Chicago Park District: An Independent Appraisal of Its Form and Function -- A Synopsis of the Findings and Recommendations

July 01, 1993

This report summaries the Civic Federation's detailed examination of the Chicago Park District's personnel system, organizational structure, and the process by which management decisions were made regarding local parks. The report generally found the system to be very centralized and made recommendations regarding decentralization, the overhaul of management processes, and developing standards for staff accountability.