Members of the Board:
Cindie Green, Chairman
Donna McCaffrey
Jill Lukes
Scott McDonald
Laura Graham
Linda Hummel
Dee Vanyo
Bill Eichenberg
Deb Csikos-Vandrasik
Aimee Stone, Secretary

The duties of the board are: (1)   Plan a comprehensive recreation program for the citizens of the Municipality; (2)   Recommend to the Planning Commission the purchase of additional land for recreational purposes; (3)   Recommend to Council the equipping and maintenance of public parks, playgrounds, playfields, gymnasiums, swimming pools, splash parks and recreation centers as funds for such purposes are appropriated by Council; (4)   Exercise such other powers and duties as Council may, by ordinance, provide for; (5)   Recommend to the Mayor, for the appointment or employment of any personnel it deems necessary.  The board meets the first Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m., except December.  All meetings are held in Council Chambers at the City Administration Building, 26100 Bagley Road.

All gifts donated to the Municipality for park and/or recreation purposes shall be used for such purposes.

Olmsted Falls Citizen of the Year Nomination Form

The Citizen of the Year Award is given to a local Olmsted Falls resident whose service and dedication have made a significant contribution to the community.  The award recipient will demonstrate outstanding commitment and dedication to the betterment of the quality of everyday life in Olmsted Falls.   The Citizen of the Year will be selected from all of the submitted nominations by the Parks and Recreation Board.  The award recipient will be announced at Falls Day in the Park.


  • Must be a resident of the City of Olmsted Falls for a period of at least one year.
  • Have exemplified above average volunteer and/or philanthropic dedication and effort which have provided significant value to the community.  These efforts may be in on or many activities such as:

            a. civic organizations
            b. school activities
            c. recreation
            d. church
            e. community events
            f. special volunteer service to the community

  • Not have received any remuneration for the volunteer activity for which the award is being proposed.
  • NOTE

    It is the intent of the Parks and Recreation Board of the City of Olmsted Falls to have the name of the award recipient published and information related to the nomination made public.  Although the identity of the award recipient is kept confidential until the ceremony at Falls Day In The Park, it is assumed that the nominee has agreed to stand for nomination and will agree to participate in events and publicity related to the Citizen of the Year.  The recipient must be able to uphold the dignity of the award and be capable of performing some duties if called upon. 

Download Submission Form

            Citizen of the Year
Chairman, Parks and Recreation Board
            City of Olmsted Falls
            26100 Bagley Road
             Olmsted Falls, Ohio  44138

Summer concerts dates for 2017: 

July 30, 2017 - Swing City Band - East River Park 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
August 27, 2017 - Logan Wells and Billy Fisher