Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941

DRAFT Bay County 5 Year Recreation Plan for Review and Comment


Bay County 5 Year Recreation Plan Draft 



Notice of Public Review - Bay County Recreation Plan

Bay County and 14 municipalities in Bay County have developed a joint Five-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan. The communities involved in the multi-jurisdictional plan are: City of Auburn, Bangor Charter Township, Bay City, Bay County, Beaver Township, City of Essexville, Frankenlust Township, Fraser Township, Hampton Charter Township, Kawkawlin Township, Merritt Township, Monitor Charter Township, City of Pinconning, Portsmouth Charter Township, and Williams Charter Township. The plan evaluates existing recreation opportunities, reviews public opinion regarding recreation, develops goals and objectives for parks and recreation in the communities and it outlines an action plan for improvements and other related items that the County and participating communities wish to pursue.

Copies of the Draft Plan will be available for review at the locations listed below until January 8, 2019.

Bay County Area Recreation Plan – Draft Review locations:

  • Bay County Building, Recreation and Facilities Department, Suite 403, 515 Center Avenue, Bay City

  • Wirt Main Library, 500 Center Avenue, Bay City

  • Sage Library, 100 E. Midland Street, Bay City

  • Auburn Area Branch Library, 235 W Midland Rd Auburn

  • Pinconning Branch Library, 218 S. Kaiser St., Pinconning

If you are interested in submitting comments regarding the Draft Plan, or would like more information, please send comments to the address listed below by January 8, 2014. A public meeting to take input on the draft plan will be held as part of the Bay County Board of Commissioners meeting on January 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at the Bay County Building, 515 Center Avenue, 4th floor Commissioners Chambers, Bay City.

Cristen Gignac, Director of Recreation and Facilities 
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708
Tel: 989-895-4132

The County of Bay will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials to individuals with disabilities upon 10 days’ notice to the County of Bay. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the County of Bay by writing or calling: Amber Davis-Johnson, ADA Coordinator, 515 Center Avenue, Fourth Floor, Bay County Building, Bay City, MI 48708, Tel: (989)895-4131, (989)895-4049 TDD