2024 Notices

6/21/2024 - July 2024 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled July 19, 2024 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on July 19, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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6/21/2024 - Preliminary Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Availability

NOTICE is hereby given that a preliminary Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Harrisburg Township Park District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2024 and ending June 30, 2025 has been prepared, on file, and conveniently available at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office and has been available for public inspection at said office since June 21, 2023.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on said Budget and Appropriation Ordinance and is tentative scheduled for September 20, 2024 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL.

 

5/17/2024 - June 2024 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled June 21, 2024 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on June 21, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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4/19/2024 - May 2024 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled May 17, 2024 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on May 17, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


3/15/2024 - Park Board Vacancy

One (1) Park Board Commissioner seat up for Appointment due to Vacancy.

 

The Harrisburg Township Park District Board of Commissioners will address the vacancy at the April 19, 2024 Regularly Scheduled Park Board Meeting at 8:00 am at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office (921 W. Poplar St.).

 

Vacancies shall be filled by appointment by a majority of the remaining members of the board. Any person so appointed shall hold his or her office until the next regular election for this office (2025), at which a member shall be elected to fill the vacancy for the unexpired term.


3/15/2024 - April 2024 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled April 19, 2024 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on April 15, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


2/16/2024 - March 2024 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled March 15, 2024 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on March 15, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


1/19/2024 - Local Government Efficiency Committee

At the conclusion of the regularly scheduled January 19, 2024 park board meeting, the Local Government Efficiency Committee met for the third and final time and approved the Efficiency Report for Harrisburg Township Park District.   A copy of this Efficiency Report can be found at the Park District Office (921 W. Poplar St.), on file with the Saline County Board, or on the park district website www.harrisburgpark.net/open-government

 

Per 50 ILCS 70/30 - Dissolution of the committee: After a committee has made the report required under Section 25 of 50 ILCS 70 Decennial Committees on Local Government Efficiency Act available to the public, the committee is dissolved.


1/19/2024 - Ordinance 2024-0119 General Use Ordinances

At the regularly scheduled January 19, 2024 park board meeting Ordinance 2024-0119 General Use Ordinances was approved to replace the outdated 1983 General Use Ordinance.  A copy of this Ordinance can be found at the Park District Office (921 W. Poplar St.) or on the park district website External link opens in new tab or windowwww.harrisburgpark.net/ordinances


1/19/2024 - February 2024 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled February 16, 2024 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on February 16, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


2023 Notices


12/15/2023 - 2024 Board Meetings

At the regular monthly board meeting on December 15, 2023, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the date, time, and location of the 2024 regular monthly meetings. All board meetings will be held the 3rd Friday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at the Park Main Office Community Room located at 921 W. Poplar St.  The following indicates the dates of the meetings:  January 19, February 16, March 15, April 19, May 17, June 21, July 21, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15, and December 20.  Adoption of these dates was approved December 15, 2023.


12/15/2023 - FY 2023 Annual Financial Report

The FY 2023 Annual Financial Report Document can be found at www.harrisburgpark.net/open-government.


12/15/2023 -  FY2023 Audit Notice

Harrisburg Township Park District hereby provides public notice that an audit of its funds for the period July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023 (FY2023) has been made by Meyer & Associates, LLC and that a report of such audit dated December 7, 2023 has been filed with the County Clerk of Saline County in accordance with 30 ILCS 15/0.01 et seq. The full report of the audit is available for public inspection at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office (921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL 62946) during regular business hours 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday except for holidays, or continuously on the Park District website www.harrisburgpark.net.


12/15/2023 -  Local Government Efficiency Committee Meeting

The third and final Local Government Efficiency Committee Meeting will be held immediately following (but no sooner than 9:30 AM) the regularly scheduled January 19, 2024 Park Board Meeting at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office (921 W. Poplar St., Harrisburg, IL  62964).

 

The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 9:30 AM on January 19, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.


The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.


The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


12/15/2023 - January 2024 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled January 19, 2024 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on January 19, 2024.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


11/17/2023 -  Local Government Efficiency Committee Meeting

The second Local Government Efficiency Committee Meeting will be held immediately following (but no sooner than 9:30 AM) the regularly scheduled December 15, 2023 Park Board Meeting at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office (921 W. Poplar St., Harrisburg, IL  62964).

 

The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 9:30 AM on December 15, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda. 


The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com. 


The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


11/17/2023 - December 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled December 15, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on December 15, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


10/20/2023 - November 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled November 17, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on November 17, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


10/20/2023 - Estimate of Tax Levy

In accordance with 35 ILCS 200/18-60, the Harrisburg Township Park District posts applicable Truth in Taxation documents, including the Estimate of Tax Levy.  The Estimate of Levy Document can be found at www.harrisburgpark.net/open-government.  The Tax Levy Ordinance will be presented at the November 17, 2023 Board Meeting for approval.


9/22/2023 - October 2023 Board Meeting & Local Government Efficiency Committee Meeting

The regularly scheduled October 20, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.

 

WHEREAS, the Harrisburg Township Park District (“Park District”) is required to form a Committee on Local Government Efficiency (“Efficiency Committee”) pursuant to 50 ILCS 70/1 et seq. (the Act); and WHEREAS, pursuant to the Act, the Efficiency Committee shall: (1) study the Park District’s governing statutes, ordinances, rules, procedures, powers, jurisdiction, shared services, intergovernmental agreements, and interrelationships with other governmental units and the State of Illinois, (2) collect data, research, and analysis as necessary to prepare a written report that includes recommendations with respect to increased accountability and efficiency, and (3) provide a written report to the administrative office of each county board of the county in which the governmental unit is located.

 

The first Efficiency Committee Meeting will be held immediately following (but no sooner than 9:00 AM) the regularly scheduled October 20, 2023 park board meeting.

 

The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on October 20, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda. 


The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com. 


The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


8/18/2023 - Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Public Hearing

NOTICE is hereby given that a tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Harrisburg Township Park District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023 and ending June 30, 2024 has been prepared, on file, and conveniently available at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office and has been available for public inspection at said office since August 18, 2023.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on said Budget and Appropriation Ordinance on September 22, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL.

 

The regularly scheduled September 15, 2023 park board meeting will NOT meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.  There will be a Special Meeting held for September on September 22, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. (Immediately following the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Public Hearing) at the Park District Community Room.


8/18/2023 - September 2022 Board Meeting - Special Meeting Date

The regularly scheduled September 15, 2023 park board meeting will NOT meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


There will be a Special Meeting held for September on September 22, 2023 at 8:00 AM (Immediately following the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Public Hearing) at the Park District Community Room.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on September 22, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.


The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.


The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


7/21/2023 - August 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled August 18, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on August 18, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


7/7/2023 - Surplus Equipment Sale

The Harrisburg Township Park District will sell the listed surplus inventory to the highest bidder.  The Harrisburg Township Park District reserves the right to reject any or all bids as it determines to be in the District's best interest.  Items For Sale:  Aquaglide Freefall Extreme Pool Slide.   See Flyer below for more information.




6/16/2023 - July 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled July 21, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on July 21, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


5/19/2023 - June 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled June 16, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on June 16, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


4/21/2023 - May 2023 Board Meeting - Special Business Topic - OSLAD Grant

Harrisburg Township Park District - Notice of Special Business Topic at the Regular May 19, 2023 Board Meeting regarding Potential OSLAD Grant Projects and the future development of the Lincoln Street Property:

 

NOTICE is hereby given that the Harrisburg Township Park District is pursuing grant funds for potential recreation projects at Paul Emery Park. The potential projects include new recreational tennis courts and pickleball courts on the undeveloped Lincoln Street Property and a possible community center adjacent to the proposed tennis/pickleball courts.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that this special business topic will be discussed on said potential projects at the Regular Meeting of the Park Board of Commissioners on May 19, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office Community Room, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL. Public input is welcome and encouraged.


4/21/2023 - May 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled May 19, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on May 19, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


4/4/2023 - Revision - Notoice to Bidders - Lincoln St Property - Land Survey (Boundary) Plat

The Harrisburg Township Park District is seeking statement of interest for the following scope of work at the Lincoln Street Property in Harrisburg, Illinois.

 

SCOPE OF WORK: The scope of work includes all necessary workmanship to satisfactorily complete the work consisting of Land Surveying (Boundary) Plat as required by the contract documents and scope of work document.

 

Surveyors submitting on the project must have a valid Illinois Professional Land Surveyor License.

 

The contract documents, specifications, and plans are available at 921 W. Poplar Street, Harrisburg, IL  62946.  Statement of Interest for this project shall be received no later than 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, 2023.  The Statement of Interest will be publicly discussed at 8:00 a.m. Friday, April 21, 2023 at which time they will be ranked in order of qualifications to provide services for the Lincoln Street Property Survey Project.  Statement of Interest must be submitted in writing and mailed or brought into the Harrisburg Township Park District, 921 W. Poplar Street., Harrisburg, IL  62946; Attention: Blake Emery, Executive Director.

 

Statement of Interests should at a minimum include the following:

  • Qualifications
  • Ability of Professional Personnel
  • Past record and experience
  • Location in relation to the project
  • Any performance data on File
  • Willingness to meet time requirements
  • Current Workload


3/21/2023 - Notoice to Bidders - Lincoln St Property - Land Survey (Boundary) Plat

The Harrisburg Township Park District is accepting bids for the following identified project:

Lincoln St Property – Land Survey (Boundary) Plat


Sealed bids plainly marked “Lincoln St Survey” and addressed “921 W. Poplar Street, Attention:  Blake Emery, Harrisburg, IL 62946” shall be received on or before 8:00 AM, Friday, April 21, 2023 at the Main Park Office of the Harrisburg Township Park District, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.  It is the intention of the Park District to accept the bid, if any, of the lowest responsible bidder, considering conformity with specifications, terms of delivery, quality, and serviceability.


Bid Packages including plans and specifications may be obtained free of charge from the Main Park Office (921 W. Poplar Street, Harrisburg, IL 62946) beginning Monday, March 20, 2023.  Surveyors bidding on the project must have a valid Illinois Professional Land Surveyor License.  Surveyors will be required to comply with equal employment opportunities and the Illinois Department of Labor prevailing wage rates for Saline County if applicable.  The Harrisburg Township Park District reserves the right to reject any or all bids.


3/17/2023 - April 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled April 21, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on April 21, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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2/24/2023 - March 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled March 17, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on March 17, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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1/20/2023 - February 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled February 17, 2023 park board meeting will NOT meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


There will be a Special Meeting held for February on February 24, 2023 at 8:00 AM at the Park District Community Room.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on February 24, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


2022 Notices

12/19/2022 - 2023 Board Meetings

At the regular monthly board meeting on December 16, 2022, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the date, time, and location of the 2023 regular monthly meetings. All board meetings will be held the 3rd Friday of each month at 8:00 a.m. at the Park Main Office Community Room located at 921 W. Poplar St.  The following indicates the dates of the meetings:  January 20, February 17, March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20, November 17, and December 15.  Adoption of these dates was approved December 16, 2022.


12/16/2022 - FY 2022 Annual Financial Report

The FY 2022 Annual Financial Report Document can be found at www.harrisburgpark.net/open-government.


12/16/2022 -  Notice of Availability - FY 2022 Audit

Harrisburg Township Park District had an Audit prepared by Hudgens & Meyer, LLC for FY 2022 (July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022).  The Audit Report may be publicly inspected at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office (921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL 62946) during regular office hours Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, or continuously on the Park District website www.harrisburgpark.net.


12/16/2022 - January 2023 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled January 20, 2023 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on January 20, 2023.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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11/18/2022 - December 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled December 16, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on December 16, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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11/14/2022 - Notoice to Bidders - OSLAD - Bill Rice Memorial Soccer Complex Soccer Playground

The Harrisburg Township Park District is accepting bids for the following identified project:

Bill Rice Memorial Soccer Complex – Playground Equipment & Surfacing


Sealed bids plainly marked “OSLAD Soccer Playground” and addressed “921 W. Poplar Street, Attention:  Blake Emery, Harrisburg, IL 62946” shall be received on or before 8:00 AM, Friday, December 16, 2022 at the Main Park Office of the Harrisburg Township Park District, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.  It is the intention of the Park District to accept the bid, if any, of the lowest responsible bidder, considering conformity with specifications, terms of delivery, quality, and serviceability.


Bid Packages including plans and specifications may be obtained free of charge from the Main Park Office (921 W. Poplar Street, Harrisburg, IL 62946) beginning Monday, November 14, 2022.  Contractors will be required to comply with equal employment opportunities and the Illinois Department of Labor prevailing wage rates for Saline County.  The Harrisburg Township Park District reserves the right to reject any or all bids.


This project is being financed, in part, with funds from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, “Open Space Lands Acquisition & Development” (OSLAD) grant program.  It is encouraged 1) “minority” business firms to submit bids on the approved project and 2) successful contract bidders to utilize minority businesses as sub-contractors for supplies, equipment, services, and construction.


11/14/2022 - Notoice to Bidders - OSLAD - Bill Rice Memorial Soccer Complex Accessible Walking Path/Sidewalk Addition

The Harrisburg Township Park District is accepting bids for the following identified project:

Bill Rice Memorial Soccer Complex – Accessible Walking Path/Sidewalk Addition


Sealed bids plainly marked “OSLAD Soccer Walking Path” and addressed “921 W. Poplar Street, Attention:  Blake Emery, Harrisburg, IL 62946” shall be received on or before 8:00 AM, Friday, December 16, 2022 at the Main Park Office of the Harrisburg Township Park District, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.  It is the intention of the Park District to accept the bid, if any, of the lowest responsible bidder, considering conformity with specifications, terms of delivery, quality, and serviceability.


Bid Packages including plans and specifications may be obtained free of charge from the Main Park Office (921 W. Poplar Street, Harrisburg, IL 62946) beginning Monday, November 14, 2022.  Contractors will be required to comply with equal employment opportunities and the Illinois Department of Labor prevailing wage rates for Saline County.  The Harrisburg Township Park District reserves the right to reject any or all bids.


This project is being financed, in part, with funds from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, “Open Space Lands Acquisition & Development” (OSLAD) grant program.  It is encouraged 1) “minority” business firms to submit bids on the approved project and 2) successful contract bidders to utilize minority businesses as sub-contractors for supplies, equipment, services, and construction.


10/21/2022 - November 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled November 18, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on November 18, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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10/21/2022 - Estimate of Tax Levy

In accordance with 35 ILCS 200/18-60, the Harrisburg Township Park District posts applicable Truth in Taxation documents, including the Estimate of Tax Levy.  The Estimate of Levy Document can be found at www.harrisburgpark.net/open-government.  The Tax Levy Ordinance will be presented at the November 18, 2022 Board Meeting for approval.


9/23/2022 - October 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled October 21, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on October 21, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


9/20/2022 - 2023 Election Notice

Harrisburg Township Park District will have two (2) Board of Commissioners seats to be filled at the April 4, 2023 Consolidated General Election.  The candidates elected will fill a four (4) year term expiring in April 2027.  Please see Election Notice below for more information.

Notice-Election2023.pdf


8/31/2022 - Budget & Appropriation Ordinance

Due to the Tax Computation Report being reissued by the Saline County Clerk, the tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance was revised to reflect the small changes in property tax revenue and has been posted to the website and is available for public inspection at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office.


8/19/2022 - Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Public Hearing

NOTICE is hereby given that a tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Harrisburg Township Park District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2023 has been prepared, on file, and conveniently available at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office and has been available for public inspection at said office since August 19, 2022.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a Public Hearing will be held on said Budget and Appropriation Ordinance on September 23, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL.

 

The regularly scheduled September 16, 2022 park board meeting will NOT meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.  There will be a Special Meeting held for September on September 23, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. (Immediately following the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Public Hearing) at the Park District Community Room.


8/19/2022 - September 2022 Board Meeting - Special Meeting Date

The regularly scheduled September 16, 2022 park board meetign will NOT meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


There will be a Special Meeting held for September on September 23, 2022 at 8:00 AM (Immediately following the Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Public Hearing) at the Park District Community Room.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on September 23, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda. 


The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com. 


The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


8/7/2022 - August 2022 Board Meeting - Special Business Topic - OSLAD Grant

Harrisburg Township Park District - Notice of Special Business Topic at the Regular August 19, 2022 Board Meeting regarding Potential OSLAD Grant Projects:


NOTICE is hereby given that the Harrisburg Township Park District is pursuing grant funds for potential recreation projects at Paul Emery Park. The potential projects include recreational sport courts or a recreational fitness obstacle course.


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that this special business topic will be discussed on said potential projects at the Regular Meeting of the Park Board of Commissioners on August 19, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office Community Room, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL. Public input is welcome and encouraged.


7/15/2022 - August 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled August 19, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on August 19, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


6/17/2022 - July 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled July 15, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on July 15, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


6/17/2022 - FY2023 Preliminary Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Notice

At the June 17, 2022 Park Board Regular Meeting the Preliminary Fiscal Year July 2022 to June 2023 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance was approved by the Park Board of Commissioners.  A copy of this Ordinance will be made available for public inspection for a minimum of 30 days prior to a Public Hearing and formal approval of the Fiscal Year July 2022 to June 2023 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance.

 

Copies of the Ordinance can be found on the park’s website External link opens in new tab or windowwww.harrisburgpark.net or by contacting the Park Office at 618-252-2111.


5/20/2022 - June 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled June 17, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on June 17, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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4/15/2022 - May 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled May 20, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on May 20, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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3/18/2022 - April 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled April 15, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on April 15, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


2/25/2022 - March 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled March 18, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on March 18, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


1/21/2022 - February 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled February 18, 2022 park board meeting will NOT meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


There will be a Special Meeting held for February on February 25, 2022 at 8:00 AM at the Park District Community Room.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on February 25, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


2021 Notices

12/17/2021 - January 2022 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled January 21, 2022 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on January 21, 2022.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


11/19/2021 - December 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled December 17, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on December 17, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


10/20/2021 - November 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled November 19, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on November 19, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.




10/8/2021 - FY 2021 Annual Financial Report

The FY 2021 Annual Financial Report Document can be found at www.harrisburgpark.net/open-government.


10/8/2021 - Estimate of Tax Levy

In accordance with 35 ILCS 200/18-60, the Harrisburg Township Park District posts applicable Truth in Taxation documents, including the Estimate of Tax Levy.  The Estimate of Levy Document can be found at www.harrisburgpark.net/open-government.  The Tax Levy Ordinance will be presented at the November 19, 2021 Board Meeting for approval.


10/8/2021 - October 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled October 15, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.

 

The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on October 15, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda. 


The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com. 


The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


10/4/2021 - October 8, 2021 Special Board Meeting and October 15, 2021 Regular Board Meeting

There will be a Special Board Meeting on October, 8 2021 at 8:00 AM at the Harrisburg Township Park District Community Room, 921 W Poplar Street.  This meeting is intended to take on the Agenda of a “Regular Meeting”.  The regularly scheduled October 15, 2021 park board meeting will still meet on October 15, but with a modified agenda that will be discussed at the October 8 Special Meeting.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on October 8, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.

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9/23/2021 - October 2021 Board Meeting- Revised

The regularly scheduled October 15, 2021 park board meeting will NOT meet at its regularly scheduled date and time and will instead meet on October 8, 2021 at 8:00 AM at the Harrisburg Township Park District Community Room, 921 W Poplar Street.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on October 8, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


9/15/2021 - October 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled October 15, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on October 15, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


9/1/2021 - Notice of Public Hearing Concerning the Intent of the Board of Park Commissioners of the Harrisburg Township Park District, Saline County, Illinois to Sell $620,000 General Obligation Park Bonds

Public Notice is Hereby Given that the Harrisburg Township Park District, Saline County, Illinois (the “District”), will hold a public hearing on the 17th day of September, 2021, at 8:00 o'clock A.M.  The hearing will be held in the Main Office Community Room, 921 West Poplar Street, Harrisburg, Illinois.  The purpose of the hearing will be to receive public comments on the proposal to sell bonds of the District in the amount of $620,000 for the payment of land condemned or purchased for parks, for the building, maintaining, improving and protecting of the same and the existing land and facilities of the District and for the payment of the expenses incident thereto.

By order of the President of the Board of Park Commissioners of the Harrisburg Township Park District, Saline County, Illinois.

Dated the 20th day of August, 2021.

Michael Williams

Secretary, Board of Park Commissioners, Harrisburg Township Park District, Saline County, Illinois


8/20/2021 - Notice of Public Hearing on Budget and Appropriation Ordinance

NOTICE is hereby given that a tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Harrisburg Township Park District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 and ending June 30, 2022 has been prepared, on file, and conveniently available at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office and has been available for public inspection at said office since June 18, 2021.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on said Budget and Appropriation Ordinance on September 17, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL.



8/20/2021 - September 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled September 17, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on September 17, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


8/6/2021 - Notice of Special Public Meeting on Inclusive Playground and Accessible Path at Soccer Complex

NOTICE is hereby given that the Harrisburg Township Park District is pursuing grant funds to construct an Inclusive Playground and extend the Accessible Walking Path at the Bill Rice Memorial Soccer Complex.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a special public meeting will be held on said proposed construction project on August 20, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office Community Room, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL, prior to the scheduled Regular Park Board of Commissioners Meeting.  Public input is welcome and encouraged.



7/16/2021 - August 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled August 20, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on August 20, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


6/18/2021 - FY2022 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance Notice

At the June 18, 2021 Park Board Regular Meeting the Preliminary Fiscal Year July 2021 to June 2022 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance was approved by the Park Board of Commissioners.  A copy of this Ordinance will be made available for public inspection for a minimum of 30 days prior to a Public Hearing and formal approval of the Fiscal Year July 2021 to June 2022 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance.

 

Copies of the Ordinance can be found on the park’s website External link opens in new tab or windowwww.harrisburgpark.net or by contacting the Park Office at 618-252-2111.


6/18/2021 - July 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled July 16, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on July 16, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


5/24/2021 - Park Patrol Position

The Harrisburg Township Park District is seeking qualified applicants to fill the vacant park patrol position.  This is a part-time/seasonal position with no benefits.  The Park Patrol position is the eyes and ears of the park to help make the park an enjoyable experience and safe environment.  This is not a security position and no firearms are required.  Ability to work afternoons/nights, weekends, and holidays.  Ability to pass background check and must have a valid driver’s license.  Interested applicants should send a resume to Harrisburg Township Park District, 921 W. Poplar St., Harrisburg, IL  62946 or email resume to Executive Director Blake Emery at External link opens in new tab or windowbemery@harrisburgpark.net.


5/21/2021 - June 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled June 18, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on June 18, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


4/16/2021 - May 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled May 21, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on May 21, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


3/24/2021 - Notice to Bidders

The Harrisburg Township Park District is accepting bids for the following identified project:

Bill Rice Memorial Soccer Complex – Accessible Walking Path/Sidewalk Addition


Sealed bids plainly marked “Soccer Path” and addressed “921 W. Poplar Street, Attention:  Blake Emery, Harrisburg, IL 62946” shall be received on or before 8:00 AM, Friday, April 16, 2021 at the Main Park Office of the Harrisburg Township Park District, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.  It is the intention of the Park District to accept the bid, if any, of the lowest responsible bidder, considering conformity with specifications, terms of delivery, quality, and serviceability.


Bid Packages including plans and specifications may be obtained free of charge from the Main Park Office (921 W. Poplar Street, Harrisburg, IL 62946) beginning Monday, March 29, 2021.  Contractors will be required to comply with equal employment opportunities and the Illinois Department of Labor prevailing wage rates for Saline County.  The Harrisburg Township Park District reserves the right to reject any or all bids.


3/22/2021 - Surplus Equipment Sale

The Harrisburg Township Park District will sell the listed surplus inventory to the highest bidder.  The Harrisburg Township Park District reserves the right to reject any or all bids as it determines to be in the District's best interest.  Items For Sale:  2000 Dodge Durango.  See Flyer below for more information.


3/19/2021 - April 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled April 16, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on April 16, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.



2/19/2021 - March 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled March 19, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on March 19, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


1/15/2021 - February 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled February 19, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on February 19, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


2020 Notices

12/18/2020 - 2021 Board Meeting Schedule

The 2021 Board Meeting Schedule Document can be found here.


12/18/2020 - 2021 Holiday Schedule

The 2021 Holiday Schedule Document can be found here.


12/18/2020 - January 2021 Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled January 15, 2021 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on January 15, 2021.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


11/20/2020 - Statement of Receipts and Disbursements for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2020

The 2020 Annual Statement of Receipts and Disbursements Document can be found here.


11/20/2020 - Ordinance 2020-1120 An Ordinance Establishing the Taxes for the Harrisburg Township Park District, Saline County, Illinois for 2020

The 2020 Tax Levy Ordinance Document can be found here.


11/20/2020 - December Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled December 18, 2020 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on December 18, 2020.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


10/27/2020 - FY 2020 Annual Financial Report

The FY 2020 Annual Financial Report Document can be found here


10/16/2020 - Estimate of Tax Levy

In accordance with 35 ILCS 200/18-60, the Harrisburg Township Park District posts applicable Truth in Taxation documents, including the Estimate of Tax Levy.  The Estimate of Levy Document can be found here.  The Tax Levy Ordinance will be presented at the November 20, 2020 Board Meeting for approval. 


10/16/2020 - November Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled November 20, 2020 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on November 20, 2020.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


9/18/2020 - 2021 Election Notice

Harrisburg Township Park District will have one (1) Board of Commissioners seat to be filled at the April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election.  The candidate elected will fill a four (4) year term expiring in April 2025.  Please see Election Notice below for more information.

Notice-Election2021.pdf


9/18/2020 - October Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled October 16, 2020 park board meeting will meet at its regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on October 16, 2020.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


8/21/2020 - September Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled September 18, 2020 park board meeting will be conducted at it's regularly scheduled date and will immediately follow the 8:00 AM Public Hearing regarding the tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance..


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on September 18, 2020.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.



8/19/2020 - Notice of Public Hearing - Budget and Appropriation Ordinance

NOTICE is hereby given that a tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for Harrisburg Township Park District for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021 has been prepared, on file, and conveniently available at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office and has been available for public inspection at said office since June 19, 2020.

 

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on said Budget and Appropriation Ordinance on September 18, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. at the Harrisburg Township Park District Office, 921 W. Poplar St, Harrisburg, IL.


7/23/2020 - August Board Meeting

The regularly scheduled August 21, 2020 park board meeting will be conducted at it's regularly scheduled date and time.


The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on August 21, 2020.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.

 

The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


7/20/2020 - August 7, 2020 Special Board Meeting

At the July 17, 2020 Regular Park Board Meeting it was decided by the Park Board to call another Special Board Meeting for the first week of August 2020.  It was later decided that the date would be Friday, August 7, 2020 at 8:00 AM at the Harrisburg Park Office.  The purpose of the meeting is to assess the COVID-19 circumstances at that time and make timely decisions on the process of reopening park facilities with considerations to the Restore Illinois Plan.  Specifically, HYA Flag Football Season, SYSA Soccer Season, and Travel Baseball/Softball Team Tryouts/Games will be discussed.  Please see the Meeting Agenda for all items to be discussed.

 

The Open Meeting Act requires public bodies to allow for public comment.  As a result of COVID-19, the public may not be able to attend an open meeting because of compliance with quarantine or isolation orders or general efforts to remain at home during the pandemic.  The Harrisburg Township Park District (HTPD) will accept public comment by email or written submission up to the start of the meeting at 8:00 AM on August 7, 2020.  These comments will be read during the time allotted for Comments From the Public on the Agenda.

 

The HTPD will also have a toll-free conference call-in line available for the public to both make comments during the Comments From the Public time slot and observe the rest of the meeting.  The conference call-in provider is freeconferencecall.com.  The call and any participants on the call may be recorded.  Please visit the website External link opens in new tab or windowhttps://www.freeconferencecall.com/terms-of-service for information that may be collected and data security of freeconferencecall.com.


The toll-free conference call-in phone number is (844) 855-4444.  The Access Code is 232612.  Please call the park office at 618-252-2111 if you have issues with the conference call in.


7/26/2020 - July 2020 to June 2021 Budget

At the June 26, 2020 Park Board Special Meeting the Revised Preliminary Fiscal Year July 2020 to June 2021 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance was approved by the Park Board of Commissioners.  A copy of this Ordinance will be made available for public inspection for a minimum of 30 days prior to a Public Hearing and formal approval of the Fiscal Year July 2020 to June 2021 Budget & Appropriation Ordinance.  Copies of the Ordinance can be found below or by contacting the Park Office at 618-252-2111.

HTPDBudgetFY2020-2021 - Rev1.pdf