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

Terms of Office

2023 Consolidated Election

Nomination Information Packets Available for Prospective Board Candidates

Anyone who would like to run for Bartlett Park District Board of Commissioner position in the April 4th, 2023 consolidated election may pick up an informational packet at the Thomas C. White Administration Building, 696 W. Stearns Road, during regular business hours. Two commissioners to be elected for 6 year terms.

Candidates seeking election may circulate nominating petitions beginning September 20th, 2022. Complete petitions must be filed at the Thomas C. White Administration building during the filing period, December 12th through December 19th, 2022.

For more information about serving on a Park Board please click here.

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

Policy 6.10 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Comprehensive Plan

Bartlett Comprehensive Plan 2015

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 2022-2023
*On Tuesday December 13th at 7:30PM a public hearing will be held for the proposed 2022 tax levy. The regular committee workshop will follow the public hearing.

Board Meeting Agendas

11/22/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
11/08/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
10/25/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
10/11/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
09/27/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
09/13/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
09/07/2022 Special Board Meeting Agenda
08/23/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
08/09/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
07/26/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
07/12/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
06/28/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
06/14/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
05/24/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
05/10/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
05/10/2022 Annual Board Meeting Agenda
05/10/2022 Public Hearing Agenda
04/26/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
04/12/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
03/22/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
03/08/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
02/22/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
02/8/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
01/25/2022 Board Meeting Agenda
01/11/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
12/21/2021 Board Meeting Agenda
12/14/2021 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda
11/23/2021 Board Meeting Agenda
11/09/2021 Committee Workshop Meeting Agenda

Board Meeting Minutes

11/08/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
10/25/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
10/11/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
09/27/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
09/13/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
08/23/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
08/09/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
07/26/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
07/12/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
06/28/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
06/14/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
05/24/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
05/10/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
05/10/2022 Annual Meeting Minutes
05/10/2022 Public Hearing Minutes
04/26/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
04/12/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
03/22/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
03/08/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
02/22/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
02/08/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
01/25/2022 Board Meeting Minutes
01/11/2022 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
12/21/2021 Board Meeting Minutes
12/14/2021 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
11/23/2021 Board Meeting Minutes
11/09/2021 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
10/26/2021 Board Meeting Minutes
10/12/2021 Committee Workshop Meeting Minutes
09/28/2021 Board 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 2022-23
Goals & Objectives 2021-22
Goals & Objectives 2020-21
Goals & Objectives 2019-20
Goals & Objectives 2018-19
Goals & Objectives 2017-18
Goals & Objectives 2016-17

 

Strategic Plans

2021 Strategic Plan
Strategic Goals 2022-2023
Strategic Plan Report – Golf Operations
Strategic Plan Report – Technology
Strategic Plan Report – Synthetic Athletic Fields
Strategic Plan Report – Facility Improvements
Strategic Plan Report – Marketing
Strategic Plan Report – Recreation Programs and Services
Strategic Goals 2021-2022

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 4-30-22
Annual Audit Report 4-30-21
Annual Audit Report 4-30-20
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 2022-23
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2021-22
Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Related Documents for Fiscal Year 2020-21
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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