Transparency Portal

Transparency Portal

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 Financial Reports

Annual budgets and comprehensive financial reports are available to view and download.  


Board of Commissioners

Learn more about the seven elected officials who serve on the board.


District Contracts

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


District Funding

See how property taxes, the sale of bonds, grants, user fees and other forms of revenue support our organizational mission and vision. 


District Lobbyists

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. 


District Departments

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.

Ranger contract 2022-2024 (PDF)

Police contract 2019 – 2023 (PDF)

Employment Agreement between the FPDDC and Karie Friling for the position of Executive Director (PDF)


Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140)

File a request for documents through the FOIA Center.


Transparency in Coverage Reporting

The Transparency in Coverage Final Rule requires disclosure of the negotiated rates with in-network providers and the historic allowed amounts paid to out-of-network providers for all health plans available to employers.  

Click on the following links to review files containing this information for the Forest Preserve District's covered plans.



Meetings and Documents

See the Forest Preserve District's meeting notices, agenda packets and minutes, available at Board Meetings. 


Open Checkbook

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.

2023 Compensation (PDF)

Elected Officials' Compensation (PDF)