The mission of the recreation board is to help Forest Park residents and organizations find opportunities to serve the community including influencing the maintenance, safety and improvement of Village owned green space and recreational public property. The board shall coordinate a minimum of two volunteer activities per year in Forest Park (e.g., cleanup days). The board shall be available as a resource and possible coordination center for Forest Park residents looking to organize volunteer projects for the betterment of Forest Park. The board shall also act as a conduit through which residents may communicate with the department of public works as to concerns, requests and comments regarding the village owned green spaces and recreational public property and shall be accountable to the commissioner of public property who shall be the village council liaison.
Board Members (As of November 1, 2021; 7 member board, 5-year staggered terms)
Amy Binns-Calvey, Chair
Village Council Liaison: Commissioner Jessica Voogd
Ex-Officio Member: Public Works Director Sal Stella