Park Advisory Board

Regular Meetings

  • 7:00PM
  • Fourth Tuesday of every month
  • Blaine City Hall, Council Chambers
    10801 Town Square Drive NE
    Blaine, MN 55449

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

  1. Jeffrey Lester

    Park Board Chair

    Ward 2
    Term expires 03/2025


  1. Chris Ford

    Park Board Member

    At Large
    Term expires 03/2025


  1. Hellen Keraka

    Park Board Member

    Ward 1
    Term expires 03/2023


  1. Kjrk Reyerson

    Park Board Member

    Ward 2
    Term expires 03/2023


  1. Tonya Lizakowski

    Park Board Member

    Ward 3
    Term expires 03/2025


  1. Kristofer Paulseth

    Park Board Member

    Ward 3
    Term expires 03/2025


  1. Tom Walsdorf

    Park Board Member

    Ward 3
    Term expires 03/2023


About the Board

The Park Advisory Board is an advisory body to the Blaine City Council and makes recommendations on all park related concerns and issues. The board is established by the city's charter for the purpose of planning, promoting, and maintaining a diverse park system for residents of all ages. The park board consists of seven members appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the city council for two year terms.

Functions of the Board include:
  • Addressing funding strategies
  • Conducting public meetings and workshops for citizen involvement in the park planning process
  • Conducting surveys
  • Evaluating and recommending capital improvements for new and existing park facilities
  • Holding neighborhood meetings
  • Receiving resident input
  • Reviewing residential, commercial, and industrial developments for park dedication