"Determined, Student, Encouraging"
The Parks & Planning crew spend their days making Oak Park beautiful and safe for residents to enjoy! Learn more about the crew's tasks and day-to-day processes behind the scenes of Oak Park life.
Three teams handle different things around Oak Park under the purview of Chris Lindgren, Superintendent of Parks and Planning.
The team under Nelson Acevedo, Buildings Supervisor, handles all brick and mortar facilities, as well as their maintenance needs.
The team under Travis Stephen, Turf Manager, manages the parks and grounds, as well as upkeep of both turf and sports fields.
The team under John Borland, Grounds Maintenance Supervisor, manages the courts, grounds, parks and playgrounds.
The Parks & Planning team also handles set-up, break-down, and cleanup for our Movies in the Park series, the Summer Concerts series, the Frank Lloyd Wright Race, and more