Two Batavia Park Board seats up for election in April

Fri September 30, 2016

 There will be two seats open for candidates seeking election to the Batavia Park District Board of Commissioners at the Consolidated Election on April 4, 2017. Those who wish to run for a seat on the Board must be 18 years of age and a Batavia Park District resident for at least one year prior to the election. Park Board Commissioners do not receive any compensation and serve six-year terms. Commissioners are assigned to represent the Park District as liaisons to various not-for-profit groups and organizations.

The 2017 Election Guide and eligibility requirements are available at: www.elections.il.gov. Petitions for candidates interested in running may now be circulated. 

The filing period for these petitions will be Monday, December 12 through Friday, December 16 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The petitions should be filed with Executive Director Allison Niemela at the Civic Center, 327 W. Wilson Street, Batavia, Illinois. Candidates’ names will appear on the election ballot in the order in which their nominating papers are received unless papers are filed simultaneously in which case a lottery will be held.

Additional information about the Batavia Park District and its Board of Commissioners can be found at www.bataviaparks.org