Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission Information
Parks and Recreation Commission
The mission of the Murray County Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission is to advise the Murray County Board of Commissioners on the best ways to create, sustain and preserve excellent parks, trails, and open spaces in order to enrich lives of Murray County residents and visitors by providing high quality recreation and education opportunities in harmony with natural resource preservation and stewardship.
The meetings typically take place at 5:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of every other month in Conference Room B of the Murray County Government Center or at one of the Park Facilities depending on specific projects. If you wish to know about a specific meeting or to have an item placed on the agenda for discussion, please contact Amy Rucker at 507-836-6023.
Parks and Recreation Commission Members
|Murray County Parks||Justin Hoffmann, Parks Director||N/A||507-227-3925|
|District 2||LeRoy Reese||2021||507-760-1630|
|District 3||Rae Ann Storm||2019||507-421-0762|
|District 4||Tom Kappes||2020|
|District 5||Les Speckmier||2020||507-360-4603|
Parks and Recreation Commission Ex-Officio Members
Economic Development Director
- Click HERE for a copy of the Parks and Recreation Commission Bylaws.
- Click HERE for the minutes from the Parks and Recreation Commission
- Click HERE to review a copy of the short- and long-term plans (5 years and 10 years)
Ordinance and Rules
The following lakes in Murray County are aerated. The map indicated the approximate location on the lake where the aerators are in operation and are marked with THIN ICE signs.
- Bloody Lake
- Buffalo Lake
- Current Lake
- Fox Lake
- Fulda Lake
- Lake Wilson
- Lime Lake
- Lake Louisa
- Lake Sarah
- Lake Shetek
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