park commissioner


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n park commissioner a commissioner in charge of public parks
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In literature:

What would the glowing tropics be, if Park Commissioners had charge of them?
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870" by Various
It appears that our ever-active Park Commissioners are making vigorous efforts to establish a Zoological Garden in Central Park.
"Punchinello, Vol. II., Issue 31, October 29, 1870" by Various
The Essex County Park Commissioners (Orange, New Jersey) have had excellent success with this species.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
When the Minister received the order from the Viceroy, he sent word to the Park Commissioners asking them if the matter could be arranged.
"The Great Round World and What Is Going On In It, Vol. 1, No. 29, May 27, 1897" by Various
The park is controlled by the Commissioners of the Department of Public Parks.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
While Pinchback was Park Commissioner he was accused by Antoine of cheating him out of $40,000 at one clip.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 5, 1920" by Various
You must see the commissioner before you leave the park.
"Maw's Vacation" by Emerson Hough
The state has already erected a house on the bank of Itasca lake, and has a resident commissioner in charge of the park.
"The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier" by Charles E. Flandrau
By co-operation with the park commissioners, the playgrounds were made an integral part of the summer school work.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
He was superintendent of the park from 1913 to the winter of 1920, when he became United States commissioner for the park.
"The Book of the National Parks" by Robert Sterling Yard

In news:

Salinas Recreation and Parks Commissioner Al Espindola stands in Closter Park, site of a temporary farmers market that could become a weekly fixture.
Ardmore city commissioners have approved the communities choice of equipment to be installed at a new park.
Mary's commissioners reject park-and-ride lot in New Market.
The Eagle County Commissioners approved plans to make more gravel parking at the fairgrounds on Monday.
Knox County Commissioner Allen Stockberger, right, receives the Mary Miller Conservation Partnership Award from Knox County Park District operations manager Doug McLarnan.
CUMBERLAND — Allegany County commissioners last week approved the sale of the multitenant building at the North Branch Industrial Park for $600,000.
The Trumbull County Metro-parks Board of Commissioners voted to become the lead agency for the Mosquito Lake Greenway Project.
Volunteers says the Newberry Hill park is one of those most in need of the sort of selective logging and planting called for in a forest stewardship plan being considered by the county commissioners.
Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher (59), a Cleveland native, talks with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell during training camp at Redskins Park in 2010.
Mary 's commissioners reject park-and-ride lot in New Market.
Commissioner Amanda Fritz will introduce amendments on Thursday to Mayor Sam Adams' controversial plan for adding parking meters and permits in Northwest Portland.
Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says the mother arrived at the dark apartment near Central Park on Thursday evening and initially thought the nanny had taken the children out.
Planning and zoning commissioners unanimously voted to rezone large chunks of Bayport Park and Lake Townsen Preserve to conservation status.
State Adirondack Park Agency commissioners will look at the past, present and future of the Adirondack Park State Land Master plan at their meeting here next week.
Today, Erie County Executive Mark C Poloncarz was joined by Erie County Legislator Terry McCracken and Parks Commissioner Troy Schinzel for a tour of recently-improved shelters and facilities at Como Lake Park in Lancaster.