Glen Ellyn Park District

GEL SHARE: Cornell, Mayo, Dunn the victors in Glen Ellyn Park District race

Cornell, Mayo, Dunn the victors in Glen Ellyn Park District race - Glen Ellyn residents Kathy Cornell, Gary Mayo and Richard Dunn won seats on the Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners Tuesday, according to unofficial election results.

GEL NEWS: Glen Ellyn Park District Candidates Profiled

The Park District Mission Statement is: to foster diverse, community-based leisure opportunities, through a harmonious blend of quality recreation programs, facilities and open space which will enhance the quality of life into the future.

Candidate Profiles
Kathy Cornell
Candidate Website: www.cornellmayodunn.com/
Profile: www.cornellmayodunn.com/kathy_cornell.html

Richard Dunn
Candidate Website: www.cornellmayodunn.com
Profile: www.cornellmayodunn.com/richard_dunn.html

Ed Hess (incumbent)

GEL SHARE: 2 Candidates Drop Out of Glen Ellyn Park District Race

Two candidates have withdrawn from the Glen Ellyn Park District board race.

Hugh Johnson said he decided to withdraw after officials informed him of the park district’s nepotism policy, which forbids board members from having family members who work for the district. Soon after Johnson filed his papers for candidacy, his wife was hired as a fitness coordinator.

Read more: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20110228/news/702289882/#ixzz1FKAKDe2J

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn Park District Millions Over Capital Budget

Glen Ellyn parks millions over capital budget - An independent auditor praised the Glen Ellyn Park District on Tuesday for its financial reporting as he presented a report that showed the district had come in $4 million over its budgeted amount in capital expenditures last year.

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn's Ackerman center opens Saturday

Glen Ellyn's Ackerman center opens Saturday - After two attempts at securing financing, 14 months of construction and roughly $11.2 million, the Glen Ellyn Park District finally has its crown jewel: an 88,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art sports and fitness center that officials say is a dream realized. [News from Daily Herald]

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn sports complex stunning ... and stunningly over budget

Glen Ellyn sports complex stunning ... and stunningly over budget - When the Glen Ellyn Park District officially unveils its new sports and fitness center Saturday, it will feature plenty of state-of-the-art facilities. [News from Daily Herald]

GEL SHARE: Glen Ellyn Park Commissioners Seek Outside Help to Fix Rift

Glen Ellyn park commissioners seek outside help to fix rift - Glen Ellyn Park District commissioners might not agree on what triggered a rift that turned this week's board meeting into a contentious and confrontational affair. [News from Daily Herald]

Glen Ellyn parks argues over rec center - A call for an external audit on a project that has gone about $4 million over a referendum passed by Glen Ellyn residents and then paid for by a bond issued in August was rejected by the park district's board Monday, leading to an exchange among commissioners that ended with people in attendance walking out and admonishing board President Sandy Minogue. [News from Daily Herald]

GEL VIDEO: Glen Ellyn Park District Board Workshop

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Mark_Pfefferman

Having attended several Village Board meetings and recently attended the latest Glen Ellyn Park District Board meeting, I was curious about some differences in how the two Boards handle or solicit public input during its meetings.

It seems the Glen Ellyn Park District currently limits public participation to one 3 minute time slot per person towards the beginning of its meetings. It does not appear that the GEPD board solicits public input thereafter during agenda topics discussed by the board during its meetings, thus limiting public interaction and input.

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