Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
SharePoint

Skip Navigation LinksCommittees
The about us committee pages.

  
Description
  
  
The Kane County Forest Commission meets at 9:00 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, prior to the regular monthly County Board meetings. 

Full Commission meetings are held at the Kane County Government Center, 719 S. Batavia Ave., Bldg. A., Geneva, IL 60134. 

If you wish to speak at a Forest Preserve Commission meeting, you must submit a completed Request to Speak Form. You may submit the form online no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting, or you may submit the form in person to the Committee Secretary no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

The Forest Preserve Commission governs the Forest Preserve District. The Commission meets monthly to consider all business recommended through the Executive Committee.

The President is elected every two years by the Commission and he/she in turn appoints Commission members, with the Commission's approval, to serve on the Executive Committee. The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees.
 
Kane County Board members serve a dual function as commissioners of the Forest Preserve and the Kane County Board.
 
To contact Forest Preserve Commissioners:
Click here for a link to Kane County's web site, which includes contact information for each Commissioner. E-mail addresses are also available by selecting the link to each individual Commissioner's Web page.
 
Full Commission
  
Monthly meeting notices are sent to Committee Members, the media, and those members of the public that request them. Committee meeting dates are listed on the District web site.
 
Dates and times are subject to change.
 
The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees.
Enterprise Committee
  
The Executive Committee meets monthly to consider all business recommended through the Land Acquisition/Enterprise, Finance, and Planning & Utilization Committees as well as independent issues such as District policies/procedures, purchases/bids, master planning, studies/surveys, personnel, resolutions, and all other items not within the jurisdiction of the aforementioned committees. Once issues are approved by the Executive Committee, they proceed to the Commission for final consideration/approval.

Executive Committee meetings are held at Forest Preserve District administrative headquarters, located at 1996 S. Kirk Rd., Ste. 320, Geneva, IL 60134. (Note: We are located on the third floor of the Fox Valley Ice Arena. Upon entering the arena, elevators and stairs are located on the right-hand side, to the right of the information desk.)

If you wish to speak at an Executive Committee meeting, you must submit a completed Request to Speak Form. You may submit the form online no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting, or you may submit the form in person to the Committee Secretary no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.
 
To contact Forest Preserve Commissioners:
Click here for a link to Kane County's web site, which includes contact information for each Commissioner. E-mail addresses are also available by selecting the link to each individual Commissioner's Web page.
 
Executive Committee
  
Monthly meeting notices are sent to Committee Members, the media, and those members of the public that request them. Dates and times are subject to change.

Land Acquisition Committee meetings are held at Forest Preserve District administrative headquarters, located at 1996 S. Kirk Rd., Ste. 320, Geneva, IL 60134. (Note: We are located on the third floor of the Fox Valley Ice Arena. Upon entering the arena, elevators and stairs are located on the right-hand side, to the right of the information desk.)​
 
If you wish to speak at a Land Acquisition & Enterprise Committee meeting, you must submit a completed Request to Speak Form. You may submit the form online no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting, or you may submit the form in person to the Committee Secretary no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees.
 
To contact Forest Preserve Commissioners:
Click here for a link to Kane County's web site, which includes contact information for each Commissioner. E-mail addresses are also available by selecting the link to each individual Commissioner's Web page.
 
LandAcqEnterprise
  
The Planning & Utilization Committee meets monthly to consider all business regarding the use, management, modifications or improvements to District properties. Types of issues may include (but are not limited to): land planning, cooperative or intergovernmental agreements, easements, special events, property use, preserve amenities, natural resources, wildlife studies and management, citizen comments/suggestions and purchases/bids in relation to equipment, management, improvements or modification of properties. The Planning & Utilization Committee may establish subcommittees to coordinate special projects or evaluations.
 
Dates and times are subject to change.

Planning & Utilization Committee meetings are held at Forest Preserve District administrative headquarters, located at 1996 S. Kirk Rd., Ste. 320, Geneva, IL 60134. (Note: We are located on the third floor of the Fox Valley Ice Arena. Upon entering the arena, elevators and stairs are located on the right-hand side, to the right of the information desk.)​

If you wish to speak at a Planning & Utilization Committee meeting, you must submit a completed Request to Speak Form. You may submit the form online no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting, or you may submit the form in person to the Committee Secretary no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.
 

The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees.
 
To contact Forest Preserve Commissioners:
Click here for a link to Kane County's web site, which includes contact information for each Commissioner. E-mail addresses are also available by selecting the link to each individual Commissioner's Web page.
 
Utilization Committee
  
The Land Acquisition/Enterprise Committee meets monthly on all business regarding the District’s enterprise operations and contracts including golf course management firms (Hughes Creek, Settler’s Hill and Deer Valley Golf Courses) and Elfstrom Stadium/Kane County Cougars. Types of issues may include (but are not limited to): contract details/renewals, business/financial reports, management, operations, planning, purchases/bids, and special projects as they relate to the aforementioned operations. This Committee also handles all business regarding the purchase or donation of land for the District.
 
Dates and times are subject to change.
 
The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees
Land Acquisition Committee
  
The Community Affairs Committee meets monthly to consider programming, policies and marketing as it relates to the District’s environmental education, Nature Center and community programming. Types of issues may include (but are not limited to): the development of program facilities, fee structures, program expansion, cooperative initiatives, special events and marketing.
 
Dates and times are subject to change.
 
The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees
Community Affairs Committee
  
Monthly meeting notices are sent to Committee Members, the media, and those members of the public that request them.
 
The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees
Campground Subcommittee
  
The Finance & Administration Committee meets on an as-needed basis to consider financial planning, budget, annual audit and financial policies.
 
Dates and times are subject to change.

Finance & Administration Committee meetings are held at Forest Preserve District administrative headquarters, located at 1996 S. Kirk Rd., Ste. 320, Geneva, IL 60134. (Note: We are located on the third floor of the Fox Valley Ice Arena. Upon entering the arena, elevators and stairs are located on the right-hand side, to the right of the information desk.)​
 
If you wish to speak at a Finance & Administration Committee meeting, you must submit a completed Request to Speak Form. You may submit the form online no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting, or you may submit the form in person to the Committee Secretary no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees.
 
Click here to view the current Budget.
 
To contact Forest Preserve Commissioners:
Click here for a link to Kane County's web site, which includes contact information for each Commissioner. E-mail addresses are also available by selecting the link to each individual Commissioner's Web page.
 
 
Finance Committee
  
Monthly meeting notices are sent to Committee Members, the media, and those members of the public that request them. Committee meeting dates are listed on the District web site.
 
Dates and times are subject to change.
 
The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees
Housing Subcommittee
  
This page contains documents pertaining to Public Informational Meetings that are scheduled through the Planning & Utilization Committee.

If you wish to speak at a Public Informational Meeting, you must submit a completed Request to Speak Form. You may submit the form online no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting, or you may submit the form in person to the Secretary no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.
Public Informational Meetings