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  • Peoria Park District to Swear in New President and Central District Trustees at April 24 Board

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    April 26, 2019
    PEORIA, ILLINOIS, April 24, 2019 - 
     
    The Peoria Park District will be swearing in its new Board of Trustees at the Park Board meeting on April 24, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.  Members being sworn in include Robert Johnson, Sr. as Park Board President and Jackie Petty, Joyce Harant, and Joe Cassidy as Central District Trustees.  
     
    The Peoria Park District is governed by a volunteer, elected Board of Trustees. Six trustees from three separate voting districts are elected for four-year terms. The Park Board President is elected at large for a four-year term. Board meetings are held on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. 
     
    Board members also serve on standing committees alongside community members with a focus on improving the support of those who live, work, and play in the District.
     
    The swearing in of the new Board will mark the end of service for Tim Cassidy, who has served Park Board President for the past 27 years.  Mr. Cassidy did not run for re-election in 2019.  Also stepping down is Central District Trustee, Warren Rayford, who served one term on the Board.
     
    Peoria Park District staff have invited friends and family of current and new Board members to attend the meeting to celebrate; as well as, current and former District staff members who served with Tim Cassidy over his extended tenure.  The public is also invited to attend.  The meeting will be held in the auditorium of the Noble Center (1125 W. Lake Avenue) to accommodate for a crowd.  
     
    For additional information, please contact Board Secretary, Carley Allensworth, at 309-681-2801.  
    Contact:
    Carley Allensworth
    (309) 681-2801