Board Meetings

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that the Board of Park Commissioners of the GURNEE PARK DISTRICT has established a schedule for the Regular Meetings of the Board of Park Commissioners of said District to be held during the fiscal year 2017/2018, commencing May 1, 2017. The Regular Meetings will be held at the Viking Park Community Center, Viking Park, 4374 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee, Illinois at 7:00 p.m. on the following dates:


May 16, 2017
June 20, 2017
July 18, 2017
August 15, 2017
September 19, 2017
October 17, 2017
November 21, 2017
December 19, 2017

January 14, 2018
February 20, 2018
March 20, 2018
April 17, 2018
May 15, 2018


This schedule is subject to such changes as the Board of Commissioners of the Gurnee Park District shall determine and law shall allow. Notice of such changes shall be given as required by law. All such meetings shall be open to the public, except those meetings, or portions of meetings which the Board of Commissioners of the Gurnee Park District shall determine to be held in private and which the law shall allow to be held in private.

If you have a park or program concern or suggestion, or if you would like to observe how the Park District operates, we encourage your attendance.

Commissioners


Gurnee Park District is governed by five elected commissioners who set the general policies of the District.

Jim Goshorn
President

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Jim Goshorn has been a resident of Gurnee since 1993 with his wife, Mary Beth. Jim and Mary Beth have a daughter and son, both graduates of Warren Township High School and active participants in Gurnee Park District programs.

Jim holds Bachelor and Master Degrees in Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and is professionally employed as an operations manager at AbbVie.

Jim has served on the Board of Commissioners since 2009. Prior to the elected position, Jim was a volunteer coach and participant in multiple strategic and facility planning committees.

Libby Baker
Vice President

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Libby and her husband Ted have lived in Gurnee for 22 years. They have three sons ages 22, 19 and 17, all who attend(ed) Warren High School. Libby grew up in Des Plaines, IL where she first became involved in parks and recreation through her summer job with the Des Plaines Park District as a pool attendant and summer concert assistant. She holds a BS degree in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Iowa.

Libby’s professional work experience includes positions with: Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association, Lake Forest Recreation Department, Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association, Antioch Recreation Department, Winnetka Park District and currently the Wilmette Park District.

Libby achieved Master Board Member status through the Illinois Association of Park Districts in 2014 through her regular attendance at board meetings, public awareness events, and community events; participation in educational programs; involvement in the legislative process, and volunteering at Gurnee Park District events. She has also been a member of the IAPD Program Committee since 2013.

Michelle Klemz
Secretary

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Michelle and her husband Dave have lived in Gurnee since 1997. They have two children, Ryan 18 and Kayla 16. Both currently attend Warren Township High School and have enjoyed many Park District camps and classes as well as volunteering for Park District events and summer camps.

Before being appointed to the Board of Commissioners in 2010 and elected in 2011, Michelle was a member of the HCPCC Advisory Committee and a Strategic Planning committee as a community representative. Michelle obtained a BS from the University of Michigan and an MBA from DePaul University. She has worked for over 20 years at Abbott/Abbvie in Clinical Supply Project Management and Clinical Drug Development.

Michelle has enjoyed her time as a Gurnee Park District Board member guiding and supporting the continued growth and sustainability of this Gold Medal winning Park District!

Vicki Paddock
Commissioner

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Coming soon!

Gerald Crews
Commissioner

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Commissioner Gerry Crews was elected to the Board in April 2011. Gerry and his family have been residents of Gurnee for 25 years. He is active in community affairs such as: Gurnee Days, Exchange Club Events, and the annual Gurnee’s Relay for Life. Professionally, Gerry is a partner of JKR Financial Consultants, Ltd, a Retirement Planning Company, a Registered Representative with FSC Securities Corporation, graduate of University of Wisconsin’s CU Management School and has been in the banking, insurance and financial arena for over 30 years. He is a parishioner of St. Paul the Apostle and his younger children attend Warren Township High School.

Through the years, Gerry and his family have participated in many of the park district programs. “I am honored that the residents of Gurnee have elected me to serve as a commissioner on the Gurnee Park District Board. GPD has always provided a feeling of extended family to my wife and children through their exceptional programs and events. I look forward to bringing my passion for fiscal responsibility to future district planning and will focus on maintaining the high level of financial strength developed by my predecessors to ensure that such excellence continues to grow,” stated Crews.

Agendas and Minutes

Board Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at Viking Park, 4374 Old Grand Avenue, beginning at 7:00pm and are open to the public. If you have a park or program concern or suggestion, or if you would like to observe how the Park District operates, we encourage your attendance.

Please click on the below links to view the Agendas and Minutes from Past Board of Commissioners meetings

January 17, 2017        Regular Meeting           Agenda    Minutes
February 21, 2017      Regular Meeting           Agenda    Minutes
March 21, 2017
           Regular Meeting          Agenda    Minutes
April 18, 2017              Regular Meeting          Agenda    Minutes
May 16, 2017               Regular Meeting          Agenda
May 16, 2017              Budget Hearing            Agenda
May 16, 2017              Special Meeting           Agenda
June 20, 2017             Regular Meeting          Agenda

January 19, 2016         Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes      
February 16, 2016       Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes 
March 15, 2016            Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes
April 19, 2016              Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes
May 17, 2016               Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes
May 17, 2016               Budget Hearing          Agenda      Minutes     Budget Hearing
May 18, 2016               Special Meeting          Agenda      Minutes
June 21, 2016              Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes
July 19, 2016               Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes
August 16, 2016          Regular Meeting         Agenda      Minutes
September 20, 2016    Regular Meeting         Agenda     Minutes
October 18, 2016        Regular Meeting          Agenda     Minutes
November 15, 2016    Regular Meeting          Agenda     Minutes     Truth in Taxation
December 20, 2016    Regular Meeting          Agenda     Minutes

January 20, 2015        Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes  
February 17, 2015      Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes
March 17, 2015           Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes
April 14, 2015             Special Meeting                                    Agenda      Minutes
May 19, 2015              Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes
May 19, 2015              Special Meeting                                    Agenda      Minutes
May 19, 2015              Budget & Appropriation                         Agenda      Minutes
June 16, 2015             Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes
July 21, 2015              Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes
August 18, 2015         Regular Meeting                                    Agenda      Minutes
September 22, 2015   Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes
October 20, 2015        Regular Meeting                                   Agenda      Minutes
November 17, 2015    Truth in Taxation                                  Agenda      Minutes     
December 15, 2015    Regular Meeting                                    Agenda     Minutes



January 21, 2014        Regular Meeting                  Agenda      Minutes
February 18, 2014      Regular Meeting                  Agenda      Minutes
March 18, 2014           Regular Meeting                  Agenda      Minutes
April 15, 2014            Regular Meeting                   Agenda      Minutes
May 20, 2014             Budget Hearing                    Agenda      Minutes
May 20, 2014             Regular Meeting                   Agenda      Minutes
June 17, 2014            Regular Meeting                   Agenda      Minutes
July 15, 2014             Regular Meeting                   Agenda      Minutes
July 22, 2014             Special Board Meeting          Agenda      Minutes
August 19, 2014        Regular Meeting                   Agenda      Minutes
September 16, 2014  Regular Meeting                   Agenda      Minutes
September 16, 2014  Special Board Meeting          Agenda      Minutes
October 21, 2014       Regular Meeting                   Agenda      Minutes
November 18, 2014    Regular Meeting                  Agenda      Minutes
November 18, 2014   Truth In Taxation                 Agenda      Minutes
December 16, 2014    Regular Meeting                  Agenda      Minutes

January 15, 2013         Regular Meeting                 Agenda       Minutes
February 19, 2013       Regular Meeting                 Agenda       Minutes
March 19, 2013            Regular Meeting                 Agenda       Minutes             
April 16, 2013              Regular Meeting                 Agenda       Minutes
May 21, 2013               Regular Meeting                 Agenda       Minutes             
May 21, 2013               Budget & Appropriation       Agenda       Minutes
May 21, 2013               Special Meeting                  Agenda       Minutes
June 11, 2013              Special Meeting                  Agenda       Minutes
June 18, 2013              Regular Meeting                 Agenda       Minutes
July 16,2013                Regular Meeting                 Agenda        Minutes
July 23, 2013               Park Tour                          Agenda
August 20, 2013          Regular Meeting                 Agenda        Minutes
September 17, 2013    Regular Meeting                Agenda        Minutes
October 1, 2013          Special Meeting                  Agenda       Minutes
October 15, 2013        Regular Meeting                 Agenda        Minutes
October 21, 2013        Special Meeting                  Agenda        Minutes     
November 19, 2013    Truth In Taxation               Agenda        Minutes  
December 17, 2013     Regular Meeting                Agenda        Minutes

January 17, 2012        Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes               
February 21, 2012  
    Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
March 20. 2012          
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
April 17, 2012            
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
May 15, 2012              
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes    
May 15, 2012              Budget & Appropriation      Agenda         Minutes
June 19, 2012            
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
July 17,2012  
            Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
July 24, 2012              Park Tour                          Agenda
August 21, 2012         Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
September 18, 2012  
Regular Meeting                 Agenda        Minutes
October 16, 2012       
Regular Meeting                 Agenda        Minutes
November 20, 2012   
Tax Levy Hearing                Agenda        Minutes
December 18, 2012   
Regular Meeting                  Agenda        Minutes
 

January 18, 2011        Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes               
February 15, 2011  
    Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
March 15. 2011          
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
April 19, 2011            
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
May 17, 2011             
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
May 17, 2011             
Budget & Appropriation       Agenda         Minutes
May 17,
2011              Special Meeting                  Agenda         Minutes
June 21, 2011            
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
June 21, 2011            
Special Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
July 19,2011 
             Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
August 16, 2011         Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
August 24, 2011        
Special Meeting                  Agenda         Minutes
September 20, 2011 
Regular Meeting                  Agenda         Minutes
October 18, 2011      
Regular Meeting                  Agenda        Minutes
November 15, 2011  
Tax Levy Hearing                Agenda        Minutes
December 20, 2011  
Regular Meeting                  Agenda        Minutes

January 19, 2010        Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes               
February 16, 2010  
    Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
March 16. 2010          
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
April 20, 2010            
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
May 18, 2010             
Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
May 18, 2010             
Budget & Appropriation       Agenda         Minutes
June 15, 2010             Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
July 20,2010               Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
August 3, 2010           Park Tour                          Agenda
August 17, 2010         Regular Meeting                 Agenda         Minutes
September 21, 2010  Regular Meeting                  Agenda         Minutes           ADA Audit & Transition Plan      
October 19, 2010      
Regular Meeting                  Agenda         Minutes
November 16, 2010  
Regular Meeting                  Agenda         Minutes
December 21, 2010  
Regular Meeting                  Agenda         Minutes