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Melrose Township Parks and Recreation Plan

Welcome to the MELROSE Township PARKS AND RECREATION Plan Resource Webpage!

This webpage contains all of the most recent information, resources, and documentation for the Melrose Township Parks and Recreation Plan Development Process.  

The development of the Melrose Township Parks and Recreation Plan is occurring over an eight to twelve-month period from the summer of 2022 until the early summer of 2023.  The planning process will incorporate public input from surveys, direct contact with residents, and communication at public meetings scheduled during the process timeframe.

The Melrose Township Planning Commission is the appointed body that is charged with guiding the Parks and Recreation Plan Process and development of the document.  Planning commission meetings are open to the public and residents and visitors are encouraged to attend and participate.  Information on Planning Commission meetings and agendas can be found at the following website:


Melrose Township Public Input Sessions

The Melrose Township Planning Commission with assistance from Networks Northwest will share updates on the plan and provide opportunities for public input on the development of the new Parks and Recreation Plan. These sessions will assist with the development of goals and objectives to assist the Township in recreation facility decision-making. 

The Parks and Recreation Plan was discussed at the following Planning Commission meetings:

  • September 26, 2022
  • January 23, 2023
  • April 24, 2023
  • May 22, 2023


Melrose Township Survey 

Thank you to the residents and other stakeholders who participated in the Community Survey. Responses are confidential and will be used to inform the plan. The complete survey results are available for review.

Presentations and Maps

Community Profile Presentation

Survey Results Presentation

Visual Preferences Survey Presentation


Draft maps and plans will be posted as they become available.


Parks and Recreation Plan Contact:

Jennifer Neal, A.I.C.P.,  Community Planner

2240 Mitchell Park Drive, Ste. B
Petoskey, MI 49770

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