Mundelein Park & Recreation District and the Village of Mundelein were among the winners recognized Friday, October 13 at the Illinois Association of Park Districts 2017 Best of the Best Gala.
The government bodies are top award recipients in the category for Intergovernmental Cooperation for the transfer of property in the Holcomb subdivision to develop a park. Each year, nominations are submitted for the Illinois Association of Park Districts “Best of the Best Awards” from park districts, forest preserves, conservation, recreation and special recreation agencies across the state. This program is designed to recognize units of government which have created successful intergovernmental agreements or partnerships that maximize tax dollars and benefit residents throughout the community. Pictured left to right, back row: IAPD Executive Director Peter Murphy, MPRD Board Treasurer Wally Frasier, Mundelein Village Administrator John Lobaito, MPRD Board Commissioner Pat McGrath, IAPD Board Chairman Tom Baez. Front row:
MPRD Executive Director Margaret Resnick, and MPRD Board President Kevin Dolan.