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The Fox Valley Park District is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, which approves all policy and financial decisions, and also appoints the Executive Director, along with the Park District attorney and auditors.

In 2017 – for the first time in the Park District’s 70-year history – residents took to the voting booth to elect seven commissioners from three two-member districts, and one commissioner at large. View map of representative districts. Previously, all board members were appointed by the Kane County Board chairman.

By lottery, four commissioners were selected to serve four-year terms, with three commissioners to serve a two-year term with four-year terms thereafter, if re-elected. Elections for Fox Valley Park District commissioners will be held on the first Tuesday in April of odd-numbered years, beginning in 2019, as part of the consolidated general election.


Chuck Anderson
President
District 1
Term expires April 2021
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Holly Scholz
Vice-President
District 3
Term expires April 2021
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Theodia Gillespie
Commissioner
At-Large
Term expires April 2019
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Jerry Butler
Commissioner
District 2
Term expires April 2019
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Mary Anne Cummings
Commissioner
District 2
Term expires April 2021
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Matt Hicks
Commissioner
District 1
Term expires April 2019
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Cynthia Penne
Commissioner
District 3
Term expires April 2019
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The Fox Valley Park District Board of Commissioners meets the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Prisco Community Center, 150 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora, unless otherwise noted, and in accordance with the Open Meetings Act. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. Agendas and board packets are posted here and available publicly on the Thursday before each month’s meeting.



  • Public Comment Procedure
  • Public Comment Procedure

    Public Comment

    The Fox Valley Park District encourages public involvement and provides an opportunity for comment at regular business meetings.  However, board meetings are conducted for the purpose of carrying on the business of the District and, therefore, are not public meetings but meetings held in public.

    Additionally, the Board of Commissioners is not required to respond to your remarks during the course of the meeting.

    Procedure

    Speakers are requested to sign-in at the entrance of the meeting room and complete a public comment sign-up sheet.  The Board President will open public comment at the appropriate time as indicated on the meeting agenda.

    The Fox Valley Park District Board of Commissioners will allow 3 minutes for each speaker, with a maximum of 15 minutes of public comment at each meeting.  When the Board President calls your name, please approach the podium and state your full name before addressing the Board of Commissioners with the item of interest to you.  Your comments should not be directed at a single Commissioner, staff member, or any other individual.  You will be notified when 30 seconds are remaining and again when the 3-minute period has expired.

    January 14, 2019

    February 11, 2019

    March 11, 2019

    April 8, 2019

    May 6, 2019-Ratification of Election Returns

    May 6, 2019-Election of Officers and Ratification of Rules, Policies and Calendar 6:30PM

    January 8, 2018: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6pm / Prisco Community Center

    February 12, 2018

    March 12, 2018 at Eola Community Center

    April 9, 2018

    May 14, 2018

    June 11, 2018

    July 16, 2018 (One week later due to Independence Day holiday)

    July 30, 2018 – Special Meeting at Orchard’s Restaurant 8:00AM

    August 6, 2018 – CANCELED

    September 10, 2018

    October 13, 2018-Budget Workshop at Prisco Community Center 9:00AM

    October 15, 2018 (One week later due to Columbus Day)-RESCHEDULED TO OCTOBER 13, 2018 AT PRISCO COMMUNITY CENTER IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE BUDGET WORKSHOP

    November 19, 2018 – Budget and Appropriation Public Hearing

    November 19, 2018 (One week later due to Veterans Day)

    December 10, 2018

    December 27, 2017: Special Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    December 14, 2017: Special Meeting / 6 p.m. / Cole Administration Center (101 W. Illinois Ave.)

    December 11, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    December 5, 2017: Special Meeting / 8 a.m. / Cole Administration Center (101 W. Illinois Ave.)

    November 20, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    November 1, 2017: Special Meeting / 5 p.m. / Cole Administration Center (101 W. Illinois Ave.)

    October 16, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    September 30, 2017: Special Board Meeting / 9 a.m. / Cole Center

    September 25, 2017: Special Meeting of the Finance Committee / 5 p.m. / Cole Center

    September 11, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Eola Community Center

    August 14, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    July 17, 2017: Special Board Meeting / 8 a.m. / Orchard Valley Golf Course

    July 10, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    June 12, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    May 8, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    May 1, 2017: Special Meeting/Certification of Election Results / 6 p.m. / Prisco  Center

    May 1, 2017: Special Meeting/Election of Officers and Ratification of Rules, Policies and Calendar / 6:30 p.m. / Prisco Center

    April 10, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    March 13, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m./ Prisco Center

    February 22, 2017: Special Meeting/Board Planning Retreat

    February 13, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    January 9, 2017: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    January 11, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    February 8, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    March 14, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    March 29, 2016: Special Meeting/Board Retreat Workshop

    April 11, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    May 9, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    June 13, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    July 11, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    August 8, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    August 10, 2016: Special Meeting / 6:30 p.m., / Prisco Center

    August 15, 2016: Special Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    September 12, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    October 17, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    November 14, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    December 12, 2016: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    2015 Board Meetings

    Jan. 7, 2015: Special Meeting to approve the inter-governmental agreement between the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Village of North Aurora and the Fox Valley Park District for the North Aurora Dam Removal Project / 3:30 p.m. / Cole Center / 101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora

    Jan. 12, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    Feb. 9, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    Feb. 28, 2015: Special Meeting — Budget Workshop / 9 a.m. / Cole Center, 101 W. Illinois Ave.

    March 9, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    March 24, 2015: Special Meeting Agenda / 5 p.m. / Cole Center

    April 6, 2015: Committee of The Whole / 6 p.m. / Cole Center

    April 13, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    May 4, 2015: Committee of The Whole / 6 p.m. / Cole Center

    May 11, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Center

    June 1, 2015: Committee of The Whole / 6 p.m. / Cole Center

    June 8, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Vaughan Athletic Center

    July 13, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Community Center

    August 17, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Eola Community Center

    September 2, 2015: Special Meeting / 6 p.m. / Cole Center Administrative Office

    September 21, 2015: Public Hearing / 6 p.m. / Prisco Community Center

    September 21, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m./ Prisco Community Center

    October 19, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Community Center

    November 9, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Community Center

    December 11, 2015: Special Meeting / 2 p.m. / Cole Center Administrative Office

    December 14, 2015: Regular Monthly Meeting / 6 p.m. / Prisco Community Center


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