Planning & Budget

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 12:41pm

The pandemic took a toll on a lot of businesses, and the Elmhurst Park District was no different. Due to a $6 million loss of revenue in 2020 and a lack of work for various departments due to mandated shutdowns, a number of positions had to be eliminated. But as the country has now come out of the pandemic and residents locally flock to programs and events, the District has budgeted to add several new positions that will help grow programs and allow staff to better manage parks and facilities. 

Monday, November 21, 2022 - 3:06pm

Learn about District projects, accomplishments and future plans.

Presented on Wednesday, November 16 by Park Board President, Kevin Graf and Executive Director, Jim Rogers, the address highlighted District projects, accomplishments and future plans.

Monday, August 1, 2022 - 12:43pm

Stop by Ben Allison's playground Wednesday, August 24, 6-7 pm to tell us changes you would like to see at the park in 2023!

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 - 12:35pm

In June, the Park District made the decision to hire an outside IT consultant to assist with reviewing and selecting a high performing registration software.

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 9:28am

For the sixteenth year in a row, the Elmhurst Park District has earned the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 11:58am

For more than 40 years, The Abbey at 407 St. Charles Road was the home of senior programming for Elmhurst Park District.

Monday, November 22, 2021 - 8:49am

For the fifteenth year in a row, the Elmhurst Park District has earned the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 8:44am

We are working to enhance a park in your community and we need your help. Stop by Glos Memorial Park from 6-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 3:08pm

The Elmhurst Park District has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 8:34am

The Park District’s 2021 Budget reflects a year of transition as part of a slow and gradual recovery including the reopening and expanding of facilities, programs and services as the COVID-19 vaccine becomes wider-spread, mandated capacity and social distancing restrictions are lifted, and more participants become comfortable to return to indoor programs and services.

Friday, January 29, 2021 - 11:48am

Improvements at the newest District park and expansion of green space are just some of the proposed capital projects District staff is planning for in 2021.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:43pm

You've shared your feedback and told us what you'd want in a dog park, now it's time to see design concepts! Stop by the open house on Thursday, July 26 from 5-8 p.m.

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 10:00am

The Board accepted and approved the Elmhurst Park District Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ending December 31, 2017 at its June 11, 2018 board meeting.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 3:50pm

Based on feedback from residents during the Vision 2020 process, one of the amenities most desired is a dog park. And now is your chance to tell us what you'd like to see!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:08pm

The Elmhurst Park District has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 8:47am

For the eleventh year in a row, the Elmhurst Park District has earned the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.  In

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 12:03pm

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 8:39am

From fall 2016 to early summer 2017, the Elmhurst Park District undertook the Vision 2020 process to update its current Comprehensive and Strategic Plans, which conclude at the end of 2017.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 8:15am

Plans for the redevelopment of Plunkett Park playground moved forward at the Monday, March 13 Park Board meeting, with the Board approving both the Plunkett Park Playground Redevelopment Project an

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 8:42am

The Berens Park North Tennis Courts will be getting a facelift this spring.

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 7:42am

As part of its Vision 2020 comprehensive and strategic planning process, a community survey was administered last fall by the Elmhurst Park District to obtain feedback and help plan for future park

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:27am

In January of 2015, the Elmhurst Park District received news that it had been awarded a $400,000 Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant from the Illinois Department of Natural R

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 3:45pm

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 2:06pm

The Board of Park Commissioners has approved engaging The Lakota Group to conduct a community needs assessment to be completed in fall of 2016 and the development of a comprehensive and strategic p

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 2:05pm

The Elmhurst Park Board has approved the purchase of the property at 135 Palmer Drive, adjacent to Glos Memorial Park, near downtown Elmhurst.