Park Board



 “The Peculiar Park Board is committed to provide quality leisure opportunities through the establishment, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive park and recreation system, to offer a place for relaxation as well as recreation, and encourage community enrichment and involvement for the citizens of Peculiar, Missouri." 



The Peculiar Park Board is an advisory board established within Chapter 125:010 of the Peculiar Municipal Code. Created by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Peculiar, the Park Board is to make recommendations for improvements, maintenance, and care of the City Parks. The Park Board consists of six (6) appointed residents and one (1) Board of Alderman Liaison. Each of the three (3) wards of the City shall be represented by one (1) appointee and three (3) members at large. All Park Board members are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the Board of Alderman.


The Parks in Peculiar are supported by a Park Sales Tax and the revenue from a park fee required of developers and builders in the city.


Meetings are held the second Monday of every quarter at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers. All Park Board meetings are open to the public, contact the Parks & Recreation Office for more information on being placed on an upcoming agenda.


Park Board Meeting Schedule:

September 26th, 2016

December 12th, 2016

March 13th, 2017

June 12th, 2017

September 11th, 2017

December 11th, 2017


Park Board Members:

Brett Houchen
Term Expires September 2021
Ted Ingalls
Term Expires September 2022
Jared Borden
Ward 2
Term Expires: September 2023

AJ Hardin
Term Expires September 2023
Nina Ashley
 Ward 1
Term Expires September 2023

Virginia Costanzo
Ward 3 (AL)
Term Expires September 2022
Danny Smith, BOA Liaison
Ward 2
Term Expires April 2021

(Vacant) Parks & Recreation Director
250 South Main St.
Peculiar, MO 64078
816-779-2225 (phone)
816-779-1004 (fax)


      If you are interested in volunteering for a Board/Commission for the City of Peculiar, please print the Board/Commission application and return the completed form to:


      Cyndora Gauthreaux, Deputy City Clerk

      250 South Main Street
      Peculiar, MO 64078
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