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Matt McCue, Director of Planning and Operations
440-279-0813 •

Daniel McConnaughy, Park Planner
440-279-0809 • dmcconnaughy@geaugaparkdistrict.org

Annie Lynch, Park Planner
440-279-0807 • alynch@geaugaparkdistrict.org


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New Projects & Bidding


Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Park Restoration

Geauga Park District is seeking a contractor to complete design and construction of a stream restoration project for Griswold Creek at Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Park. This project is funded through a United States Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant through the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and this contract will include assistance to Geauga Park District and coordination with its project partner, the Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc.

A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Park on March 1 at 10 a.m.; contact Alicia Beattie at abeattie@crwp.org or (440) 975-3870 if you plan to attend. Sealed proposals must be received by Geauga Park District no later than March 19 at 11:30 a.m.

Request for Proposals


Ellerin Property

Improvements to this park land will allow public access to the following amenities: a pavilion building, restrooms, an ADA asphalt trail, an extensive aggregate trail system, a Nature-based playground and parking.



Invitation to Bid

Additional Information


The Ellerin property is located in Bainbridge Township about 2 miles south of Chagrin Falls, abutting Country Lane to the south and South Franklin to the west. Its 129 acres are within the Aurora Branch of the Chagrin River Watershed.
History of this predominantly wooded parcel indicates that much timber was cleared during the 20th century. Improvement plans were developed based on a master plan produced internally by GPD's Planning Department.


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