Des Plaines Park District

Park Board Vacancy

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Des Plaines Park Board Vacancy


Posted May 22, 2019

The Des Plaines Park District Board of Commissioners is accepting applications from Des Plaines residents, interested in serving on the Park Board of Commissioners to fill one vacancy, for a term expiring on May 18, 2021, at the regularly scheduled Board meeting.

The Board is seeking 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.

Application packets for the current vacant Park Board Commissioner seat are available as of May 22, 2019.

1. Download the Application Packet  PDF  CLICK HERE    (Click HERE for just the application form PDF)
2. Pick up an application packet at the front desk of the park district’s Administrative & Leisure Center, 2222 Birch Street, Des Plaines, IL 60018.
Potential candidates must submit their completed application no later than 5:00pm on Friday, June 28, 2019.

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