The Channahon Park District is primarily funded through user fees and property taxes. We value high quality service to our residents and sound financial management to maintain public trust through transparency and accountability of the Districts resources.



Freedom of Information Act

Municipal Directory/Freedom of Information Act Information External Link

FOIA Compensation Statement
In compliance with the Open Meeting Act, you may obtain Channahon Park District financial statements and audits, including total compensation packages for employees earning more than $75,000 a year in total compensation.  Please call the (815) 521-3119 to set up an appointment.


Code of Conduct

Behavior: All participants and spectators are expected to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times. The following guidelines have been developed to help make Channahon Park District programs safe and enjoyable for all participants. Additional rules may be developed for specific programs as deemed necessary by staff. All participants shall:

  • Show respect to all participants, staff, and volunteers. Participants should follow program rules and take direction from staff.
  • Refrain from using abusive or foul language.
  • Refrain from threatening or causing bodily harm to self, other participants, or staff.
  • Show respect for equipment, supplies, and facilities.
  • Not possess any weapons.

Discipline: The Channahon Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant or spectator whose behavior endangers his or her own safety or the safety of others.


Open Meetings Act

PA 97-0609 Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/7.3) External Link
IMRF Employer Cost & Participation Information


District Staff


Board of Commissioners Information/Park Board Agendas, Minutes and Dates


Photo Policy

Periodically photos and video footage are taken throughout the Channahon Park District. By participating in our programs, events, or visiting our public parks and facilities, you acknowledge your photo or video image may be taken. Photos and video footage are used by our staff to promote our programs and facilities in District publications, marketing materials and social media without further prior notice or compensation. If you prefer to not have your likeness used for these purposes, please let our staff know at the time pictures/video footage are taken or contact us at 815-467-PARK (7275). Photos and video footage are the property of the Channahon Park District, and never sold, distributed or used for any other purpose.


Strategic Master Plan

2020-2025 Strategic Master PlanExternal Link
2020-2025 Strategic Master Plan – AppendixExternal Link
2020-2025 Strategic Master Plan Overview VideoExternal Link


Budget & Finances

2019 Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
The Channahon Park District was awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
Channahon Park District receives the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial ReportingExternal Link
Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial ReportingExternal Link

Fiscal Year Budgets
2021 Budget
2020 BudgetExternal Link

Audits/CAFR Reports
Each year, the Park District hires an independent agency to audit the Park District’s financial statements and operating funds. The audit/Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is a thorough and detailed presentation of the Park District’s financial condition. It reports on the Park District’s activities and balances for each fiscal year. After presented to the board by the independent auditing agency, the report is available to the public.

2020 Audit/CAFR Report
2019 Audit/CAFR Report
2018 AuditExternal Link
2017 AuditExternal Link


Annual Report

2020 (pre audit)




Prevailing Wage Ordinance


Park Rules Ordinance


ADA Audit and Transition Plan



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