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Trustee Vacancy


(See voting district map here or below) 

With the completion of the 2021 election cycle and no eligible petition submitted for the Southern District service area, the Peoria Park District Board of Trustees is seeking applications from interested residents of its Southern District to serve for the remainder of the term which begins Spring 2021.

The office of the Secretary of The Pleasure Driveway and Park District of Peoria will be open for the purpose of accepting applications through 12 noon on Friday, May 7, 2021.

All applications will be reviewed by the Board and they reserve the right to conduct interviews with selected applicants before voting to fill the vacancy.

Eligibility Requirements: For the purposes of this vacancy, the Illinois Park District Code requires trustees to be a legal voter and reside within the Southern District of the Park District.

Application Requirements: Applications may be submitted to the Secretary of the Board at 1125 West Lake Avenue, Peoria, IL  61614.  To be considered, complete application packets must be received to the address above no later than 12 noon on Friday, May 7. Application should include:

  1. Resume or Peoria Park District Volunteer form
  2. Waiver to allow for background check 
  3. Letter of Interest, including information about why he/she wants to be a trustee and confirmation of residency within the Southern District of the Peoria Park District. The letter should also address the following questions: What issues do you believe are the most critical facing the Peoria Park District today?; Most relevant experiences that will inform your work as a Park Board Trustee?; Potential conflicts of interest that would affect your ability to serve

Dates for filing: All applications must be turned in by Friday, May 7, 2021 at 12 noon.

Office Hours/File Location: The Peoria Park District Administrative Office at the Bonnie W. Noble Center for Park Administration, 1125 W. Lake Avenue, Peoria IL 61614, will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Questions/Additional Information: Emily G. Cahill, Executive Director, at 681-2803.