New Ulm Park and Rec Director Tom Schmitz was among several people appointed Monday, Aug. 26 by Gov. Mark Dayton to the Greater Minnesota Regional Parks and Trails Commission.
Schmitz will represent District 5. His term began Saturday, Aug. 31 and ends Jan. 4, 2016.
The 12-member commission was created through the voter-approved Legacy Amendment, and provides recommendations for the allocation of Legacy Amendment funds for park and trail projects in Greater Minnesota.