Peoria Park District Observer Report
Scott Loftus, Superintendent of Recreational Services, presented information on the Summer Fun Park Pass which allows unlimited access to students (from June 1 to August 31) to PPD activities. These passes have been mailed out to all students within PPD boundaries in the city of Peoria. The passes allow two parents to accompany their child.
Kevin Davis, Recreation Services Manager, discussed the PPD scholarship program that allows families that qualify financially to participate in camps, RiverPlex memberships, the Peoria Zoo, etc. for a small fee, not to exceed $5 per person. Scholarships are full or partial, based on financial need. Applications can be picked up at Bonnie Noble Center, RiverPlex, or Proctor Center. From May 1, 2021, to April 30, 2022, slightly more than 300 families qualified for the scholarships.
President Johnson recognized four fallen PPD police officers who have died in the line of duty. Chief of PPD police, Todd Green, introduced four of his full time and part time officers. They were thanked for their service.
James Stuttle was presented with a certificate of appreciation for his years of service 2013-2022 as he retires from the Recreation Advisory Committee. He worked closely with Springdale Cemetery, specifically in regards to the intergovernmental agreement.
All trustees were present in person or on Facebook. The meeting was called to order at 6:05 and adjourned at 8:05.
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