Parks & Recreation
Otsego County and Elmira Township Recreation Plan Available for Public Review
September 14, 2016 – The Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) is assisting Otsego County and Elmira Township with updating their 5-Year Recreation Plan. A draft of the plan will be available for public review and comment for the next 30 days at the Otsego County Library Reference Desk and at www.discovernortheastmichigan.org/recreation.asp. Written comments may be submitted to Stephanie Loria, Northeast Michigan Council of Governments, P.O. Box 457, Gaylord, MI 49734.
The Recreation Plan identifies goals, objectives, and action items for improving recreational opportunities in Otsego County and Elmira Township. Communities are required to have a current, 5-Year, MDNR-approved Recreation Plan in order to qualify for recreation grant funding from the MDNR.
225 W. Main St. Gaylord, MI 49735
Otsego Lake County Park
1657 County Park Rd.
Arnie Quay, Parks & Recreation Coordinator
Otsego County Parks & Recreation Website
Otsego County Parks and Recreation Commission
Dave Baragrey, President; Scott Courterier, Vice President; Randy Stults, Secretary; Doug Johnson, Otsego Co. Board of Commission; Bill Holewinski, Otsego Co. Road Commission; Judy Jarecki, Otsego Co. Planning Commission; Butch Fleming, Abel Cruz, Tom Johnson, and Bonny Miller.
2016 Meeting Schedule
January 11th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
February 8th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
March 14th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
April 11th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
May 9th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
June 13th, Otsego Lake County Park
July 11th, Otsego Lake County Park
August 8th, Irontone Springs
September 12th Otsego Lake County Park
October 10th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
November 14th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
December 12th, Otsego County Building, Room 100
The Otsego County Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:00p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Public Comment on all non-agenda items should be presented at the beginning of the meeting where provided during the agenda item for public comment(Article VI, section 9). Public comment on agenda items shall only be given during the public comment period of the agenda item. Public comment is at the beginning of the meeting so the Commission can hear concerns and questions before acting on an issue (Article VI, section 9) The deadline to add items to the Commission’s meeting agenda shall be seven business days prior to the next regularly scheduled Commission meeting (Article VI, section 13). In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with physical limitations that may tend to restrict access to or participation in this meeting should contact the Otsego County Building at (989) 731-7520 at least twelve (12) hours prior to the scheduled start of the meeting.