Des Plaines Park District

Park Board Vacancy

Des Plaines Park Board Vacancy

Beginning May 5, 2021, at 8:30am, the Des Plaines Park District Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from Des Plaines residents who are interested in serving on the Park Board of Commissioners, to fill one vacancy for a term that expires on May 16, 2023 at the regularly scheduled Board meeting.

The Board always seeks the best-qualified candidate for Park Board Commissioner, and provides equal opportunity in a manner which does not discriminate against any person because of race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, marital, civil union or family status, physical or mental handicap, pregnancy or unfavorable discharge from military service.

Park Board Commissioners are not compensated for their services to the district per Illinois Park District Code (70 ILCS 1205/4-1).

The Park Board of Commissioners holds its regular meetings at 7:00pm on the third Tuesday of each month, and holds special meetings as necessary.

To be eligible to serve as Park Board Commissioner, a person must be a qualified elector of the Des Plaines Park District and have resided in the district for at least one year prior to appointment.

Any person who is in arrears in the payment of a tax or other indebtedness due to the Des Plaines Park District, or who has been convicted in any court located in the United States of any infamous crime, bribery, perjury, or other felony is not eligible to serve as a Park Board Commissioner.

1. Download the Application Information Packet PDF (includes the Application Form).
2. Pick up an application information packet at the front desk of the Administrative & Leisure Center, 2222 Birch Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018. (Available beginning May 5, 2021, at 8:30am.)  
Potential candidates must submit their completed application at the Administrative and Leisure Center no later than 5:00pm on Friday, June 4.

Mail or deliver to:
Des Plaines Park District
Attn: Don Miletic, Executive Director
2222 Birch Street
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Email to:
Fax to: 847-391-5707

Downloadable Forms
Park Board Application Information Packet (Complete) PDF
Park Board Application Form PDF
Park Board Vacancy Notice PDF

Administrative & Leisure Center2222 Birch Street • 847-391-5700

Golf Center Des Plaines353 N. River Road • 847-803-GOLF

Lake Park Golf Course & Marina1015 Howard Avenue • 847-391-5730

Mountain View Adventure Center510 E. Algonquin Road • 847-391-5733

Mystic Waters2025 Miner Street • 847-391-5740

Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-390-4949

Prairie Lakes Community Center515 E. Thacker Street • 847-391-5711