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Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of November 12, 2019 (5 parts)

Steve Madewell Presentation

Steve Madewell was the October 3, 2019 Conservation Conversation speaker for Protect Geauga Park. His talk was titled “The Intrinsic Value of Protected Public Open Spaces”

Steve Madewell is a conservationist and musician who has worked for four park districts. He had served as Executive Director for Metroparks of the Toledo Area, Lake Metroparks and Geauga Park District before retiring in 2016.

Part 1: https://youtu.be/wzSlLm7H3q8

Part 2: https://youtu.be/RGlC0hvuet4

Part 3: https://youtu.be/OwcoBm-3_eU

Part 4: https://youtu.be/rgLKwAmy1Go

Part 5: https://youtu.be/oxufCq0dmec

Part 6: https://youtu.be/cLDwxL9GTN8

Part 7: https://youtu.be/NG5lvDdZpIs

Part 8: https://youtu.be/fsINNwl_vW4

Part 9: https://youtu.be/KYC4r02guOY

Part 10: https://youtu.be/bRq0YWcN7DE

Part 11: https://youtu.be/gw-vtg0VhU0


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of October 8, 2019 (3 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/OsI57wMoFV8

Part 2: https://youtu.be/AHqozX1F6FE

Part 3: https://youtu.be/8x5KXxsN-rE


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of September 10, 2019 (4 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/-4oqfb5ThWg

Part 2: https://youtu.be/N1Wl8PGswoM

Part 3: https://youtu.be/K6_Frfr9N1s

Part 4: https://youtu.be/Hfn4FJ0OcK4


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of June 11, 2019 (3 parts) held at Russell Uplands Park (owned by Russell Township, leased to GPD)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/N3upwrisx4o

Part 2: https://youtu.be/iPoxkEZ0WSo

Part 3: https://youtu.be/TFSgQdRSIBE


Conservation Conversation

Protect Geauga Parks “Conservation Conversation” program hosted photographer Linda Butler who presented “Lake Erie: On the Edge” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on May 16 at West Woods Nature Center. The slide show portrayed Lake Erie from its natural beauty to the environmental issues this gem of a lake faces.

Part 1: https://youtu.be/E8RWHgR0m2M

Part 2: https://youtu.be/gzhBsPIhTVg

Part 3: https://youtu.be/3nT7dxjhj1E

Part 4: https://youtu.be/8DVK9pUgF2U

Part 5: https://youtu.be/VtINjq73E80

Part 6: https://youtu.be/mhQyo_S7an4

Part 7: https://youtu.be/_jZd6yD3IgU

Part 8: https://youtu.be/sDpEDvRH2SY

Part 9: https://youtu.be/lzGnp2KV2vU

Part 10: https://youtu.be/P5btNAE2gIE


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of May 17, 2019 (10 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/E8RWHgR0m2M

Part 2: https://youtu.be/gzhBsPIhTVg

Part 3: https://youtu.be/3nT7dxjhj1E

Part 4: https://youtu.be/8DVK9pUgF2U

Part 5: https://youtu.be/VtINjq73E80

Part 6: https://youtu.be/mhQyo_S7an4

Part 7: https://youtu.be/_jZd6yD3IgU

Part 8: https://youtu.be/sDpEDvRH2SY

Part 9: https://youtu.be/lzGnp2KV2vU

Part 10: https://youtu.be/P5btNAE2gIE


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of May 14, 2019 (10 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/cpuemLmD3zM

Part 2: https://youtu.be/fCHKXn4gCM8

Part 3: https://youtu.be/80NoSMKKXC4

Part 4: https://youtu.be/D-zLsB4ku_Q

Part 5: https://youtu.be/msNhEWPugkI

Part 6: https://youtu.be/qWC8Xex620I

Part 7: https://youtu.be/VizxJxsEHxI

Part 8: https://youtu.be/QvuaqZZhjIU

Part 9: https://youtu.be/YYzerj47V2Q

Part 10: https://youtu.be/4GHdnv7pWcQ


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of April 16, 2019 (7 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/LHQqyD6AuPQ

Part 2: https://youtu.be/4UJs5TX2xjg

Part 3: https://youtu.be/MBQIk3Bu5SM

Part 4: https://youtu.be/dL_Eyq8H8vA

Part 5: https://youtu.be/ChMhmqqaPIU

Part 6: https://youtu.be/eSMpUXgLLI0

Part 7: https://youtu.be/nOvCpnw_kfU


Geauga Park District Board Commissioners Meeting Feb. 12, 2019 (7 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/79IdS2grk_s

Part 2: https://youtu.be/4JAGC1r1JXI

Part 3: https://youtu.be/rSACNfU9Ibk

Part 4: https://youtu.be/gSk-ALpajOE

Part 5: https://youtu.be/GsOKOmmuWsk

Part 6: https://youtu.be/NOPkqweEPkA

Part 7: https://youtu.be/PJvgDIZox00


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of January 15, 2019 (5 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/JgXhgm3JCVA

Part 2: https://youtu.be/jr6kXjdv_RQ

Part 3: https://youtu.be/CG_0ugrnGfY

Part 4: https://youtu.be/0N-TR4aIzP0

Part 5: https://youtu.be/LDxm0EwRPGw


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of December 11, 2018 (10 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/jSiDdXuTaNs

Part 2: https://youtu.be/cEarBfn_PWg

Part 3: https://youtu.be/d3TNfvz0qKk

Part 4: https://youtu.be/FBzEyN1bMN0

Part 5: https://youtu.be/1loLPuyuw6I

Part 6: https://youtu.be/fnup4rg8vlQ

Part 7: https://youtu.be/DMnz7fX9MXE

Part 8: https://youtu.be/Chc8MKGRJrg

Part 9: https://youtu.be/lZ1Fqf2PyTY

Part 10: https://youtu.be/PBKR9Z0P5JQ


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting of November 13, 2018 (7 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/qv-NPO8ualM

Part 2: https://youtu.be/fa19cjJCXls

Part 3: https://youtu.be/MT9j-gEdI_4

Part 4: https://youtu.be/u83YnJmV1EQ

Part 5: https://youtu.be/XQztc6JRm-w

Part 6: https://youtu.be/UmbKczA5PIc

Part 7: https://youtu.be/y7zYzVB9TYo


 

Here is the video of the special public meeting of the Geauga County Budget Commission on the Russell Township Park District (1545)’s budget issues that was held on October 29, 2018 (the first few links are before the meeting begins):

Part 1: https://youtu.be/EAP32ia2-CU

Part 2: https://youtu.be/w4RlLU2hEqk

Part 3: https://youtu.be/H4JSzoDeSqY

Part 4: https://youtu.be/SboBk8vTK84

Part 5: https://youtu.be/ntVvq5z6_10

Part 6: https://youtu.be/RgfTymujN1c

Part 7: https://youtu.be/JlIRNpwTScw

Part 8: https://youtu.be/QqzJ755jFqY

Part 9: https://youtu.be/hmdRDWDSvsE

Part 10: https://youtu.be/61UCxC5Hts8

Part 11: https://youtu.be/GDzOwVAfcvg

Part 12: https://youtu.be/H1uiOQAnsXs

Part 13: https://youtu.be/QfyVaaa9isQ

Part 14: https://youtu.be/I_EvqZamyV8

The Geauga Park District’s Special Board Meeting to agree to “lease” most of the Russell Park’s for 15 years (plus another 10 years automatic).

Part 1: https://youtu.be/hnHnLvqvwj0

Part 2: https://youtu.be/T_iYs30_e2s

Russell 1545 Park Board holds meeting to decide on leasing the land it holds to the Geauga Park District

Part 1: https://youtu.be/_AGu_B62V5E

Part 2: https://youtu.be/vox3-n2ZxiA

Part 3: https://youtu.be/O3VMQpM0RKI

Part 4: https://youtu.be/mxv-Mcne1js

Part 5: https://youtu.be/M_wuFye2inw

Part 6: https://youtu.be/w0dpxs-RIQs

Part 7: https://youtu.be/7lMIcHDdQtI

Part 8: https://youtu.be/R6jZ36BmMx4

Part 9: https://youtu.be/5Lb2YvwOtLY

Part 10: https://youtu.be/E3ULfFqooSg

Part 11: https://youtu.be/DmrbJNxjqVs


Geauga Park District Board Commissioner Meeting, October 9, 2018 (5 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/Ceg0dkHO6vY

Part 2: https://youtu.be/4eVhYNdZkh0

Part 3: https://youtu.be/MmzSKdDr5YE

Part 4: https://youtu.be/yhHGtWwLFrg

Part 5: https://youtu.be/Ll-38evNAMA


Geauga Park District’s Park Commissioner Meeting, September 11, 2018 (5 parts)

part 1: https://youtu.be/6rws8R9PHuY

part 2: https://youtu.be/473dFqFte6w

part 3: https://youtu.be/Hts3yOl7EQI

part 4: https://youtu.be/gn59EK7kapE

part 5: https://youtu.be/3HPUMC6eBZQ


Geauga Park District’s August 15, 2018 Park Commissioner Meeting (4 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/iJniEmclKuw

Part 2: https://youtu.be/CSYH4kkbqCI

Part 3: https://youtu.be/yK3YZJrl6Bs

Part 4: https://youtu.be/to5oKQBxM3k


GPD Budget Meeting August 14, 2018 (2 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/HY_Yug6elK8

Part 2: https://youtu.be/gvQAP5nEBtQ


Geauga Park District’s July 19, 2018 Park Commissioner Meeting (6 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/7PrsHQOWQyw

Part 2: https://youtu.be/QPLyZZxD5OY

Part 3: https://youtu.be/AzoKasVx7tE

Part 4: https://youtu.be/jl8BZ83sfJw

Part 5: https://youtu.be/2d-ArYn0Lbg

Part 6: https://youtu.be/qjQyP78BYuw


Geauga Park District’s June 12, 2018 Park Commissioner Meeting (5 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/-tYRlfxBdj0

Part 2: https://youtu.be/PxxzerlrweY

Part 3: https://youtu.be/lIza-QP2nNc

Part 4: https://youtu.be/XHIF2Zinb-k

Part 5: https://youtu.be/1gYSuGBH5kM


Geauga Park District May 8, 2018 Park Commissioner Meeting (7 Parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/At9n_y-J_cw

Part 2: https://youtu.be/JBCEjhkWpeY

Part 3: https://youtu.be/IpFbeem36f8

Part 4: https://youtu.be/lbX2RN-1xDo

Part 5: https://youtu.be/icdVzKczT_c

 Part 6: https://youtu.be/M1pie3mQG8k

Part 7: https://youtu.be/MDh_zkRXg9M


Geauga Park District April 10, 2018 Park Commissioner Meeting (5 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/R_TPvzVr7vc

Part 2: https://youtu.be/QwCf6RDxqLE

Part 3: https://youtu.be/0_FG7CvwCZU

Part 4: https://youtu.be/jsRXWMMuzGs

Part 5: https://youtu.be/GFWBh8mPi3s


 

Geauga Park District Commissioner Meeting, February 13, 2018

Part 1: https://youtu.be/ZrXbfifd3NU

Part 2: https://youtu.be/mjaTW5rN3kY

Part 3: https://youtu.be/YGwAMiBCtYI

Part 4: https://youtu.be/FKZdh2BjMHo

Part 5: https://youtu.be/tu-e5-zVa1I

Part 6: https://youtu.be/NYHyHpERUMA

Part 7: https://youtu.be/1mqfxiAc1sA


Geauga Park District Commissioner Meeting December 12, 2017

Part 1: https://youtu.be/vlogdGjQvko

Part 2: https://youtu.be/6GMYsUTgjaQ

Part 3: https://youtu.be/30K8g1flke0

Part 4: https://youtu.be/jxcJPXLLURM

Part 5: https://youtu.be/Gl23GHlpP2w



Geauga Park District Commissioner Meeting August 8, 2017 (6 parts).  

Part 1: https://youtu.be/toVNBqJ9nvM

Part 2: https://youtu.be/yBhQbGHonCo

Part 3: https://youtu.be/JnOUU117qhs

Part 4: https://youtu.be/uUtQhs4tRag

Part 5: https://youtu.be/xB6CK6VEgE4

Part 6: https://youtu.be/l5kYNTIvDTo


Protect Geauga Parks Sound-Off Meeting July 20, 2017

Part 1: https://youtu.be/hQVeS7CqB1E

Part 2: https://youtu.be/mgpUDzcm3BU

Part 3: https://youtu.be/NNBZ7zbZrJo

Part 4: https://youtu.be/i26aJEG5lHs

Part 5: https://youtu.be/dpklYIaPjuk

Part 6: https://youtu.be/auoHHGbjzeQ


 

 

Geauga Park District Commissioner Meeting July 6, 2017

Part 1: https://youtu.be/_PRcOGcimYg

Part 2: https://youtu.be/ckiQxBLEX68

Part 3: https://youtu.be/u442KiS9F2Q

Part 4: https://youtu.be/GvDtToYZAs8

Part 5: https://youtu.be/j3li98MNe78

Part 6: https://youtu.be/j90J8MJoZWo

Part 7: https://youtu.be/iea-LgrcGmk


Russell Township Park Commissioners Meeting, April 10, 2017

Part 1: https://youtu.be/tFn1GhSCqTw

Part 2: https://youtu.be/FqLabAyvtvk

Part 3: https://youtu.be/xkljqBglXgs

Part 4: https://youtu.be/p2EuZyKEBgQ

Part 5: https://youtu.be/DaGYOCPV8TM

Part 6: https://youtu.be/I3In_GKpFd0


Geauga Park District Commissioner Meeting March 14, 2017

Part 1: https://youtu.be/uucgdxALdFc

Part 2: https://youtu.be/BnjGqS78p0E

Part 3: https://youtu.be/gHLaw_7wbQo

Part 4: https://youtu.be/J0jAq16jV90

Part 5: https://youtu.be/SxdxaJX0i1Q

Part 6: https://youtu.be/Hzz4d2yatPs

Part 7: https://youtu.be/2Ih5bOUIjaQ


Links to video of Russell Park Board meeting, February 27, 2017

Part 1: https://youtu.be/oYEX7XxaFzU

Part 2: https://youtu.be/lh9LS6IZTrA

Part 3: https://youtu.be/phh9VHbt_FM

Part 4: https://youtu.be/M-lQ6cbI8AE


Geauga Park District Commissioner Meeting Dec. 13, 2016

GPD December 13, 2016 Park Commissioner meeting (4 parts)

At the 2nd Annual Heroes of Conservation Awards, Protect Geauga Parks honored Judge Robert B. Ford, Roy Podojil, and Sandy Siegler for their outstanding dedication to the preservation and protection of Geauga County parklands over several decades of service.

Here are links to unedited video recordings of the entire event.

Part 1: https://youtu.be/isuU3xB6F7E

Part 2: https://youtu.be/RzxxphLhD_0

Part 3: https://youtu.be/nT072yHJjOk

Part 4: https://youtu.be/KxK8EjxV4-E

Part 5: https://youtu.be/XbaLCmUk3a4

Part 6: https://youtu.be/Qgc5fsUsFJY

Part 7: https://youtu.be/LYDuc8fUBTc

Part 8: https://youtu.be/46VnpsIYC74

Part 9: https://youtu.be/_AXNSn4PhM0


Video of the Geauga Park District Board meeting of October 11, 2016

Part 1: https://youtu.be/W-KcjuzbTrU

Part 2: https://youtu.be/DkxF-N2U7ok

Part 3: https://youtu.be/YqxV4ccyqik

Part 4: https://youtu.be/zsvSfEHWhM0

Part 5: https://youtu.be/fDnS7GEr4JM

Part 6: https://youtu.be/Qj7FpOO08HM

Part 7: https://youtu.be/mgx-8eJvUNI


Video of the Geauga Park District Board meeting of September 20, 2016

Part 1: https://youtu.be/VcPrLdv7BYo

Part 2: https://youtu.be/xb0eRgogSKw

Part 3: https://youtu.be/tLMDAL4l-w0

Part 4: https://youtu.be/fusDHQgSi2M

Part 5: https://youtu.be/KJZZyo3yIz4

Part 6: https://youtu.be/lZJuFIa0WlE


Video of the Geauga Park District Board meeting of August 16, 2016:

Part 1: https://youtu.be/QAXqK63yMyk

Part 2: https://youtu.be/9ymddfteAnY

Part 3: https://youtu.be/b_f_PPBwl_k

Part 4: https://youtu.be/Svwi_eUHHPw


Geauga Park District July 5, 2016 Park Commissioner Meeting (5 parts) 

Part 1:  https://youtu.be/3DSHiKvQv-8

Part 2:  https://youtu.be/q0LZcheNrlg

Part 3:  https://youtu.be/0emkb9jdWkM

Part 4:  https://youtu.be/f3N_RCTOPe8

Part 5:  https://youtu.be/WirIpelabpM

*Part 5 contains footage of a post-meeting interview with commissioner Bill Gertz—very interesting!


Geauga Park District Commissioners meeting: June 14, 2016

part 1 https://youtu.be/kmBXv0DEcuE

part 2 https://youtu.be/xOxeBAT_Ajs

part 3 https://youtu.be/ouPuma2oRh0

part 4 https://youtu.be/0EQdjDrtOdA

part 5 https://youtu.be/7KrsbDDEpsA

part 6 https://youtu.be/9Rs2h4DR3mg

part 7 https://youtu.be/eXHrcSiT9Lc

part 8 https://youtu.be/HVLSgbrbt7o

part 9 https://youtu.be/wYZ0GnGBmjk


Geauga Park District Commissioners meeting: May 10, 2016 (4 parts)

Part 1: https://youtu.be/cgJTbz-77TI

Part 2: https://youtu.be/jNfFr_oWVR8

Part 3: https://youtu.be/6VbJqnh3oHw

Part 4: https://youtu.be/y4tcIAwXnh4


Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD October`13, 2015, Part 1

Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD October`13, 2015, Part 2

Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD October`13, 2015, Part 3

Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD October`13, 2015, Part 4

Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD October`13, 2015, Part 5

Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD August 24, 2015, Part 1

Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD August 24, 2015, Part 2

Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD August 24, 2015, Part 3


Judy Semroc Monarch Presentation August 16, 2015, Part 1

Judy Semroc Monarch Presentation August 16, 2015, Part 2

Judy Semroc Monarch Presentation August 16, 2015, Part 3


Geauga Park Board Meeting August 11, 2015, Part 1

Geauga Park Board Meeting August 11, 2015, Part 2

Geauga Park Board Meeting August 11, 2015, Part 3

Geauga Park Board Meeting August 11, 2015, Part 4

Geauga Park Board Meeting August 11, 2015, Part 5

Geauga Park Board Meeting August 11, 2015, Part 6


Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD August 11, 2015


Geauga Park Board Meeting July 14, 2015, Part 1

Geauga Park Board Meeting July 14, 2015, Part 2

Geauga Park Board Meeting July 14, 2015, Part 3

Geauga Park Board Meeting July 14, 2015, Part 4

Geauga Park Board Meeting June 9, 2015, Part 1

Geauga Park Board Meeting June 9, 2015, Part 2

Geauga Park Board Meeting June 9, 2015, Part 3

Geauga Park Board Meeting June 9, 2015, Part 4

Geauga Park Board Meeting June 9, 2015, Part 5

Geauga Park Board Meeting June 9, 2015, Part 6

Geauga Park Board Meeting June 9, 2015, Part 7


Geauga Park Board Meeting May 12, 2015, Part 1

Geauga Park Board Meeting May 12, 2015, Part 2

Geauga Park Board Meeting May 12, 2015, Part 3

Geauga Park Board Meeting May 12, 2015, Part 4

Geauga Park Board Meeting May 12, 2015, Part 5

Geauga Park Board Meeting May 12, 2015, Part 6


Special Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 1

Special Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 2

Special Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 3

Special Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 4

Regular Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 1

Regular Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 2

Regular Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 3

Regular Geauga Park Board Meeting April 2015, Part 4


Geauga Park Board Meeting December 9, 2014

Geauga Park Board Meeting November 11, 2014


Geauga Budget Commission Meeting with GPD and Judge Grendell August 25, 2014

Geauga County Budget Commission Meeting with GPD and Judge Grendell August 12, 2014


GPD “Emergency” Park Board Meeting – August 12, 2014


Judge Grendell Addresses Tea Party


John Oros Addresses Seniors at West Geauga Senior Center


The Importance of Conservation with Dr. Jim Bissell


Geauga Park Board Meeting December 9, 2014

Geauga Park Board Meeting November 5, 2014


The Value of Conservation with Dr. Tim Barber, Environ

Articles

Cleveland.com editorial, January 24, 2016

Cleveland.com calls for removal of parks from Probate Court oversight.

Grendell’s Kangaroo Court, Brent Larkin in Cleveland.com opinion, January 29, 2015

    . . .”In this country, citizens have a right to form and express opinions about public officials. Any
judge who tries to rein in that right is guilty of one of the worst forms of judicial overreach”. . .

Cleveland.com editorial, November 14, 2014

    . . .”as demonstrated by his time in Ohio’s General Assembly, Grendell has a hard time passing
a china shop without stopping to smash a few plates.”. . .

Parks at Risk

    Article by Kathy Hanratty about the perils facing the Geauga parks in the Northeast Ohio Sierra
Club on-line newsletter.

Big Pollution from Small Scale Farms

    This article from Grist, an on-line magazine, examines water pollution in the Chesapeake Bay
headwaters due to run-off polluted by animal waste In Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

Natural Disaster: Is Probate Judge Tim Grendell Wreaking Havoc on Geauga Park District?

    A very well-written, balanced, and insightful article about the recent events surrounding the
Geauga Park District on Belt Magazine on-line. Thanks to Matt Stansberry.

State Parks Vulnerable to Mining, Drilling

    An October 20 2014 Plain Dealer article about the status of mineral rights in Ohio’s state parks.

Deer Population Management

    A Lake Erie Allegheny Partnership (LEAP) commentary on wildlife management and the
Grendell regime’s approach to it.

Linda O’Brien’s No-Bid Employee Evaluation Contract

    An article looking at the disconnect between statements and behavior.

 

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