Office of the Comptroller

Cecilia Prado, Comptroller

 

Department Overview

comptrollerThe Office of the Comptroller consists of four divisions that provide financial services to parks, departments, employees and vendors: General Accounting, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Quality Controls and Review. The Comptroller’s Office maintains the financial integrity of the District and its commitment to sound business practices and financial policies. The Office collects data and coordinates, manages and records all financial transactions for the District, in addition to managing the annual financial audit and producing the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) and the Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR).

 

Advice to Readers

The Chicago Park District (the "District") is pleased to present certain financial information concerning the District. Please keep in mind that information presented on this site only speaks as of the date it was posted or, if such information is dated, as of its date. The District does not undertake continuously to update materials posted on this site. Important events or developments after that date are not presented, and they can render dated information to be not useful or reliable. Other material that is not specifically dated also may not be current when you read it.

Where information is presented that has come from sources other than the District, the District only presents that information for convenience. The District does not undertake to verify any of that information. Links to other websites similarly do not constitute any presentation by the District, and, of course, the District takes no responsibility for them.

The information on this site has not been prepared to give information for making decisions on buying or selling securities and should not be relied upon by investors in making investment decisions. With respect to any bonds, notes or other obligations of the District, please refer for information only to the District's related Official Statement or its Continuing Disclosure filings.

The purpose of this site is to provide financial information about the District and the outstanding bonds, notes or other obligations of the District. The information is provided for quick reference only. It is not a summary or a compilation of all information relevant to any particular financial transactions, bonds, notes or other obligations. It does not purport to include every item which may be of interest, nor does it purport to present full and fair disclosure with respect to any financial transactions, bonds, notes or other obligations of the District within the meaning of applicable securities laws and regulations. There is no assurance that the information contained on this site does not contain typographical or other errors which may have occurred in converting the original source document or other source materials to electronic format. Investment decisions should be made only after full review of the Official Statement or other disclosure document and other relevant documents and matters in connection with a particular issue of bonds, notes or other obligations.

THIS IS NOT AN OFFERING DOCUMENT

Information on this site is not an offer to sell securities or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

Each viewer of the information on this site acknowledges that: (1) the District is not now by this site and the information herein offering any bonds, notes or other obligations, nor soliciting an offer to buy any securities; (2) this site and the information herein shall not be construed as any description of the District or the programs of the District in conjunction with any offering of bonds, notes or other obligations of the District; (3) the information contained on this site is subject to change without notice, and no one shall assume from the availability of this site and the information herein that the affairs of the District and/or the programs of the District have not changed since the date of this information; (4) no representation is made as to the propriety or legality of any secondary market trading of the bonds, notes or other obligations of the District by anyone in any jurisdiction, and (5) the information on this site speaks as of its date, and the District does not hereby obligate itself in any manner to periodically or otherwise update this information or to maintain the availability of this information.

All information in this site has been furnished or obtained by the District from sources believed to be accurate and reliable but is not guaranteed. Because of the possibility of human and mechanical error as well as other factors, the information in this site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, including, but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, freedom from contamination by computer viruses and non-infringement of proprietary rights, and, in particular, no representation or warranty, expressed or implied, is made or to be inferred as to the accuracy, timeliness, adequacy, legality, usefulness, reliability or completeness of this information. Neither the District, nor any of its agencies nor any of its officers or employees, shall be held liable for any use of the information described and/or contained in this site. In no event shall the District or its agencies, officers or employees be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this site, even if advised of the possibility of such damage. This disclaimer of liability applies to any and all damages and injuries, including, but not limited to those caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of any record, whether for breach of contract, tortious behavior, negligence or under any other cause of action. This disclaimer applies to both isolated and aggregate uses of the information in this site.

Any addresses or links to other websites which may be contained in this site are given only for the convenience of the viewer. The District has not participated in the preparation, collection, compilation or selection of information on any such other website and assumes no responsibility or liability for the contents of such websites. Due to the dynamic nature of the Internet, resources that are free and publicly available one day may require a fee or have restricted access the next, and the location of items may change as menus, homepages and files are reorganized. If you obtain any information from this site from any source other than this site, please be aware that electronic data can be altered subsequent to original distribution. Data can also quickly become out of date. It is recommended that careful attention be paid to any data associated with a file, and that the originator of the data or information be contacted with any questions regarding appropriate use.

The documents and related graphics contained in this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Printed output may vary from each printer based on print driver configuration. Changes may be periodically made at any time to the information on this site. If you become aware of any errors or omissions in the information on this site, we encourage you to report such errors or omissions to the Comptroller's Office at (312) 742-4341.

Choice of Law

Construction of the disclaimers above and resolution of disputes regarding such disclaimers are governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A. The laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., shall apply to all uses of this site and the information contained on this site. By viewing this site and the information contained on this site, the viewer agrees that such viewing and use shall conform to all applicable laws and regulations and that the viewer shall not violate the rights of any third parties and agrees to all of the terms, conditions and provisions set forth above under "Advice to Readers," "THIS IS NOT AN OFFERING DOCUMENT" and "Choice of Law."

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