Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Check out election results for the Park Ridge Park District.
Update 9:58 p.m. In unofficial results it appears the Park Ridge Park District referendum for the Youth Campus has passed. Updated 9:41 p.m. The Parks referendum still has strong support and looks like it will pass. For Park board commissioners Joan Bende is currently the top vote getter with Richard Biagi, Richard Brandt, and James Phillips leading for the other three board positions. Updated 8:28 p.m. The referendum looks like its going to pass: 1,000 vote lead for yes with only 6 precincts to go. Updated 8:03 p.m. With 20 of 32 precincts reporting, the park referendum supporters are up by about 700 votes. Updated 7:51 p.m. The Park Referendum is close with the yes votes leading by about 200 – 1,348 to 1,143 Updated 7:40 p.m. With just …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
On Thursday, the Park Ridge Park District will consider spending $7.1 million, but there is nothing on its website about what the money would go for. The district will ask voters for an additional $6.6 million on the April ballot.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
On Thursday, the Park Ridge Park District will consider whether to spend $7.1 million to demolish the two pools at the outdoor Centennial Pool complex and rebuild it using a new layout and design. Most district residents--who live in Park Ridge and the southwest quadrant of Niles--first learned of the cost last week, and many residents do not yet know the district also plans to ask them on the April ballot whether they want to spend $6.6 million to acquire land at the former Youth Campus on Prospect Avenue in Park Ridge. Like Park Ridge Patch or Niles-Morton Grove Patch on Facebook for news, conversation The district has said it would not need voter approval to spend the $7.1 million to re-do the Centennial Pool complex, and that it …
Monday, August 20, 2012
The park board took no action Thursday re: asking residents for more tax revenue via a referendum question on November's ballot. The district may want to buy about 7 acres of the Youth Campus site.
The fate of the Park Ridge Youth Campus is undecided after the Park Ridge Park District board's Thursday meeting. Board members spent more than 90 minutes privately discussing whether to acquire part of the 11-acre property, only to say they would not make a decision yet. Earlier: Crowd gathers to hear details on proposal for new park After convening the meeting Thursday, the board asked members of the public to step out of the board room for a private discussion about purchasing the campus property at 735 N. Propect Ave. To acquire the property, the board would have to put a referendum question on the ballot, asking residents whether they'd support a property tax increase in order to buy it. Park district officials want to turn part …