Articles filed under Glen Ellyn Park District

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  • Glen Ellyn Park District OKs temporary roof repair Aug 17, 2011 5:35 AM
    Glen Ellyn Park District officials have decided on a temporary solution to fix the leaking roof at the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center. Park board President Melissa Creech said the repairs won't solve all roof problems, but they would mitigate the worst leakage that occurs in the winter.

  • Field pacts causing some frustrations in Glen Ellyn Aug 11, 2011 6:34 PM
    Glen Ellyn Park District officials think they're getting the short end of a deal with Glenbard High School District 87 over field and facility use.

  • Glen Ellyn to study Lake Ellyn flooding Aug 9, 2011 4:26 PM
    Glen Ellyn village and park officials will split the cost of a study to analyze conditions that allowed Lake Ellyn to overflow following storms in July 2010 and September 2008 and to prevent it from happening again.

  • Glen Ellyn Park District meetings might stream on website Aug 3, 2011 5:53 AM
    Glen Ellyn Park District board members endorsed a plan Tuesday that would provide live streaming and on demand viewing of board meetings on the park district website

  • Glen Ellyn tennis warming hut gets funding Jul 19, 2011 11:14 PM
    Construction of a 1,200-square-foot platform tennis warming hut in Glen Ellyn will restart now that additional donations have been secured to fund the project.

  • Glen Ellyn Park District names new executive director Jul 8, 2011 7:07 AM
    Dave Harris, a 19-year resident of Glen Ellyn who has spent more than 20 years in park district management, was selected as the new executive director of the Glen Ellyn Park District Thursday.

  • Glen Ellyn Park District finds new use for grant funds Jun 23, 2011 9:30 AM
    The Glen Ellyn Park District board has found a new use for a $30,000 state grant originally intended to help fund a safety village project.

  • More finger-pointing on Ackerman's leaky roof Jun 9, 2011 11:57 AM
    Contractors hired to do work at the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center in Glen Ellyn say they've begged the park district to let them return to the site to fix the facility's leaking roof and park officials won't let them.

  • Glen Ellyn tennis court warming hut short $6,500 Jun 8, 2011 10:06 AM
    Glen Ellyn Park District officials say $6,500 is all that's keeping a stalled warming hut project from getting off the ground. “Basically we're trying to make this thing work even though some of us personally may not have been in favor of this project with taxpayer money from the get go,” said Board Vice President Jay Kinzler.

  • Glen Ellyn parks take action on leaky roofs Jun 3, 2011 4:29 PM
    Glen Ellyn Park District board members have voted to terminate agreements with the three companies hired to do work at the Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center, citing a breach of contracts. Roof leaks have persisted since the facility's opening in January 2010.

  • Glen Ellyn halts work on parkís safety village May 18, 2011 6:33 AM
    A new majority on the Glen Ellyn Park District board continued to wash their hands of a long-planned safety village project endorsed by their predecessors.

  • Glen Ellyn interim park director named May 18, 2011 6:14 PM
    An interim park director has been appointed in Glen Ellyn while a search is completed for a permanent one.

  • Glen Ellyn parks set criteria for new director May 4, 2011 6:27 PM
    Glen Ellyn Park District has released a list of qualities officials are looking for in a new executive director.

  • Glen Ellyn Park District cuts costs May 4, 2011 12:35 AM
    A new majority of Glen Ellyn Park District board commissioners wasted no time Tuesday implementing measures intended to emphasize fiscal restraint.

  • Glen Ellyn Park District to build part of safety village Apr 19, 2011 10:59 PM
    A portion of a new safety village in Glen Ellyn is scheduled to be built, but itís future beyond that is less certain. - Glen Ellyn Park District board commissioners voted 4-3 Tuesday to accept a base bid of $69,252 from Copenhaver Construction of Gilberts for paving and concrete installation on one-third of the proposed safety village site.

  • Glen Ellyn park board changes Apr 7, 2011 6:27 PM
    For the second election in a row, a three-person slate of candidates running on a platform of fiscal restraint and increased transparency in government have won election to the Glen Ellyn Park District board.

  • Glen Ellyn warming hut plans advance Mar 23, 2011 5:48 PM
    Construction of a warming hut for platform tennis players and safety village participants in Glen Ellyn has moved a step closer to reality.

  • Glen Ellyn park candidates square off on Ackerman center Mar 17, 2011 10:13 PM
    Candidates for the Glen Ellyn Park District board disagree on the districtís financial condition and transparency in government.

  • Glen Ellyn Park District board ready to hear bids for warming hut Mar 2, 2011 12:06 AM
    The Glen Ellyn Park District will solicit bids starting this week for construction work on a 1,200-square-foot warming hut at Maryknoll Park.

  • 2 out of Glen Ellyn park race Feb 28, 2011 5:20 PM
    Two candidates drop out of race for Glen Ellyn Park District board seats.

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