Rockford Park District
Helping People Enjoy Life!



Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance

The Rockford Park District is pleased to provide the Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance. As required by Board of Commissioners Policy, the budget is balanced and, within available resources, is aligned to achieve the District's Priority Results, maintain the District's operational fund balances, and fund the Capital Improvement Program.

If you have any questions regarding the budget, you may contact Penny Christians, Chief Financial Officer, at 815.987.8882.

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Annual Report

The Rockford Park District makes our community a great place to live, work, learn, and play! Annual reports reflect on the major results and achievements of the district during the year, so that you are well informed as to how your park and recreation system is functioning.


2018 Report


Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

The Rockford Park District is pleased to provide Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports (CAFR). The Financial Services Team of the District takes great pride in preparing the CAFR for your review. The CAFR includes the District's audited financial statements and statistical data as well as additional information on the financial health and performance of the District. For a summary of the District's financial performance, readers are encouraged to review the Management Discussion and Analysis. If you have any questions regarding the CAFR, you may contact Penny Christians, Chief Financial Officer, at 815-987-8882.

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Total Compensation Package Information

The goal of the Rockford Park District’s compensation program is to assure that the Park District is maintaining a compensation and benefit program that attracts and retains capable and career-oriented employees while continuing to pay competitive wages and benefits for like work in the marketplace. 

Annually District staff review salary/benefit information that is gathered from the Park District’s own market survey, the annual IPRA survey and the Employer’s Association survey which encompasses a variety of public and private sector organizations in Rockford as well as Park Districts within our region. 

Pursuant to the requirements of 5 ILCS 120/7.3, we have made available in our Human Resource Department, 401 S. Main Street, Rockford, Illinois, a list of all employees having a total compensation package that exceeds $75,000 per year. For the purpose of this statute Total Compensation includes salary, health insurance, housing allowance, vehicle allowance, clothing allowance, bonuses, loans, vacation days and sick days.