Final Members Named to Starke County Park Board

starke-county-courthouseStarke County’s Park Board is now fully populated. Judge Kim Hall named Mike Meadows and Skyler Ellinger to the five-member panel. They join Starke County Council appointees Debbie Mix and Rosemary Rose and Starke County Commissioners appointee Marsha Bedrock.

The volunteer board will have oversight of parks, open spaces and other recreational lands owned by the county. These include the Starke County Forest and Bass Lake Beach and Campground. The commissioners have opted to let the park board decide whether seasonal campsite leases should be allowed at Bass Lake.

The date for the initial Starke County Park Board meeting has not been announced.