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Legislative Conference

5/4/2011
When: Wednesday, May 4, 2011
8:00 AM
Where: Hilton - Springfield
700 E. Adams
Springfield, Illinois  62701
United States
Contact: Sue Triphahn


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Illinois Association of Park Districts
Thirty-third Annual Legislative Conference
May 4, 2011 Hilton Springfield

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration
Continental Breakfast provided

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
Peter M. Murphy, Esq., IAPD President/CEO Wally Frasier, IAPD Chairman, Board of Trustees

9:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Your Role in Green Government
Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon (Invited)

9:30 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. Illinois' Fiscal Future and Its Impact on Funding for Parks, Recreation & Open Space

9:50 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. An Insider's Look into the General Assembly
Panel of Members from the 97th Illinois General Assembly

10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Efficiency in Government: Why Consolidation Doesn't Make Sense for Park Districts

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Legislative Overview
Wally Frasier and Dominic Egizio Jr., Joint Legislative Committee Co-Chairs

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout #1

Track #1: Honing Your Advocacy Skills

Track #2: Show Me the Money
DNR Staff Discusses Grant Programs and New Procedures for Prompt Reimbursement

Track #3: Pensions and Other Hot Legislative Issues
Jason Anselment, Esq., IAPD Legal/Legislative Counsel, and Kristen Bauer, Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Michael J. Madigan

11:30 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
Rotation to Breakout #2

11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Breakout #2

Track #1: Honing Your Advocacy Skills

Track #2: Show Me the Money
DNR Staff Discusses Grant Programs and New Procedures for Prompt Reimbursement

Track #3: Pensions and Other Hot Legislative Issues
Jason Anselment, Esq., IAPD Legal/Legislative Counsel, and Kristen Bauer, Office of the Speaker of the House of Representatives Michael J. Madigan

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Meet with Your Legislators
Visit your legislators at the IL State Capitol to discuss legislative issues affecting park districts, forest preserves, conservation, recreation and special recreation agencies.



IAPD thanks the following Legislative Reception Sponsors:

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