Board of Commissioners
The Commissioners are elected by Park District residents to serve staggered terms without compensation. They are responsible for developing policies, which provide direction for the operation of the parks, facilities, and recreation programs. The Board also hires the Executive Director who in turn, hires the staff which manages the various departments of the Park District. The Board of Commissioners meets on the fourth Monday of each month at the Inwood Athletic Club, 3000 West Jefferson Street, at 5:00 pm. The public is invited to attend.
Teri Talarico, Executive Assistant
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Secretary to the Board/Executive Director
2017 MEETINGSRegular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.Time: 5:00
Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room
January 23 Agenda Minutes February 27 Agenda Minutes March 27 Agenda Minutes April 24 Agenda Minutes May 22 Agenda Minutes **June 19 Agenda Minutes July 24 Agenda August 28 Agenda September 18 Agenda October 23 **November 20 **December 18
January 9 Agenda Cancelled January 30 Agenda Minutes April 27 Agenda Minutes May 10 Agenda Minutes May 24 Agenda Minutes June 13 Agenda Minutes July 31 Agenda
*January 17 (Tuesday) Cancelled *February 21 (Tuesday) Cancelled March 20 Cancelled April 17 Cancelled May 15 Cancelled June 12 Cancelled July 17 Cancelled August 21 Cancelled September 18 Cancelled October 16 November 13 December 11
* Work Session held on the third Tuesday due to holiday conflict on the third Monday.
** Regular Meeting held on the third Monday, due to holiday or event conflict on the fourth Monday (note: June meeting changed because of Taste of Joliet).
2016 MEETINGSRegular meetings are conducted at the Inwood Athletic Club Board Room, 3000 W. Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL. All meetings begin at 5:00pm, and the public is welcome to attend Park Board meetings. "Opportunity For Public To Speak" is a permanent agenda item that offers an opportunity for public comment. Meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.Time: 5:00Location: Inwood Athletic Club Board Room
Regular Meetings January 4 - Special Meeting Agenda Minutes January 20 - Special Meeting Agenda Minutes January 25 Agenda Minutes February 4 - Special Meeting Agenda Minutes February 11 - Special Meeting Agenda Minutes February 22 Agenda Minutes March 21 - Budget Meeting Agenda Minutes March 21 - Pilcher Park Meeting Agenda Minutes March 28 Agenda Minutes April 25 Agenda Minutes May 16 - Special Meeting Agenda Minutes May 23 Agenda Minutes June 20 Agenda Minutes July 25 Agenda Minutes August 22 Agenda Minutes September 19 - Work Session Agenda Minutes September 26 Agenda Minutes October 24 Agenda Minutes November 21 - Work Session Agenda Minutes November 21 Agenda Minutes December 19 - Special Meeting Agenda Minutes December 19 Agenda Minutes
January 20 - Work Session Minutes January 26 Minutes February 23 Minutes March 16 - Joint Legislative Meeting Minutes March 16 - Special Meeting Minutes March 23 Minutes April 27 Minutes May 5 - Special Meeting Minutes May 26 Minutes June 22 Minutes July 13 - Special Meeting Minutes July 14 - Special Meeting Minutes July 20 - Work Session Minutes July 27 Minutes August 18 - Special Meeting Minutes August 24 Minutes September 28 Minutes October 13 - Special Meeting Minutes October 26 Minutes November Minutes December 21 Minutes
April 4, 2017 Election
For the April 4, 2017 Election, the following is the ballot placement of candidates for three Four Year Term Park Commissioner positions and one Two Year Term Park Commissioner position. Ballot placement was determined by lottery (*filed petitions for election simultaneously) and date/time petitions were filed.
Four Year Term (Vote for not more than three)
1. *Bill Tatro
2. *Kevin Paul
3. *David J. Talarico
4. *Sue Gulas
5. *Joe Clement
6. Jim Patnoudes
Two Year Term (Vote for one)
1. Matthew J. "Matt" McGuire
2. Patricia Marcum
Questions? Please contact Tom Carstens, Executive Director, at 815.741.7275 ext. 102 or email: email@example.com