Doug Bodeen Board Secretary
Joe Woulf Board Commissioner
Nate Vorac Vice President
Caryn Vandersnick President
Kathleen Repass Commissioner
The act reads “Pursuant to the fundamental philosophy of the American constitutional form of government, it is declared to be the public policy of the state of Illinois that all persons are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts and policies of those who represent them as public officials and public employees.”
Requests for inspection or copying of public records shall be made in writing and directed to the Geneseo Park District. Written requests may be submitted to a public body via personal delivery, mail, email, telefax, or other means available to the District. The public body may honor oral requests for inspection or copying. A public body may not require that a request is submitted on a standard form or require the requester to specify the purpose for a request, except to determine whether the records are requested for a commercial purpose or whether to grant a request for a fee waiver. All requests for inspection and copying received by a public body shall immediately be forwarded to its FOIA officer or designee.
In compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, the Geneseo Park District’s freedom of information officer is Executive Director, Andy Thurman. Mr. Thurman is also the open meetings act officer.
Record Requests may be sent to:
Andy Thurman, Executive Director
Geneseo Park District
541 E North Street, Geneseo IL 61254
The staff prepared and the board approved a balanced budget for the 2018 fiscal year. Revenues are projected at $3,952,700 and expenses at $3,945,200. Staff continues to work towards increasing the amount of projected revenues received from fees and charges. The majority of revenues and expenses occur in the recreational fund.
Please refer to the graphs for a breakdown of revenues and expenses by category along with an expense summary by fund. For further details please view the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance and Certificate of Estimate of Revenue.
The Geneseo Park District completes a comprehensive financial audit annually.
The Geneseo Park District Finance Department received the CAFR Award for the seventh consecutive year. >>READ MORE
The park district is required by PA-97-0609 to disclose a list of employees expected to receive compensation greater than $150,000 six days prior to approval of its annual budget. Within 6 business days after approving the annual budget, the Park District is required to provide a list of all employees that are expected to receive compensation of greater than $75,000.
Compensation includes salary, the cost of all employer provided health insurance programs, bonuses and any other form of compensation.
Any individual wanting a list of the aforementioned employees may request a copy by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (309) 944-5695 and asking for Paula Verbeck.
The Goals of the Geneseo Park District are designed to enhance our business operation and better deliver important recreational services to our community as well as working towards the 5-year Strategic Plan.
Recreation accessibility consultants conducted an audit of the Geneseo Park District’s parks and facilities and its compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The primary goal of the ADA is to provide the community with equal access to Geneseo Park District facilities and services.
Using the results of the audit, an ADA transition plan was created. You can find a summary of the plan at the front desk of the Geneseo Community Center.
ADA transition Plan Summary. If you have any questions regarding the ADA transition plan, please contact Scott.
BOARD MEETING SCHEDULE
The following is a schedule of Geneseo Park District regular board meetings. Meetings will be held in the Poolside Room of the Aquatic Center.
DATE | TIME | PLACE
January 9, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 541 E. North St.
February 13, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 541 E. North St.
March 13, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
April 10, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
May 8, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
June 12, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
July 10, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
August 14, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
September 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
October 9, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
November 13, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
December 11, 2018 | 6:30 pm | 501 E. North St.
The Geneseo Park District Tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2018 and ending December 31, 2018 is available for public inspection at the Geneseo Park District Office located at 541 East North Street, Geneseo, Illinois, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. There will be a public hearing as to the Budget and Appropriation Ordinance on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at the Park Districts’ Poolside Room, 501 East North Street, Geneseo, Illinois, at the hour of 6:30 p.m.
Doug Bodeen, Secretary
GENESEO PARK DISTRICT
PREVAILING WAGE DETERMINATION
GENESEO PARK DISTRICT, HENRY COUNTY, ILLINOIS
PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that in accordance with Illinois Statute 820 ILCS 130/12 the Board of Commissioners of the Geneseo Park District, Henry County, Illinois, approved Ordinance #2018-152 effective June 12, 2018, determining the prevailing wage rate to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers performing construction of public works for the Geneseo Park District is hereby ascertained to be the same as the prevailing rate of wages for construction work in Henry County as determined by the Illinois Department of Labor as of September 1, 2017.
A copy of the Ordinance and the Department of Labor determination is available for inspection by any interested party by clicking here and at the Geneseo Park District Office, 541 East North Street, Geneseo, IL 61254 during regular business hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday through Friday except for holidays.
Dated this 12th day of June, 2018
Doug Bodeen, Secretary
Geneseo Park District
Public Notice of Special Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners of the Geneseo Park District, Geneseo, Illinois
Public Notice is hereby given that the Board of Park Commissioners of the Geneseo Park District, Geneseo, Illinois (the “Park Board”) will hold a Special Meeting of the Park Board on the 17th day of October 2018, at 7:00 am, in the Poolside Room at the John and Carla Edwards Aquatic Center, 501 E North Street, Geneseo, Illinois.
The Agenda for the Meeting is as follows:
1. Roll Call
2. Resolution #2018-28 A resolution approving and authorizing the sale of excess personal property of the Geneseo Park District
Dated the 10th day of October 2018.
Doug Bodeen, Secretary, Board of Park Commissioners,
Geneseo Park District, Geneseo, Illinois
Two Geneseo Park District Park Commissioner Seats Up For Election:
Petitions for the April 2, 2019, consolidated election of two of the five Park Commissioners of the Geneseo Park District may be circulated for signatures beginning September 18, 2018. All terms are for four years. Nomination papers are available at the Park District Office, 541 East North Street, Geneseo, Illinois. Candidates must be a qualified voter and reside within the Geneseo Park District. Petitions must have at least 25 signatures of qualified voters of the Geneseo Park District. The period for filing nominating papers will be December 10 – 17, 2018. Petitions are to be filed at the Park District office between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Monday through Friday with Jodie Olson.
September 10, 2018
The Geneseo Park District’s Central Theater offers assistive listening devices at no additional charge. >>Tell Me More
August 27, 2018
The Geneseo Community Center Gym begins second phase of updates. >>Tell Me More
July 2, 2018
The Geneseo Community Center Gym new floor installation will begin in July. >>Tell Me More
June 4, 2018
The Geneseo Park District is excited to announce the addition of FREE Field Games at the Athletic Field. >>Tell Me More
May 25, 2018
The Geneseo Park District invites qualified Independent Certified Public Accountants licensed in the State of Illinois to submit proposals for auditing services for the fiscal years ending December 31, 2018 through 2020. Please click Request for Proposal of Auditing Services for complete details.
May 7, 2018
The Geneseo Park District, with assistance from a $125,000 grant from the Geneseo Foundation, will be completing updates to the main gymnasium at the Geneseo Community Center this summer. >>Tell Me More
January 22, 2018
The Geneseo Park District is pleased to announce we have received the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA)’s accreditation award for the 7th year in a row. >>Tell Me More
January 22, 2018
The Geneseo Park District is excited to announce the John & Carla Edwards Aquatic Center received the Illinois Park & Recreation Association Outstanding Facility & Park Award. >>Tell Me More
January 15, 2018
The Geneseo Park District Finance Department received the CAFR Award fo the seventh consecutive year.>>Tell Me More
October 19, 2017
The Geneseo Park District has recently been informed that on Wednesday October 18, 2017 an employee of the Geneseo Park District was...>>Tell Me More
The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts are CLOSED for the Annual Geneseo Park District Foundation Parktoberfest starting 8am October 18th until Noon on October 21st.
The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts will reopen Noon on Sunday October 21st.
Bring your child to Anderson Memorial Park (located at 316 East Main Street) to enjoy seasonal stories and marshmallows around a cozy campfire.
The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts are CLOSED for the Annual Geneseo Park District Foundation Parktoberfest starting 8am October 18th until Noon on October 21st. The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts will reopen Noon on Sunday October 21st.