President Pro Tem
Thomas (T.R.) Smith
John J. Hoscheit
The Kane County Forest Commission meets at 9:00 a.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, prior to the regular monthly County Board meetings.
If you wish to speak at a Forest Preserve Commission meeting, you must submit a completed Request to Speak Form
. You may submit the form online no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting, or you may submit the form in person to the Committee Secretary no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.
The Forest Preserve Commission governs the Forest Preserve District. The Commission meets monthly to consider all business recommended through the Executive Committee.
The President is elected every two years by the Commission and he/she in turn appoints Commission members, with the Commission's approval, to serve on the Executive Committee. The President of the Forest Preserve District of Kane County is a member of all committees.
Kane County Board members serve a dual function as commissioners of the Forest Preserve and the Kane County Board.
To contact Forest Preserve Commissioners:
for a link to Kane County's web site, which includes contact information for each Commissioner. E-mail addresses are also available by selecting the link to each individual Commissioner's Web page.
SCHEDULE [ Meets as needed ]
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