About
The Pickaway County Park District was formed in 2002. The mission of the Park District is to create, preserve, and manage a system of parks, trails and natural areas for outdoor recreation. Currently, the Park District manages three parks and five multi-use trails within the county as well as provides financial assistance to local communities for the development and improvement of their parks and trails.

Park District Staff

2024

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Arista Hartzler
Executive Director
ahartzler@pickawaycountyohio.gov

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Jamie Lands
Operations and Project Manager
jlands@pickawaycountyohio.gov

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Wendi Caudill
Administration and Finance Manager
wcaudill@pickawaycountyohio.gov

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Meghan Ellis
Education and Outreach Coordinator
mellis@pickawaycountyohio.gov

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Jean Webb
Park Technician

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Tom Bouts
Park Technician II


Park District Board
2024
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Greg Bigam
Chairperson
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Cindy Whited
Vice Chairperson

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Jeff Phillips
Board Member
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Susan Metzger
Board Member
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Marie Wilbanks
Board Member


Park District Appointees
2024
Park District Appointees

 Arista Hartzler – Executive Director | Jamie Lands – Operations and Project Manager |

Wendi Caudill - Administration and Finance Manager | Meghan Ellis - Education and Outreach Coordinator | Jean Webb – Park Technician |

Andi Humphries – Secretary | John Drummond – Canal Park Liaison | Rod Smith – Logan Elm State Memorial Park Liaison


Park District Meetings
2024
Park District Meetings

The Pickaway County Park District meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday at the District's Headquarters (formerly Cooks Creek Golf Course; see location below), in the Club House from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. All meetings are open to the public. If you are planning to attend the monthly board meeting please see our guidelines for public comment.

Please note if you wish to address the board you will be asked to sign in when you arrive and follow all public comment guidelines.

Upcoming Public Meetings: 

The June regular board meeting has been moved from Tuesday, June 25th to Wednesday, June 19th. The meeting time will still be at noon at the District Headquarters.


Park District Employment
2024
Park District Employment Opportunities

We are committed to caring for the parks for the benefit of the people of Pickaway County. A dedicated, well-trained and talented staff is invaluable. Pickaway County Park District offers quality employment opportunities. When openings are available they will be posted here.

Employment Application

Current Listings:

None

Past Listings:

Park Technician II
Posted January 20th 2024
Position Filled

Administration and Finance Manager 
Posted December 13th 2023
Position Filled

Education and Outreach Coordinator
Posted December 13th 2023
Position Filled

Executive Director
Posted July 1st 2023
Position Filled


Park District Contract Bidding
2024
Contract Bidding

Request for Qualifications (RFQs):

It is a standard business practice to invite suppliers into a bidding process to provide products or services. To develop a vendor list, we request potential suppliers/contractors submit their qualifications.

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR CALAMUS SWAMP WETLAND RESTORATION PROJECT

Project/Bids in Progress:

None Currently

Previous Projects/Bid:

None Currently