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Park Board Meetings

The Board of Trustees meet twice a month for their Committee Meetings and then for the regular monthly Board Meeting.  These meetings take place at 5:30pm. Committee Meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month and regular Board Meetings on the third Wednesday of each month.

Meetings are traditionally held at Bunn Administration offices unless otherwise posted in the schedule and on the agenda.  Bunn Administrative Office:  2500 S. 11th Street, Springfield, IL 62703 (Just inside Bunn Golf Course property)

Meeting Agendas

Agendas for the upcoming Park Board meeting will be posted here monthly. Agendas are typically available a couple of days before the board meeting. For an advanced copy of the agenda please call 217-544-1751 ext. 1004

COMMITTEE MEETING NOTICE: 
Wednesday, February 8th, 2023 at 5:30pm

COMMITTEE AGENDA 


BOARD MEETING NOTICE: 
Wednesday, February 15th, 2023 at 5:30pm

BOARD AGENDA

Committee Meeting Info

About Committees

The Park Board hosts six Committees that focus on a variety of areas of oversite within the Park District operations.  These committees are led by a Chair and two-three additional Board Trustees.  A full list of those Committees and their scope are below:

Finance & Human Resources -

Chair:  C.J. Metcalf                 Members:  Kris Theilen, Nancy Eck and Mallory Beck

Scope/Description: Oversight includes annual budget and appropriation ordinance, annual operation and capital budget, purchasing and insurance, tax rate/levy, statement of claims, approval of banking, financial, insurance, and related larger vendors/suppliers.

Long Range Planning -

Chair:  Kris Theilen                 Members:  C.J. Metcalf and Nancy Eck

Scope/Description:  Oversight includes the development and implementation of a long-range comprehensive master plan for the redevelopment of existing parks and amenities, acquisition and development of newly acquired green space, plans for green space initiatives in the community, and related matters relating to long-range goals of District.

Grants & Marketing -

Chair:  Lisa Badger                  Members:  Nancy Eck and Kris Theilen

Scope/Description:  Oversight includes review and approval of grant applications (especially for matching resources – OSLAD) on an annual or as-needed basis, and planning for development campaigns to benefit the parks and recreation needs of the community.  This Committee will also oversee the District’s marketing/promotion plan.

Buildings & Concessions -

Chair:  N/A                              Members:  Lisa Badger, C. J. Metcalf and Mallory Beck

Scope/Description:  Oversight includes approval of professional service agreements with Architectural, Landscape, Engineering, and related professionals, structures, sports fields, concession areas, and related structures in parks, concession, rental and related agreements by third-party groups and/or individuals including requests of alcohol sales and distribution approval and related matters.

Recreation -

Chair:  Mallory Beck                Members:  Kris Theilen, CJ Metcalf and Lisa Badger

Scope/Description: Oversight includes review and approval of annual event & program plans, newly created program/event plans, promotion plans, revenue-producing facilities and services (i.e. golf), fees, and charges for services.

Liaison -

Chair:  Nancy Eck                    Members:  Mallory Beck and Lisa Badger

Scope/Description:  Oversight includes outreach initiatives to public organizations, clubs, organizations, and related or potential user groups (third parties) through intergovernmental agreements, and cooperation agreements (private for-profit and not-for-profit) that benefit the parks and recreation needs of the Community.

Committee Meeting Schedule

MONTHDATETIMELOCATIONADDRESS
January11, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
February8, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
March8, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
April12, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
May10, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
June14, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
July12, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
August9, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
September13, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
October11, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
November8, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
December13, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703

Board Meeting Info

The Park Board hosts six Committees that focus on a variety of areas of oversite within the Park District operations.  These committees are led by a Chair and two-three additional Board Trustees.  A full list of those Committees and their scope are below:

Board Meeting Schedule

MONTHDATETIMELOCATIONADDRESS
January18, 20235:30 pmLincoln Park Pavilion1601 N 5th St, Springfield IL 62702
February15, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
March15, 20235:30 pmLincoln Greens Golf Course700 E Lake Shore Dr, Springfield IL 62712
April19, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
May17, 20235:30 pmHenson Robinson Zoo1100 E Lake Shore Dr, Springfield IL 62712
June21, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
July19, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
August16, 20235:30 pmRobin Roberts Stadium1415 N Grand Ave, Springfield IL 62702
September20, 20235:30 pmPark Police Headquarters1508 W Fayette Ave, Springfield IL 62704
October18, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703
November15, 20235:30 pmFranklin Room1601 N 5th St, Springfield IL 62702
December20, 20235:30 pmBunn Admin2500 S 11th St, Springfield IL 62703

Board Minutes

At the completion of each month's Board Meeting, once approved, the Agenda, Meeting Recording and Meeting Minutes are filed below:

2023

MONTH

MEETING

AGENDA

RECORDING

MINUTES

January 11th

Committee Meeting

January 18th

Board Meeting

2022

MONTH

MEETING

AGENDA

RECORDING

MINUTES

December 14th

Committee Meeting

December 21st

Board Meeting

November 9th

Committee Meeting

November 16th

Board Meeting

October 12th

Committee Meeting

October 19th

Board Meeting

September 14th

Committee Meeting

September 14th

Public Hearing

September 21st

Board Meeting

August 10th

Committee Meeting

August 17th

Board Meeting

July 13th

Committee Meeting

July 13th

Special Board Meeting

July 20th

Board Meeting

June 8th

Committee Meeting

June 15th

Board Meeting

June 22nd

Special Board Meeting

May 11th

Committee Meeting

May 18th

Board Meeting

May 18th

Public Hearing

April 13th

Committee Meeting

April 20th

Board Meeting

March 9th

Committee Meeting

March 9th

Public Hearing Meeting

March 16th

Board Meeting

March 16th

Public Hearing

March 23rd

Board Retreat

February 9th

Committee Meeting

February 16th

Board Meeting

February 28th

Board Retreat

January 12th

Committee Meeting

January 19th

Board Meeting

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