West Chicago Park District


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Board of Commissioners



The Park District is governed by a Board of Park District Commissioners composed of seven members. The President of the Board is elected from among its members for a two year term. The Secretary and Treasurer of the District are appointed by the Board. The Park District employs a full-time Executive Director of Parks and Recreation and other Department Heads for the administration, programming and maintenance of park facilities. The district also has membership and participates in the activities of State and National Professional Park Organizations.

Mission Statement

"The West Chicago Park District seeks to enhance the quality of life and the environment; to acquire and protect natural resources; and to provide high quality programs and facilities for its residents in a fiscally responsible manner."

~ Adopted April 19, 1994

Meet Our Commissioners



William Brauer, Park Commissioner
Elected April 2009 (6 year term)
Diana Gunderson, Park Commissioner
Vice President
Elected April 2011 (6 year term)
Frank Lenertz, Park Commissioner
President
Elected April 2013 (6 year term)
KerryLynn Hunter, Park Commissioner
Elected April 2011 (6 year term)

Jim Jones, Park Commissioner
Elected April 2009 (6 year term)

 

Edward "Ted" Pavlica III, Park Commissioner
Elected April 2013 (6 year term)
Anthony "Tony" Zaputil, Park Commissioner
Elected April 2013 (Unexpired 4 year term)

Board Meetings

Park Board of Commissioners

The Board of Commissioners of the West Chicago Park District hold their regular monthly meeting every second Tuesday of the month at the ARC Center, 201 West National Street, West Chicago, IL beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Committee of the Whole

The Committee of the Whole hold their regular monthly meeting every first Tuesday of the month at theARC Center, 201 West National Street, West Chicago, IL beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Notice of Canceld Meeting
The members of the West Chicago Park District Board of Park Commissioners of West Chicago, Illinois, have canceled their regularly scheduled Committee of the Whole meeting set to be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 6:30pm.

Notice of Rescheduled Meeting
The members of the West Chicago Park District Board of Park Commissioners of West Chicago, Illinois, have rescheduled the date of their regular Board of Commissioner meeting set to be held on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:30pm. Said Board of Commissioner meeting will instead be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 6:30pm in room 105 at the ARC Center, 201 West National Street, West Chicago, Illinois.

Prospective Candidate Packets
Prospective candidates seeking the office of Park Commissioner for the West Chicago Park District for the Consolidated Primary / Consolidated Election to be held on April 7, 2015 may pick-up packets at the ARC Center, 201 W National Street, West Chicago, IL beginning Monday, September 22, 2014 for the following offices:
Park Commissioner: Two (2) Six (6) year terms


 Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes


Freedom of Information Act Requests

Compensation Disclosure Statement

A copy of the 2014-2015 West Chicago Park District Compensation Disclosure Statement, per Public Act 97-0609, is available for inspection at 157 W. Washington Street, West Chicago, IL, during normal business hours. Please contact Leslie Hoffmann, Superintendent of Finance, at lhoffmann@we-goparks.org for further information.