Park Board of Commissioners
Policy-making and legislative authority are vested in the St. Charles Park Board, which consists of seven commissioners. The Board is elected on a nonpartisan, at large basis. Commissioners are elected to four-year terms. This governing body is responsible for, among other things, passing ordinances, adopting the budget, appointing committees, and hiring the Park District Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for carrying out the policies and ordinances of the Board, for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Park District, and for appointing the heads of the Park District’s departments.
Meet the Board
Three Seats Open for Park Board in 2023 Consolidated Election
Three seats will be open for candidates seeking election to the office of Commissioner of the St. Charles Park District Board at the Consolidated Election on April 4, 2023. Candidate materials are available beginning September 6, 2022, at Baker Community Center, located at 101 South Second Street, St. Charles, Illinois, during normal business hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., excluding holidays. Candidates may begin circulating petitions September 20, 2022. Petitions should be filed with Board Secretary Peggy McCarthy at Baker Community Center, 101 South Second Street, St. Charles, Illinois, between December 12, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. and December 19, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Park board commissioners do not receive any compensation and serve four-year terms. Commissioners are expected to serve on committees and attend a minimum of two to three meetings each month. In addition, commissioners are assigned to represent the Park District as liaisons to various not-for-profit groups and organizations. Candidates who seek office are urged to consult with an attorney on specific questions they might have. Information is also available online at www.elections.il.gov or by calling the State Board of Elections at 217-782-4141.
To contact the Park Board, please direct mail to: 101 S. Second Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 or email: email@example.com.
Meetings, Agendas & Minutes
The St. Charles Park Board meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Unless otherwise published, Park Board meetings are held in the board room at:
Pottawatomie Community Center
8 North Avenue, St. Charles, IL
The public is invited to attend. If you would prefer to address the Board remotely, you may send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org before 5:30pm the day of the meeting.
For the current Park Board Meeting Calendar: click here
Park District Legislators
Illinois State Senator: Donald P. DeWitte, District 33
Illinois State Representative: Dan Ugaste, District 65
Illinois State Representative: Maura Hirshhauer, District 49
US House Representative: Lauren Underwood, District 14