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Public Notice

Request for Proposals - Camp Spelman Dam Assessment and Plans

Date: July 13, 2021

Contact: Christine Craycroft, Executive Director  [email protected]; (330) 297‐7728

Due Date: July 26, 12:00 pm EST  

Summary: The Portage Park District seeks proposals from qualified professionals for the inspection,  evaluation and recommendations for improvements to dam safety, as well as  Operations, Maintenance and Inspection Plans and Emergency Management Plans as  required for Camp Spelman, owned by the Portage Park District, Portage County Ohio. 

Submittals: Proposals must address the information requested and may be submitted electronically  to [email protected] or on paper to Portage Park District 705 Oakwood St. Suite G-4 Ravenna, OH 44266

The proposal name must be labeled on the envelope or in the subject line. Download the RFP packet below

Camp Spelman RFP 


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Park District Board of Commissioners position vacancy

The Portage Park District currently has one opening on its governing Board of Commissioners.  Portage Parks  Board members are appointed by Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger who is seeking applications from interested Portage County residents.  Board members are non-partisan and are appointed for a 3-year renewable term, to serve without pay. The Board meets regularly once a month, with additional meetings scheduled as needed.

The Park District is a countywide government agency whose mission is to conserve Portage County’s natural heritage and provide opportunities for its appreciation and enjoyment. Portage Parks manages over 2,000 acres including 16 parks & preserves, 14 miles of hike and bike trails, and 9 miles of equestrian trails across Portage County. Portage Parks General Fund Budget is approximately $1.7 million/year, with revenues primarily generated from a 10-year property tax levy that was approved by voters in May 2014.

To Apply: Send completed cover letter, application, and resume to [email protected] or Portage Park District 705 Oakwood St. Suite G-4 Ravenna, OH 44266

Commissioner Application

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