Mason County Michigan

Parks & Recreation Commission


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            The Commission is a 10 member body established as provided by a state law.  Members include the chairman of the Road Commission or one of its members, the Drain Commissioner, Chairman of the Planning Commission, a member of the County Board, and six members appointed by the County Board whose terms are for 3 years which are staggered so that two members are appointed each year.  Generally at the first meeting of each year this group elects a Chairperson, a Vice Chairperson, and a Secretary to act for the Commission.  The Commission lays out the capital improvement plans for the parks.   Generally the commission meets four times a year unless the chairperson calls for special meetings due to need.


          The Mason County Campground and Picnic Area is interested in hearing from the public.  If you hve any suggestions about the Mason County Campground or the Picnic Area, please send an e-mail with your ideas to:   We value the public's input.


Current Members of the Commission are:
Steve Begnoche, Chairman, Dennis Dunlap, Secretary,
Wayne Andersen, Gary Castonia, Michael Genter, Mike Ingison, Brian Koblinski, David Maclean, Debbie Roberts, Michael Shaw, and Jeffrey Schwass. 

2020 Schedule of Meetings
Monday, April 20, 2020 @ 102 E. Fifth Street, Scottville - 7:00 p.m.
Monday, June 15, 2020 @ Pavillion at the Picnic Area - 7:00 p.m.
Monday, August 17, 2020 @ Mason County Campground - 7:00 p.m.
Monday, October 19, 2020 @ 102 E. Fifth Street, Scottville - 7:00 p.m.
Mason County Recreation Plan 2018 - 2022 (click here)