Make Your Voice Heard on Park District Capital PlanAs part of its annual budget process, the Naperville Park District invites the public to comment on capital improvements proposed for 2021. This year, project information and park maps are available online at www.napervilleparks.org/planninganddevelopment under 2021 Capital Projects. Residents are encouraged to view the projects and submit comments and questions via email to the project manager associated with each project. The comment period continues until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25.
Please note that detailed designs for the 2021 projects have not yet been developed; this is an opportunity for the community to provide input prior to the design phase.
The list of proposed capital projects for 2021 is as follows:
• Brighton Ridge Park, 775 Torrington Drive – Playground renovation
• Bailey Hobson Woods Park, 1184 Hobson Mill Drive – Pond dredging and shoreline restoration
• Brook Crossings, 1015 95th Street – Pond dredging and shoreline restoration
• Brush Hill Park, 203 N. Whispering Hills Road – Playground renovation
• Clow Creek Greenway, 4588 Pradel Drive – Shoreline restoration
• Commissioners Park, 3704 111th Street – Playground renovation
• Frontier Sports Complex (east side), 3415 Book Road – Playground renovation
• Hobson West Ponds, 1047 S. West Street – Shelter, picnic tables, and site furnishings installations
• Kingshill Park, 4271 White Eagle Drive – Playground renovation
• Park Meadow Initiative at the following:
o Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Avenue
o Redfield Commons, 1324 Redfield Road
o Springbrook Parkway, 2359 Nottingham Lane
• Walnut Ridge Park, 2304 Keim Road – Basketball court renovation
Download the August NAHC NewsletterYour August Newsletter from the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation is now available to be downloaded at www.napervillehomeowners.com/NAHC/NewsDoc/NewsDoc40691.pdf
Each month the Confederation’s newsletter provides information on our community, what it offers, and what you need to know. With the pandemic continuing to disrupt our community and lives, are including actionable information that can help navigate these unprecedented times.
In the news this month:
• A compilation of area information on coping with COVID-19 including up to date status on Naperville cases and the latest updated information on returning to school for Districts 203 and 204;
• “A Safer Naper” looks at how the Naperville Police Department builds positive partnerships with our schools;
• Timely information from our tree guru, Skeet, on proper watering for healthy trees;
• Information from CAI on HOA considerations when reopening association amenities;
• our monthly status update on Fifth Avenue Redevelopment; and
• a repeat of the information on the Confederation elections and Annual Meeting.
This month’s NAHC Briefs includes information on low income grants for heating assistance, an Illinois Department of Agriculture alert to watch out for and beware of seeds from foreign countries, updates from the Naperville Police and Fire Departments, and more. Our calendar highlights public meetings, along with events of interest from area groups, organizations, and public bodies chosen with an eye toward providing the actionable information needed to participate and stay on top of situations and opportunities.
As part of our commitment to educate and inform, every month we proudly share information from Naper Settlement, the Naperville Park District, CAI, the Naperville Public Library and other community and service organizations. We welcome news from your organization and invite you to send it to us for future editions.
Thanks for checking out our newsletter, and please let us know your thoughts. The Confederation truly believes in connecting our neighborhoods and the power of working together, neighbor to neighbor.
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Confederation Annual Meeting and Election Has Been PosponedDue to the extended social distancing guidelines throughout the month of May, the NAHC Board has cancelled the May 16th Annual Meeting and Election and postponed it until the September 19th General Meeting.
At the rescheduled Annual Meeting, and in accordance with our bylaws, the membership of the Confederation will elect members to the following offices on our Board for two year terms: Secretary, Treasurer, and Two At-large Directors.
Current Office holders, and their eligibility to continue in that position or other positions are as follows:
Secretary - Kathy Benson (eligible)
Director - Skeet (eligible)
Director - Marcia Caruso (eligible)
The Nominating Committee to have been established at our March 21st General Meeting was not formed when that meeting was cancelled. Accordingly, nominations for the open Board positions will be taken from the floor at the September meeting. Further details are available in the May Confederation newsletter.
Information on the roles and responsibilities of the positions being elected can be found in our bylaws which can be accessed by selecting "Document" on the left navigation menu and scrolling to the Document Heading "NAHC Information" and clicking on the document "NAHC Bylaws"
Founded in 1979, the Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation believes
in connecting people to what matters most - each other, neighbor to
The Confederation serves our community by providing the means to foster communication between member
associations, homeowners, and government officials. Through this communication, networking, and neighbors-
helping-neighbors, the Confederation is the vehicle through which we, as homeowners and residents, can stay
abreast of community's affairs and generate a positive influence on our area’s future.
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Who We Are:
A knowledge resource, covering topics of interest to our members and
their neighborhoods. We seek out and share information on issues and
developments, events, association governance, and property management and
An advocate for homeowners; voicing community concerns through Public
Position statements, advisory groups, and liaison committees.
A stage where speakers address what is important to our member
associations and Naperville area residents.
A conduit bringing government to the people. Our meetings create dialogue
opportunities with community leaders.
A facilitator of educational, non-partisan forums on issues, referenda and
What We Do:
“As elected officials, we have to understand and respond to the needs of our constituents. The NAHC is
a vital link between the City Council and the community, both in providing residents with important City
information as well as allowing us to hear what is on residents’ minds. By working together, we make
Naperville the best place to both live and do business.”
Steve Chirico, Mayor, City of Naperville
"For the Naperville Park District, the Naperville Area Homeowners
Confederation is an important partner in our success. The NAHC has become
an increasingly vital conduit to communicate with residents about our
programs and events, and their committed efforts in helping us to reach
our constituents is invaluable."
Ray McGury, Executive Director, Naperville Park District
"The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation brings people together to be heard and to listen. It is a
dynamic buffer between assumptions and possibilities allowing information to be considered and relationships
to flourish. It is a place where trust is built, where leaders develop and friendships are formed. Any
community worth living in is worth doing something for. Join your homeowner’s association. Come to an NAHC
meeting. Get involved. You make a difference!"."
MaryLou Wehrli, Commissioner, DuPage Forest Preserve District
"The Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation allows the Fire Department to communicate and receive
feedback from the residential customers and stakeholders that the Fire Department serves. The residential
population is our largest customer and the NAHC serves as a link to a vast majority of our citizens which has
proven very effective in promoting messages related to safety and health throughout Naperville"
Chief Mark J. Puknaitis, Naperville Fire Department
"The NAHC is a valuable partnership between City staff and residents. Through the confederation’s
proactive efforts, city staff is kept apprised of important concerns and can connect us with residents to
better share our work and City information. We appreciate the partnership of the NAHC and consider it an
important part of our success as a community."
Doug Krieger, Naperville City Manager
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Naperville Area Homeowners Confederation, Inc.
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Naperville, Illinois 60567-5245