MEET OUR COMMISSIONERS

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FRANK LENERTZ

Park Commissioner
President
Elected April 2019
(6 year term)

TONY ZAPUTIL

Park Commissioner
Vice President

Elected April 2017

(6 year term)

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BOARD OF COMMISIONERS

The Park District is governed by a Board of Park Commissioners composed of five elected members serving six-year terms. Park Commissioners act as such without compensation and a majority of the members of the Board shall constitute a quorum for each Board meeting and for the transaction of business. 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.

West Chicago Board of Park Commissioners Policy

 

Public Participation Policy

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The Commissioners and Staff of the West Chicago Park District invite you, your family and your friends to join in our programs and enjoy our parks and facilities throughout West Chicago. The West Chicago Park District has been serving the community for over 40 years. The Park District strives to maintain a balanced mix of programs and facilities to provide quality recreation for all ages. Leisure activities, and the positive use of leisure time make us all happier and enriches our lives, no matter how old or young we are. Whether you walk in the park, participate in a sport or enjoy a community special event, we hope you will benefit from the experience. We at the West Chicago Park District work hard to provide something for everyone. If we have not included your favorite activity, or you are interested in sharing your recreational skills with others, please let us know. We are here to serve your needs.

RICK SPENCER

Park Commissioner
Assistant Treasurer
Elected April 2017
(6 year term)

TERESA CARRENO

Park Commissioner
Elected May 2021
(6 year term)

COURTNEY VOELZ

Park Commissioner
Assistant Secretary
Elected May 2021
(6 year term)

Meetings

Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners

The Board of Park Commissioners of the West Chicago Park District hold their regular monthly meeting every first and/or second Tuesday of the month at the ARC Center (unless noted otherwise), 201 W. National Street, West Chicago, IL beginning at 6:00 p.m. (unless noted otherwise) This meeting is open to the public and includes Public Participation on the Agenda.

Check below for the current meeting schedule. 

Committee of the Whole Meetings

The Committee of the Whole hold their monthly meeting every first Tuesday of the month at the ARC Center, 201 W. National Street, West Chicago, IL beginning at 6:00 p.m. There is no July or August Committee of the Whole Meeting. This meeting is open to the public and includes Public Participation on the Agenda. NOTE: Meeting topics are subject to change. 

2021 Regular and Special Meetings

2021 Committee of the Whole Meetings              

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**In response to COVID-19, this meeting will be held by video conferencing as permitted by the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation in Response to COVID-19 exempting the requirement of the Open Meetings Act for the physical presence of the Commissioners at the meeting and permitting Commissioner attendance by video, audio, or telephone access.

January 12, 2021**

February 9, 2021**

March 9, 2021

April 13, 2021

May 11, 2021

June 8, 2021

July 13, 2021

August 10, 2021

September 14, 2021

October 12, 2021

October 23, 2021

November 9, 2021

December 14, 2021

 

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January 5, 2021**

February 2, 2021**

March 2, 2021

April 6, 2021

May 4, 2021

June 1, 2021

September 7, 2021

October 5, 2021

November 2, 2021

December 7, 2021

2020 Regular and Special Meetings

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2020 Committee of the Whole Meetings

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Public Notice

In accordance with the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act, the West Chicago Park District ("Park District") has made a determination of the prevailing rates of wages to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers employed in public works projects for the Park District. The Park District has determined that the prevailing rates of wages are the wage rates for DuPage County, as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor. You may view the prevailing wage rates here:  https://www2.illinois.gov/idol/Laws-Rules/CONMED/Pages/Rates.aspx