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.