News Release
6834 Dempster Street, Morton Grove, IL 60053
Phone (847) 965-1200
Contact Person: Jeff Wait: 847-965-0383

There are four open seats on the five-member Morton Grove Park District Board of Commissioners which will be filled at the April 4, 2017 consolidated election. There are two six- year terms and two 2-year terms available. An individual interested in running for office must be a registered voter and a Morton Grove Park District resident for at least one year prior to the election. Park Board positions are unpaid. Candidate materials are available and may be picked up at the Park District Administration building at 6834 Dempster Street, Morton Grove. Park District hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Nominating petitions will be available and may be circulated beginning September 20, 2016. Petition must be signed by not less than 2% of the number of ballots cast at the last election for trustee or commissioner in the district, but in no case by less than 25. The filing period for the April election will be 9:00 a.m. Monday, December 12, 2016 through 5:00 p.m. Monday, December 19, 2016 at the Park District office. For more information, contact Jeff Wait at (847-965-0383) or email:

Please Note: Morton Grove Park District assembles and provides elections materials for potential candidates for the office of Park Commissioner only as a convenience and public service. All efforts are made to ensure that information is accurate and current. However, users should not consider this information as an official or authoritative source, and candidates are themselves primarily responsible for compliance with the Illinois Elections Code and requirements of the State and County Boards of Election. All are advised to independently verify information received, which should in no way be construed as legal advice. Users should contact an attorney or election officials with the State or County if they require legal assistance or advice.
Information regarding the Morton Grove Park District is available on the Park District website: