Meetings, Agendas & Minutes

Regular Board Meetings

The Winnetka Park District Board of Commissioners meet at 6:00pm 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.

2020 Park Board Meeting Schedule (updated 10/26/2020)

Committee of the Whole Meetings

The Committee of the Whole Meetings are on the second Thursday of the month at 6:00pm. 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, Executive Assistant, 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.

2020 Meetings

Date Meeting Agenda Packet Minutes
Jan.  9 Regular Board Meeting
Jan.  16 Regular Board Meeting
Feb.  6 Regular Board Meeting
Feb. 20 Special Board Meeting
Feb.  27 Regular Board Meeting
Mar.  12 Board Committee Meeting
Mar.  19 Regular Board Meeting – Cancelled
Apr.  2 Regular Board Meeting
Apr.  23 Regular Board Meeting
May  14 Board Committee Meeting
May  21 Regular Board Meeting &Annual Meeting

May 28 Special Board Meeting
June 11 Public Hearing – BINA
June 11 Public Hearing – Grant
June 11 Special Board Meeting
Jun.  18 Board Committee Meeting &
Regular Board Meeting
July 9 Special Board Meeting
July 23 Board Committee Meeting &
Regular Board Meeting
Aug. 21 Special Board Meeting
Aug.  27 Board Committee Meeting &
Regular Board Meeting
Sept. 10 Board Committee Meeting
Sept. 24 Regular Board Meeting
Sept. 29 Public Hearing – Conveyance of Real Property No Packet
Sept. 30 Special Board Meeting No Packet
Oct.  8 Board Committee Meeting No Packet
Oct.  22 Regular Board Meeting
Oct.  28 Special Board Meeting
Nov.  12 Board Committee Meeting
Nov.  19 Regular Board  Meeting
Dec.  10 Board Committee Meeting
Dec.  17 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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