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Forest Preserve Advisory Board
  • 4th Thursday at 7:30 pm at the Public Works Facility
  • Specific meeting details may change.  In addition, boards and committees do hold special meetings and hearings as necessary.  Please check the full Meetings Calendar for details about specific meetings.

Minutes are available following approval.
Minutes to meetings prior to 2012 can be found in the Document Center.
Minutes to meetings from 2012 on can be found in the Agenda Center.

  • Nine members

The purpose of the Forest Preserve Advisory Board is to:
  • Advise on the formulation of policy related to the management and maintenance of the Greenbelt Forest Preserve and on the designation of Forest Preserve areas
  • Annually, report to the City Council on the health and condition of the Forest Preserve. Monitor the Forest Preserve, as well as activities within it, and report any circumstances requiring attention
  • As needed, review and make recommendations on the Management and Maintenance Guidelines and the Forest Preserve Article of the City Code
  • As needed, sponsor educational and interpretative programs to further the city’s objective of protecting the Forest Preserve areas

  • Department of Planning and Community Development Director