Open Meetings Act
The Bedford Park District complies with the Illinois Open Meetings Act. In accordance with the Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/7.3), employees whose total compensation package exceeds $75,000 will be available upon approval of the Budget and Appropriation Ordinance in March of each year. Approval of the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance includes approval of annual salaries and related expenses necessary to provide the aforementioned information.
Upon approval of the Budget and Appropriation Ordinance on March 28, 2018, the following employees of the Bedford Park District have a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000:
- Kathryn McMullin, Executive Director
- Patti Wilson, Deputy Director
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
Per the Illinois Freedom of Information Act 5 ILCS 140/3 (h) (i); Each public body may promulgate rules and regulations in conformity with the provisions of the Section pertaining to the availability of records and procedures to be followed, including the times and place where such records will be made available.
Requests may be submitted and public inspections of documents will be granted during the following hours; Mondays 9 am until 4 pm, Tuesdays/Thursdays 1 pm until 4 pm, and Wednesdays/Fridays 9 am until Noon. Please be advised that some documents require redactions and are not available for immediate inspection.
The public may request information regarding public records from the Administration Office, located at the Bedford Park Community Building:
6652-6700 S 78th Avenue
Bedford Park, IL 60501
The phone number for that location is 708-458-2265.
Fees for copies are as allowed per Section 6 of the Freedom of Information Act. The fee for a certified record is $1.00 per record.
|FOIA Officers||Chad Croucher|
|Board of Commissioners|
|Corporate Attorney||E. Kenneth Friker|
|Liability Insurance||Park District Risk Management Association (PDRMA)|
- Full-time employees - 10
- Part-time employees - 8
- Seasonal employees - 25
- Total Operating Budget - $2,350,000
- Corporate Fund
- Bond & Interest Fund
The employees of Bedford Park District are provided the option to enroll in the District's group health insurance, with a portion of the annual premium paid by the employee. The monthly premium rates effective May 1, 2018 range from $350.00 to $1700.00 based on employee age and dependent coverage.
- All current open meeting minutes approved by the Board of Commissioners
- Current Levy Ordinance
- Current Budget & Appropriation Ordinance
Available Within 5 Days
Other records available for review in the Community Building or for copies include:
- Accounts Payable Records
- Payroll Records
- Replacement Tax Income
- Property Tax Income
- Personnel Policies and Procedures
- Board Policy Manual
- Playground Maintenance Records
- Vehicle Maintenance Records
- Inventory Records
- Election Records
Local Government Travel Expense Control Act
The Bedford Park District complies with the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act. A copy of the signed ordinance is on file in the Administration Office.