|The Granite City Park District was established in 1921 as a separate|
taxing district unto itself.
|The District levies taxes separate from any other governmental unit.|
|The District is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners|
elected District wide for a terms of 6 years each.
|The Board of Commissioners meet twice monthly with the exception|
of December and January.
|The District has an approximate annual operating budget of approximately|
2.1 million dollars annually.
|The District currently has a population of 31,864 residents.|
|The District generates approximately 1.33 million dollars from property tax.|
|The District generates approximately $208,000 annually from Illinois * Replacement Tax.|
|The District generates approximately $583,000 from programs annually.|
|The District has 13 full time employees and 200-250 part time employees annually with a total payroll of approximately $980,000.|
|The District's fiscal year runs from May 1 to April 30 each year. |
|The District is obligated by law to complete an annual audit each year.|
|The District consists of 13 parks totaling over 175 acres.|