The five-members of the board of park commissioners are elected by the residents of Skokie and are responsible for setting policies and procedures that best benefit the park district and community. The board adopts a budget, levies property taxes and is responsible for hiring and evaluating the executive director. In addition, the board elects a president and vice president and appoints a secretary, treasurer and attorney. Board members serve as liaisons between various community organizations and committees.
Board of Park Commissioners business
Regular Board Meetings
Regular meetings of the board are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Board Room at the Weber Leisure Center, 9300 Weber Park Place or at such other date and time the board may set.
Special meetings of the board may be held when called by the secretary at the request of the president or any two (2)commissioners. All park district business, of whatever nature or description, may be considered and disposed of at such special meeting the same as at a regular meeting.
Three commissioners shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of businesses and it shall require the affirmative vote of the majority present to carry a motion. In case there is not a quorum present on the day of a meeting, the commissioners present may adjourn the meeting until a quorum is obtained.
Ordinances and Reports to be in Writing
All ordinances, resolutions, notices, orders, reports and proceedings shall be in writing and shall be kept by the secretary in the manner set forth in the park district code.
Order of Business
The order of business at all meetings of the Board shall be as follows:
Call Meeting to Order
Pledge of Allegiance
Comments from Citizens
Approval of Consent
Approval of Minutes
Rules of Order
Roberts Rules of Order shall govern in questions of procedures in all cases.