24, 2024 starting at 4:00 pm. The tour will depart from the Park District office located at 400 East Front Avenue, Bismarck, ND with plans to return by 6:00 pm.


Board Meeting Packet for April 18, 2024

April 12, 2024

TO: Commissioners Jeske, Jordan, Odell, Zimmerman, and President Gilbertson

FROM: Kevin Klipfel, Executive Director

SUBJECT: April 18, 2024 Park Board Meeting Agenda

Commissioners: The Board of Park Commissioners will convene for their regular meeting on April 18, 2024 at 5:15 pm at the Tom Baker Meeting Room at 221 North 5th Street, Bismarck, ND 58501. The agenda is as follows:

Item 1. Call Meeting to Order and Roll Call

Item 2. Pledge of Allegiance

Item 3. Approve Agenda

Item 4. Featured Partners and Programs

  • Bismarck Men’s Slowpitch Softball Association
  • Bismarck Women’s Slowpitch Softball Association

Item 5. Consideration to Transfer Municipal Country Club Agreement with Lady J’s Catering to New Owners and Approval of Agreement Addendum

Item 6. Consideration of 2025-2027 Strategic Plan

Item 7. Consent Agenda

  • Consideration of March 21, 2024 Board Meeting Minutes
  • Request Board Authorization to Call for Bids:
    • Concessions Bids at the BSC Aquatic and Wellness Center
    • Replace Roof Top Air Handler at the BSC Aquatic and Wellness Center
    • USGA Sand for Bunkers and Greens at Riverwood Golf Course
  • Consideration of Agreement with the Bismarck Aquatics and Fitness, Inc. (Aquastorm) for Use of the BSC Aquatic and Wellness Center

Item 8. Approval of Bills

Individuals or organizations who wish to appear before the Board on an existing agenda item will also make the request in writing or emailed, delivered to the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District office by 12:00 noon, 2 days prior to the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners.

Next Regular Board Meeting: May 16, 2024 at 5:15 pm in the Tom Baker Meeting Room

Commissioner tour of parks and facilities will be held April 24, 2024 starting at 4:00 pm.