The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is committed to open government. This portal is a centralized source for our most frequently requested information, including the board's actions, budgets and financial allocation, and contacts. We will work continually to improve this information area to ensure DuPage County's residents remain confident about the stewardship of their tax dollars.
Annual budgets and comprehensive financial reports are available to view and download.
Learn more about the seven elected officials who serve on the board.
The Forest Preserve District purchases required goods and services in conformance with Illinois state law, the DuPage County Purchasing Ordinance, and related organizational Board of Commissioners resolutions and administrative policies. See the District Contracts page.
See how property taxes, the sale of bonds, grants, user fees and other forms of revenue support our organizational mission and vision.
Like many governmental units its size, the Forest Preserve District hires lobbyists to learn about and champion for issues particular to its needs in Springfield.
Discover our departments who carry out the Forest Preserve District’s operations, maintain the forest preserves and provide services.
Employment Contracts and Agreements
Forest Preserve District employee contract documents, including agreements with the Metropolitan Alliance of Police (MAP), are available to view.
Police contract 2019 – 2023 (PDF)
Ranger Contract 2017 – 2020 (PDF); 2021 Ranger Contract Extension (PDF)
File a request for documents through the FOIA Center.
See the Forest Preserve District's meeting notices, agenda packets and minutes, available at Board Meetings.
Search and view payments by vendor, agency or date with the Open Checkbook module (link).
Compensation and Annual Leave
View the District's annual employee compensation data. Pursuant to Public Act 097-0609, additional information is available at Visitor Services at District headquarters at 3S580 Naperville Rd., Wheaton, IL 60189.
2021 Compensation (PDF)