• The Rolling Meadows Park District Board of Commissioners

    BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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    Bill Cooley, President
    Year Position Started 2007
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    BCooley@rmparks.org
    (224) 764-8020
    ----Elizabeth-Small.jpg Liz Bolash, Vice President
    Year Position Started 2016
    Year Current Term Expires 2021
    LBolash@rmparks.org
    (847) 331-2429
    ----Christine-Small.jpg Christine Savino, Treasurer
    Year Position Started 2017
    Year Current Term Expires 2021
    csavino@rmparks.org
    (847) 513-4588

    Donna Bisesi, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2011
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    dbisesi@rmparks.org
    (847) 772-8412
    ----Stephanie-small.jpg Stephanie Ennis, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2019
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    sennis@rmparks.org
    (847) 903-8552

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    Emily Ford, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2019
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    eford@rmparks.org
    (847) 814-0707
    ----Kimberley-Small.jpg Kimberley Meehan, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2017
    Year Current Term Expires 2021
    kmeehan@rmparks.org
    (847) 797-9619


  • Overview

    Board of Park Commissioners Meeting

    As a separate Municipal Governing Agency, the Rolling Meadows Park District's purpose is to provide parks, facilities and recreation programs for the children and adults of the community. The Park District's policies for operation are governed by seven elected Commissioners. Board Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at Park Central, 3000 Central Road. Any person with a disability requiring a reasonable accommodation to participate in this meeting should notify the Administrative Office 72 hours in advance Monday through Friday from 8:30am - 3:30pm. 847/818-3220.

    Copies of the board minutes and current agenda may be viewed at the Rolling Meadows Library, or on the website under the Meetings tab above.

    The Illinois Association of Park Districts is a nonprofit service, research and education organization that serves park districts, forest preserves, conservation, municipal park and recreation, and special recreation agencies. The association advances these agencies, their citizen board members and professional staff in their ability to provide outstanding park and recreation opportunities, preserve natural resources and improve the quality of life for all people in Illinois. Four percent of the annual dues goes towards lobbying efforts for Parks and Recreation.


    ----distinguished_accreditation.jpgAn Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency

    The Rolling Meadows Park District has been a Distinguished Agency since 1996. The goal of the Illinois Distinguished Accreditation program is to improve the delivery of recreation services to the resident of Illinois. Accreditation is a voluntary program that uses a set of standards to evaluate and identify agencies throughout the state that provide exceptional Park and Recreation services to their community to improve their quality of life. The Illinois Association of Park Districts and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association has again recognized the Rolling Meadows Park District as an Illinois Distinguished Accredited Agency for 2014-2019.

    Mission Statement

    Provide opportunities for individual growth and community connections through parks and recreation.

    Vision Statement

    To inspire our community to live happier and healthier lives by providing exceptional opportunities to play, learn and grow.

    Values

    • Fun: Providing enjoyable experiences in the workplace and community.
    • Accountability: High standards of performance,ethics, efficiency, and fiscal responsibility.
    • Community: Aligning services and programs with needs while growing connections with residents.
    • Empathy: Providing a safe, cooperative, inclusive atmosphere for all.


    Freedom of Information Act Requests

    Requests for information should be directed to the Freedom of Information Act, (FOIA), Officer(s) of the district. The current designated FOIA Officer(s) are:

    Mr. Kevin Romejko
    Executive Director
    KRomejko@rmparks.org

    Mr. Tim Klier
    Superintendent of Finance & HR
    TKlier@rmparks.org

    Ms. Connie Kubik
    Administrative Assistant
    CKubik@rmparks.org

    All FOIA Officers can be reached at:
    Park Central
    3000 Central Road
    Rolling Meadows, IL. 60008
    (847) 818-3220

    Freedom of Information Act Request Form

    Requests can be submitted in writing or via-email at the addresses listed above. A request form is also available at Park Central.

    For black and white, letter or legal sized copies, the first fifty (50) pages are free and any additional pages will cost $0.15 a page. For color copies or abnormal size copies, the Rolling Meadows Park District can charge the actual cost of copying. The district may require the requester to disclose whether the request is for a commercial purpose or to decide whether to grant a fee waiver. The District will provide documents that are in a comprehensible format.


  • 2020 Park Board of Commissioners Meetings

    (Second and Fourth Tuesday of each month) To view and/or print the Agendas or Minutes, select from below.

    Meeting Dates Agendas Packet Minutes
    January 09 - Special Meeting
    Agenda Minutes
    January 14
    Agenda Packet
    Minutes
    January 28
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    January 30 - Special Meeting Agenda
    Minutes
    February 01 - Special Meeting Agenda
    Minutes
    February 04 - Special Meeting Agenda
    Minutes
    February 11
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    February 12 - Special Meeting
    Agenda
    Minutes
    February 13 - Special Meeting - CANCELLED
    Agenda

    February 25 Agenda Packet Minutes
    March 10 - Special Meeting Agenda

    March 10
    Agenda Packet
    April 14


    April 28


    May 12



    May 26 - Annual Meeting


    June 23

    July 28

    August 11

    August 25

    September 08


    September 22


    October 13


    October 27

    November 10


    December 08


    To see previous year's Meeting Agendas and Minutes please go to our Archives.

  • The Rolling Meadows Park District is a member of

    The Mission of the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (IPRA) is to provide and promote exceptional standards of education, networking, and resources for all professionals in the Illinois park, recreation, and conservation communities. IPRA leads the nation in providing premier education, networking, and resources for professionals in parks, recreation, and conservation.

    The Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) is a nonprofit service, research, and education organization that serves park districts, forest preserves, conservation, municipal park and recreation, and special recreation agencies. The association advances these agencies, their citizen board members, and professional staff in their ability to provide outstanding park and recreation opportunities preserve natural resources and improve the quality of life for all people in Illinois.

    The Rolling Meadows Park District has been accredited since 1996 and most recently, reaccredited in 2019 through the IPRA/IAPD Distinguished Accreditation program. The goal of the Illinois Distinguished Accreditation program is to improve the delivery of recreation services to the residents of Illinois through a voluntary comprehensive evaluation process. The desired result is to improve the quality of life for Illinois residents and to recognize those agencies that provide this quality service.

    The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation, and conservation. Their work draws national focus to the far-reaching impact of successes generated at the local level. Leveraging their role in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity to improve their communities NRPA's members of park and recreation professionals and advocates are 50,000 strong and represent public spaces in urban communities, rural settings and everything in between. The Rolling Meadows Park District is a five-time finalist for the National Recreation and Park Gold Medal program recognizing excellence in Parks and Recreation (1993-1995 and 2019).

    The Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) is an intergovernmental risk pool offering self-insured Property/Casualty and health coverage to park districts, special recreation associations, and forest preserve/conservation districts throughout Illinois. The Rolling Meadows Park District was accredited as Excellent Level A through the PRRMA loss control program in 2008, 2010, 2013, & 2016-2019.

    The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), founded in 1906, represents public finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. The associations nearly 19,000 members are federal, state/provincial, and local finance officials deeply involved in planning, financing, and implementing thousands of governmental operations in each of their jurisdictions. GFOA's mission is to promote excellence in state and local government financial management. The District has earned the Distinguished Budget Award in 2014-2018.

    The Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to serving businesses through the city by offering comprehensive resources and services to benefit businesses of all scopes and sizes. Businesses have the opportunity to voice concerns regarding current legislative issues, as members of the Rolling Meadows Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber also takes an active role in economic development, community/citywide promotions and educational programs. The Chamber of Commerce Recognized the Park District at its annual Circle of Success dinner for the improvements to the Community Center in 2014.