Parks Board

Parks and Recreation Department
119 W. 16th St.
Rushville, IN 46173
Office Phone: 765-932-4146
Fax: 765-932-4355
Parks Director: Danny Matthews
Assistant Parks Director: Donnie Rains

Ordinance #1979-32 establishes a Department of Parks and Recreation. Our municipal parks and recreation board consists of four members to be appointed by the executive of the municipality. The members are appointed on the basis of their interest in and knowledge of parks and recreation, but not more than two members may be affiliated with the same political party and must be residents of the district. In addition to the mayor’s appointees, the ordinance provides for one member of and appointed by the governing board of the school corporation and one member of and appointed by the library board. This board oversees the management of the city’s 40 acres of parks which include North Veterans Memorial, South Veterans Memorial, Laughlin, Community and Willkie Parks.

The Rushville Parks and Recreation Board meets at 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the Council Chambers, 270 W. 15th Street, Rushville.

Rushville Parks Board

Sue Otte—President
Library Board Appointee
320 E. 9th St.
Rushville, IN 46173

Paul Barada Sr., Vice President
School Board Appointee
767 S. Airport Rd.
Rushville, IN 46173

David Malson, Secretary
120 W. 11th St.
Rushville, IN 46173

Will St. John, Member
914 N. Morgan St.
Rushville, IN 46173

Aaron Gurley, Member
813 Parkview Dr.
Rushville, IN 46173

James Zachary, Member
817 W. 11th St.
Rushville, IN 46173


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