• Rolling Meadows Park District Board of Commissioners

    BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

    ----Emily-Small.jpg Emily Ford, President
    Year Position Started 2019
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    [email protected]
    (847) 814-0707
    ----Kimberley-Small.jpg Kimberley Meehan, Vice-President
    Year Position Started 2017
    Year Current Term Expires 2025
    [email protected]
    (847) 797-9619


    ----Mark V.png
    Mark Votruba, Treasurer
    Year Position Started 2021
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    [email protected]
    Donna Bisesi, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2011
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    [email protected]
    (847) 772-8412
    ----Elizabeth-Small.jpg Liz Bolash, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2016
    Year Current Term Expires 2025
    [email protected]
    (847) 331-2429

    ----Bill C-headshot small.jpg Bill Cooley, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2007
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    [email protected]
    (224) 764-8020
    Jay Sullivan
    Jay Sullivan, Commissioner
    Year Position Started 2022
    Year Current Term Expires 2023
    [email protected]


  • 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. 847/818-3200 x1116.

    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
    [email protected]

    Mr. Doug Haywood
    Superintendent of Finance
    [email protected]

    Ms. Connie Kubik
    Administrative Assistant
    [email protected]

    All FOIA Officers can be reached at:
    Park Central
    3000 Central Road
    Rolling Meadows, IL. 60008
    (847) 818-3200 x1116

    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.


  • 2022 Park Board of Commissioners Meetings

    The Park District Board meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month. Park Board meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. and are held in the Board Room located in the Administration Building of the Rolling Meadows Park District at 3000 Central Road, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, unless otherwise noted. The Park Board meetings are open to the public. Please review this document to learn more about public participation.

    To view and/or print the Agenda, Board Packet or Minutes, select from below.

    Meeting Dates Agendas Packet Minutes
    January 11 - ZOOM Online Meeting (see agenda for ID & Password) Agenda Packet Minutes
    January 25 - ZOOM Online Meeting (see agenda for ID & Password) Agenda Packet Minutes
    February 08
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    February 22
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    March 08
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    March 22 - CANCELLED
    - - -
    April 12 Agenda Packet Minutes
    April 26 Agenda Packet Minutes
    May 10 Agenda Packet Minutes
    May 24 - Annual Meeting Agenda Packet Minutes
    June 14 Agenda Packet Minutes
    June 28 - CANCELLED - - -
    July 12
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    July 26 - CANCELLED - - -
    August 09 Agenda Packet Minutes
    August 23 - Committee of the Whole Agenda Minutes
    August 23
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    August 25 - Committee of the Whole Agenda
    Minutes
    August 31 - Committee of the Whole Agenda

    September 13
    Agenda Packet Minutes
    September 27
    Agenda Packet -
    October 11 - - -
    October 25 - - -
    November 08
    - - -
    December 13 - - -

    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 2014-2019.

    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.

  • Announcements


    Rolling Meadows Park District Consolidated Election April 2023

    Five Rolling Meadows Park Board Commissioner terms will be up for election on April 4, 2023.

    Individuals who wish to run for a position on the Park Board must be at least 18 years of age and a Rolling Meadows Park District resident for at least one year prior to the election. Potential candidates are allowed to circulate petitions beginning Tuesday, September 20th. A minimum of 26 signatures, two percent of the 1,280 ballots cast in the last Park District election, are required to complete the Nonpartisan Petition for Nomination. The official filing dates are Monday, December 12th to December 18th 2022 - 9:00am to 4:30pm, and Monday, December 19th, 2022 9:00am to 5:00pm. If multiple candidates file simultaneously a lottery for ballot placement will be held on December 19th at 5:00 PM.

    Election information for the 2022 Rolling Meadows Park District Board of Commissioners election is posted on the Rolling Meadows Park District website: www.rmparks.org and interested candidates must download the Election Candidates Guide at: www.elections.il.gov.

    For more information contact Kevin Romejko at [email protected] or 847/818-3200 x 1111.