Meetings, Agendas & Minutes

Regular Board Meetings

The Winnetka Park District Board of Commissioners meet at 5:30pm on the fourth Thursday of the month, unless otherwise noted.

Meetings dates and times are subject to change by action of the Board. Notice of such changes will be posted on this website and in the lobby of the Administrative Offices. To confirm the Board meeting location, date, and time, you may call the Administrative Office at (847) 501-2040. All meetings are open to the public, except those meetings, or portions of meetings which the Board determines to be held in private and which the law permits under the Open Meetings Act. Agendas for will be posted on the Tuesday prior to the meeting. A printable copy of the current meeting schedule is available below.

2019 Park Board Meeting Schedule (updated 3/25/19)

Committee of the Whole Meetings

The Committee of the Whole Meetings are on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30pm. The purpose of these meetings is to review and evaluate staff recommendations and supporting documentation. No formal action can be taken at the committee level. There are a few additional committees, including Audit and Stormwater, which meet as needed.

Special Meetings

Occasionally, the Board may call a special meeting to discuss a topic in greater depth or to consider a matter that requires action prior to the next regularly scheduled meeting. Notices of special meetings, including the meeting’s agenda, will be posted on our website and at the Winnetka Park District office at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Public Hearings

As a part of the planning process of a special project or issue, the Board may conduct public hearings. The purpose of these meetings is to provide residents with information on a specific topic and seek input.

Staff Role

The Executive Director, Superintendent of Finance, Superintendent of Parks, Superintendent of Recreation, Administrative Services Manager, and Marketing Brand Manager regularly attend Board and Committee meetings to discuss agenda items with the Board. Other Park District staff attend meetings at the request of the Executive Director or Park Board.

2019 Meetings

Date Meeting Agenda Packet Minutes
January 10 Board Committee Meeting
January 17 Regular Board Meeting
February 13
Board Committee Meeting
February 28 Regular Board Meeting
March 14 Board Committee Meeting
March 21 Regular Board Meeting
April 11 Board Committee Meeting
New Location – Lloyd
No Packet
April 25 Regular Board Meeting
May 9 Board Committee Meeting
May 9 Annual Meeting
May 16 Regular Board Meeting
June 20 Regular Board Meeting
July 25 Regular Board Meeting
August 22 Regular Board Meeting
September 12 Board Committee Meeting
September 26 Regular Board Meeting
October 10 Board Committee Meeting No Packet
October 24 Regular Board Meeting
November 14 Board Committee Meeting
November 21 Regular Board  Meeting
December 5 Board Committee Meeting
December 12 Regular Board Meeting

Archived Meetings

Click here to view archived meetings. Additional information regarding the agenda may be obtained from our Administrative Office, 847-501-2040.

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