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.

NOTICE:

 

Board Vacancy and Application for Prospective Park Commissioner 

The West Chicago Park District will accept applications from residents within the Park District boundaries for the position of Park Commissioner beginning November 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019.  This is a volunteer position, filling an unexpired term from January 7, 2019 to May 11, 2021 on the Board of Park Commissioners.  The Board of Park Commissioners acts as the legislative and policy making body of the District in the operation, control, improvement, and planning of its parks, recreation programs, facilities, personnel, and fiscal operations management.  The Board meets on the first and second Tuesday of each month at
6pm /6:30pm.  Applicants must provide a one-page letter describing why they wish to serve on the Board along with the completed Prospective Park Commissioner Questionnaire. Applications will not be accepted after November 30, 2019.

Application packets can be mailed or emailed to:

 
West Chicago Park District
Attn: Board Secretary             
201 W National Street                                                                                                      
West Chicago, IL 60185

mmedeiros@we-goparks.org

Meet Our Commissioners

Frank Lenertz

Park Commissioner

President

Elected April 2019

(6 year term)

Rick Spencer

Park Commissioner

Assistant Treasurer

Elected April 2017

(6 year term)

Tony Zaputil

Park Commissioner
Vice President

Elected April 2017

(6 year term)

Scott Turney

Park Commissioner

Appointed July 2019

(2 year unexpired term)

Reginald Bass

Park Commissioner

Elected April 2019

(6 year term)

Courtney Voelz

Park Commissioner

Assistant Secretary

Elected April 2015

(6 year term)

Diana Gunderson

Park Commissioner

Elected April 2017

(6 year term)

Mission Statement

 

"Creating an enhanced quality of life through effective programs, progressive facilities and preservation of parks and natural resources in a fiscally responsible manner"

                                                 West Chicago Park District Board Of Commissioners, May 12, 2015

Contact the Commissioners

 

commissioners@we-goparks.org

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 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.

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 second Tuesday of the month at the ARC Center, 201 W. National Street, West Chicago, IL beginning at 6:30pm. This meeting is open to the public and includes Public Participation on the Agenda.

 

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 6:00pm. There is no January, July or August Committee of the Whole Meeting. This meeting is open to the public and includes Public Participation on the Agenda.

 

2019 Meeting Schedule

West Chicago Board of Park Commissioners Policy

 

Public Participation Policy

Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes

                                                                                

 

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September 4, 2018       Minutes

October 2, 2018           Minutes

November 6, 2018      Cancelled

December 4, 2018        Minutes

 

Freedom of Information Act Requests

 

General Use Ordinance

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 

Call us: 

630.231.9474

 

E-mail us:

info@we-goparks.org

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ARC Center hours

Mon-Fri  5:30am-9:30pm

Sat-Sun  7:00am-7:00pm

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