A Board of Commissioner’s Meeting will take place virtually Wednesday, April 14 at 11:30 am. Use the following link to view the meeting:  https://rebrand.ly/CPDLive_Board_Mtg_4-14-21
To utilize live captioning when viewing on a remote device, watch the YouTube livestream feed:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X8QI6sAtxwM  

Members of the public will have the opportunity to address the Board during the “People in the Parks” section of the meetings.  A total of 30 minutes is allotted for this public comment period at each board meeting.  Those addressing the Board are limited to two minutes and must register in advance.  See registration information below.  Those unable to speak due to the time limit may address their concerns to the Board in writing. 

Registration Requirements
Persons who wish to address the Board during the public comment period must submit registration information to the Secretary of the Board of Commissioners or her designee, in one of the following three manners.  Sign-up is on a first come first serve basis and opens Friday morning before the meeting and closes at 4 pm on Monday before the meeting.  View the Board meeting calendar.

1.  Email Sign-Up
Send an email to signuptospeak@chicagoparkdistrict.com, with the following information

  • Name
  • Contact information (phone and email)
  • Relevant Title or Park Affiliation
  • Issue to address

Supporting documents can be attached to the email for submission to the Board of Commissioners

2.  Telephone Sign-Up
Call (312) 742-4299, and provide the following information after the recording:

  • Name
  • Contact information (phone and email)
  • Relevant Title or Park Affiliation
  • Issue to address

3.  In-person Sign-Up
Come to the 3rd Floor of the Chicago Park District Administration Building at 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Chicago, IL. 60611 from 1:00-4:00 PM, on the Monday prior to the meeting only.

When you arrive on the 3rd floor, call the Office of the Secretary at (312) 742-4741 or dial 2-4741 from the phone in the hallway area and someone will come out and meet you. 

Regardless of the manner in which you submit your request to speak, all submissions must be received by 4:00 PM the Monday prior to the meeting. Any submissions received after 4:00 PM will not be allowed to address the board.

The request must set out clearly the nature of the subject matter to be presented and must relate to matters within the authority of the Board of Commissioners. The Board reserves the right to make additional methods of registration available from time to time.

Before coming to speak, please review our public participation rules:
View the Public Participation Rules

To learn more about what will be covered at the meeting, view the meeting agendas:
View Board Meeting Agendas