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posted: 7/26/2010 12:01 AM

Buffalo Grove seeks nominees for park board vacancy

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The Buffalo Grove Park District board is searching for a replacement for member Martha Weiss, who resigned recently after taking a state job that requires she not hold a public office.

Weiss' resignation is effective Aug. 23. She has been on the board more than 22 years. She was the winner of the statewide parks association's community service award in 2003.

The individual selected to replace her will serve until after the election of new board members next April.

People interested in the job should contact the district's executive director, Dan Schimmel, at (847) 850-2109 by Wednesday, July 28, or fill out an application online at, under the category of information and on the board of commissioners page.