On October 13, 2020, the Palatine Park District Board of Commissioners accepted a letter of resignation from Commissioner Nick Sawyer. Long time Palatine resident, Greg Sammons, was selected to fill the vacant seat.
In 2019, Palatine Park District was the recipient of a $200,000 Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) bike trail grant that allowed the District to replace two bridges, as well as asphalt on an extended portion of the Palatine Trail. This project began in August of 2020 and was completed on November 3, 2020.
Palatine Park District’s Family Friendly Theatre program will present its first virtual production on Monday, October 12 for the community to enjoy from the comfort and safety of their home. The performance that will be available to stream to virtual ticket holders was recorded in mid-September from multiple angles.
To help enjoy this momentous milestone of service the community for the last 75 years, Palatine Park District and Emmett’s Brewing Company are partnering on a 75th Anniversary Beer all September long.
Art in the Park is a new community engagement project geared to have families build and decorate a birdhouse that will then be displayed in the center of town! Participants can register to pick up a free family birdhouse kit at the Community Center starting September 1.
Palatine Park District invites the community to be a part of the decision-making process as staff members select the final amenities for the playground at Maple Park, 316 N. Winston Drive. The playground is scheduled for replacement later this fall pending weather conditions. Voting will close at 11:59pm on Saturday, August 8, 2020.