5 areas of strategic priority
Goal: create exceptional experience that meet or exceed the diverse needs of our community. Objectives: authentic relationships, easy access, exceptional experiences, IDEA leadership
Goal: maximize taxpayer trust, value and benefits through sound financial policies and practices. Objectives: financial sustainability, balanced investments, enduring partnerships.
environmental & historic stewardship
Goal: lead the way in protecting the District’s environmental and historic resources. Objectives: resource conservation protection and stewardship, sustainable practices, awareness, education and outreach.
employer of choice
Goal: create a work environment that values, invests i and empowers a high performing, engaged workforce. Objectives: best place to work, high performing and engaged workforce, growth & development culture, IDEA leadership.
Goal: optimize organizational performance through strong leadership, efficient and modernized operations, and data informed decision making. Objectives: data informed decision making, efficient and modernized operations, exceptional leadership
learn about the development process
In the assessment phase (Sept 2022-Jan 2023), we collected information from across the organization and the community:
- Affirmed framework for plan
- Reviewed mission, vision, guiding principles
- Developed process, timeline
- Conducted a community-wide survey
- Held staff NOISE workshops
- Conducted a partnership survey
- Held board member interviews
- Reviewed existing plans, reports
In Phase 2, we have mapped out our draft strategies, goals and objectives (Jan 2023-Feb 2023).
- Revised strategic plan terminology
- Drafted revised goals, objectives, and KPIs
- Conducted board retreat
- Revised strategic plan
In this phase 3, we developed a short survey for community review and feedback on the draft version of our 2023-2026 Strategic Plan. Thank you to all who shared your thoughts and took the time to review the draft plan!
adoption & implementation
After reviewing and applying community feedback to the draft strategic plan, the final plan was reviewed by the Park Board and approved at the March 2023 Board Meeting. The Strategic Plan timeline begins May 1, 2023 to coincide with the Park District fiscal year.
feedback we've received
“[Our partnership with the park district is] a wonderful pairing; residents benefit from the commitment, expertise, and partnership. Thankful for the support.”
“We consider Glenview Park District to be one of our strongest community partners.”
“I particularly enjoy the Park Center and have been a member for most, if not all, of the years I’ve lived in Glenview.”
“Glenview Park District offers a variety of options for all ages. They are affordable and have a good sense for what the community wants”.
“Seems to have something for everyone; serves all ages. Moved here with young children and (GPD) provided classes for them through teen and young adult years, and now lots of activities for me as a senior.”
“The Glenview Park District is inclusive and present.”
“We really enjoy the variety of programming options available, from basketball to swim lessons to birthday parties and more.”