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Park Board

About Us

The Board consists of seven Park Commissioners who are elected on a nonpartisan, at-large basis for a term of six years. The elected officials must be residents of the Bartlett Park District and have a vested interest in our community.

Policy-making and legislative authority are entrusted to the Board of Commissioners and they are responsible for passing ordinances and resolutions, adopting the budget, appointing committees, setting policies, and hiring the Park District Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the Board, for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Park District, and for appointing the heads of the Park District departments.

Board Of Commissioners
President Stephen M. Eckelberry
Vice-President Lori A. Palmer
Treasurer Diana Gunsteen
Commissioner Jody Fagan
Commissioner Dale Ann Kasuba
Commissioner Theodore Lewis
Commissioner Susan M. Stocks

Terms of Office

Our Mission & Vision

Mission Statement: We Create Fun!….by providing the finest in Parks, Programs, and Recreational Facilities for our community.

Vision Statement: We strive to create lasting memories for our community by enthusiastically responding to and serving their recreational and leisure needs.

Mission, Vision, Core Values

Comprehensive Plan

Bartlett Comprehensive Plan 2015
2016 Strategic Plan

Park Board Meetings

The Park Board for the Bartlett Park District holds its regular meetings on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm at the Thomas C. White Administration Building, 696 W. Stearns Road, Bartlett. If you have suggestions or if you would like to observe how the Park District operates, we encourage your attendance. Board agendas are posted on our website prior to each meeting. To be listed on the agenda, please notify the Executive Director at least one week prior to the meeting: Rita Fletcher at (630) 540-4835.

Annual Meeting Schedule

Schedule of Meetings for 2019-2020

Board Meeting Agendas

12/10/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
11/26/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
11/19/2019 Special Board Meeting Agenda
11/12/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
10/22/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
10/08/2019 Special Board Meeting Agenda
10/08/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
09/17/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
09/10/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
08/27/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
08/13/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
07/23/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
07/09/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
06/25/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
06/11/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
05/28/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
05/14/2019 Public Hearing Agenda
05/14/2019 Annual Board Meeting Agenda
05/14/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
04/23/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
04/09/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
03/12/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
02/26/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
02/12/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
1/22/2019 Board Meeting Agenda
01/08/2019 Committee Workshop Agenda
12/18/2018 Board Meeting Agenda
12/11/2018 Committee Agenda
11/27/2018 Board Meeting Agenda
11/13/2018 Committee Meeting Agenda
10/23/2018 Board Meeting Agenda
10/22/2018 Special Board Meeting Agenda
10/9/2018 Committee Workshop Agenda
9/18/2018 Board Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Minutes

11/12/2019 Committee Meeting Minutes
10/22/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
10/08/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
10/08/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
09/17/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
09/10/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
08/27/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
08/13/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
07/23/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
07/09/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
06/25/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
06/11/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
05/28/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
05/14/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
05/14/2019 Annual Board Meeting Minutes
05/14/2019 Public Hearing Meeting Minutes
04/23/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
04/09/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
03/12/2019 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
02/26/2019 Board Meeting Minutes
01/08/2019 Committee Workshop Minutes
12/18/2018 Board Meeting Minutes
12/11/2018 Committee Workshop Minutes
11/27/2018 Board Meeting Minutes
11/13/2018 Committee Meeting Minutes
10/23/2018 Board Minutes
10/09/2018 Committee Meeting Minutes
09/18/2018 Board Meeting Minutes
09/11/2018 Committee Meeting Minutes

Goals/Objectives

The Executive Director solicits input from the Board of Commissioners, Superintendents, and utilizes other sources such as a comprehensive assessment, surveys, etc., before determining what areas need to be focused on prior to the development of goals and objectives. Agency goals and objectives can take the form of Strategic Goals being worked on by many staff or individual goals and objectives. Goals and objectives are reviewed annually by the Board of Commissioners prior to the adoption of the Annual Budget and reviewed and updated quarterly by the Department Heads. The Executive Director reports the status of all goals to the Board of Commissioners.

Goals & Objectives 2019-20
Goals & Objectives 2018-19
Goals & Objectives 2017-18
Goals & Objectives 2016-17

Annual Audit Reports

Under Illinois Statute (50 ILCS, Par. 310/2, et seq.) the governing body of the Bartlett Park District shall cause an audit of the accounts of the unit to be made by a licensed public accountant. Such audit shall be made annually and shall cover the immediately preceding fiscal year of the funds of the District. The audit shall include all of the accounts and funds of the District, including the accounts of any officer of the District who receives fees or handles funds of the District, or who spends money of the District. The audit shall begin as soon as possible after the close of the last fiscal year and shall be completed and the audit report filed with the Comptroller within six months after the close of the fiscal year.

Annual Audit Reports

Annual Audit Report 4-30-19
Annual Audit Report 4-30-18
Annual Audit Report 4-30-17
Annual Audit Report 4-30-16
Annual Audit Report 4-30-15
Annual Audit Report 4-30-14
Annual Audit Report 4-30-12

Annual Budget & Appropriation Ordinance

Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2019-20
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2018-19
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2017-18
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2016-17
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2015-16
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2014-15
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2013-14



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