The Winnetka Park District and Village of Winnetka have negotiated two intergovernmental agreements (IGAs) authorizing the Village to utilize the Skokie Playfields and Crow Island Woods properties for stormwater storage, conveyance and water quality improvements in order to address long-standing and serious flooding in western and southwestern Winnetka.
The Skokie Playfields IGA was approved by the Park District Board on Thursday, February 20, 2020.
The portions of the Skokie Playfield property to be used include the 18-hole golf course, the par 3 golf course, and Little Duke field. As part of the agreement, the Park District will realize stormwater and drainage improvements on the property, including on the golf course. For detailed information, view the documents below.
Crow Island Playfields
The Crow Island Woods IGA was approved by the Park District Board on Thursday, February 27, 2020.
This agreement includes an underground storage tank located under both the Crow Island Woods and Crow Island School properties. The majority of the tank is located under the Crow Island School property. An underground pipe will be installed across Crow Island Woods from the tank to Euclid Avenue for conveyance. The storage tank and conveyance are located outside the Oak savanna/wooded area.