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The regular business meeting of the Posen Park District Board of Commissioners scheduled for Monday January 23rd, 2017 at 6:30pm has been cancelled. The next regular business meeting is scheduled for Monday February 20th, 2017 at 6:30pm.
Ordinance 2016-3 (Tax Levy Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2016-2017 is now available for viewing via the file below, along with a notice detailing the date of the public hearing on the ordinance. Final action on this ordinance is scheduled for November 21, 2016, following the conclusion of the public hearing.
NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAX LEVY FOR POSEN PARK DISTRICT
A public hearing to approve a proposed property tax levy for the Posen Park District for 2016 will be held on November 21, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Offices of the Posen Park District, 143rd & Campbell, Posen, Illinois 60469 (708) 371-1484.
Any person desiring to appear at the public hearing and present testimony to the taxing district may contact T.J. Whitcomb, Director of Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 206, Posen, Illinois 60469 (708) 371-1484.
The corporate and special purpose property taxes extended or abated for fiscal year 2015 were $153,644.98.
The proposed corporate and special purpose property taxes to be levied for 2016 are $161,180.00. This represents a 4.90% increase over the previous year.
The property taxes extended for debt service and public building commission leases for 2015 were $0.00. The estimated property taxes to be levied for debt service and public building commission leases for 2016 are $0.00. This represents a 0% increase over the previous year.
The total property taxes extended or abated for 2015 were $153,644.98.
The estimated total property taxes to be levied for 2016 are $161,180.00. This represents a 4.90% increase over the previous year.
Please be aware that beginning on Wednesday September 7th, and continuing on for the following 1-2 weeks, there will be construction crews from Airys Construction at Memorial Park on 143rd & Campbell. They will be performing excavation work and installation of a sanitary sewer line from 143rd Street to the Park District’s maintenance garage and office. A majority of the work will be taking place through the area of the old Little League baseball field, and the playground and basketball courts will not be impacted by this project.
During this construction, please be mindful of your children should you be visiting Memorial Park. There will be construction workers and heavy equipment moving around the park throughout the daytime between 7am and 8pm. Please also be aware that there could be periods of time where access from our parking lot to the park may be impacted by construction traffic. It may in fact be an advisable choice to visit one of our other playgrounds over the next couple of weeks.
Our other playgrounds are located at:
147th & Sacramento – Commissioners’ Park
146th & Cleveland – Zuziak Park
149th & San Francisco – Therapeutic Park
Thank you for your consideration!
Director of Parks & Recreation
Posen Park District
Advance Ticket Prices (Through August 31st):
Adults – $12.00
Children – $6.00 (Under Age 12)
Ages 2 and under are free
Price at Box Office on Circus Day:
Adults – $16.00
Children – $8.00
Fiscal Year 2016/2017 Proposed Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Available for Inspection/Public Hearing Notice
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR POSEN PARK DISTRICT
BUDGET & APPROPRIATION ORDINANCE
The Combined Annual Budget & Appropriation Ordinance for the Posen Park District is available for public inspection as of March 2nd, 2016. The total amount appropriated for all funds for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2016 and ending April 30, 2017 is Six Hundred Ninety Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($697,500.00). Interested parties may call the Posen Park District Office at (708) 371-1484 to set up a time to view the Ordinance. The Ordinance is also posted for public viewing at Memorial Park at 143rd Street & Campbell Ave., and on the website at www.posenparkdistrict.org. A Public Hearing for the 2016/2017 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance will be held during the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday April 5th, 2016 at 6:30PM at the Offices of the Posen Park District at 143rd Street & Campbell Avenue, adjacent to Memorial Park. Members of the public are encouraged to attend and submit their questions regarding the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance. Final action on, and passage of the Ordinance is scheduled for Tuesday April 5th, 2016. Any person desiring additional information on the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance may contact Terrence Whitcomb, Director of Parks & Recreation of the Posen Park District, at (708) 371-1484. Please leave your name and telephone number and all inquiries will be promptly returned.
VIEW PROPOSED ORDINANCE HERE