white oak Master Plan 2008-2012

The Forest Preserve District of Kane County, through its planning process, has developed a Comprehensive Master Plan that provides a guide and vision for the future.

You may download the full document in its entirety or any of the individual chapters. Please note: Some of these files are large and may take several minutes to download.

Master Plan 2008-2012
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Chapter 1: The District
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  • Introduction
  • Mission Statement
  • District Goals
  • District Map
  • Forest Preserve History
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Existing Conditions
  • Future Conditions
  • Goals and Objectives of the Master Plan

Chapter 2: Inventory and Analysis of Existing Facilities
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  • Introduction
  • Open Space
  • Preserve Function
  • Preserve Classification
  • Regional Facilities Map
  • Facility Matrix
  • Existing Facilities Map
  • Recommended Preserve Improvements

Chapter 3: Capital Projects
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Chapter 4: Base Data and Background Information
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  • Jurisdiction and Organization
  • District Growth
  • Managing Growth
  • Population
  • Demographics
  • Transportation
  • District Trails
  • Referendums
  • Land Use Composition
  • Greenways
  • Historical and Cultural Sites
  • Public Survey
  • Public Participation

Chapter 5: District Natural Resources
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  • Diversity of Natural Resources
  • Native Midwestern/Kane County Plan Communities
  • Kane County Significant Geological Features

Chapter 6: District Land Acquisition
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  • Acquisition Overview
  • 1999 Land Holdings
  • 1999 Referendum Accomplishments
  • 2005 Land Holdings
  • 2005 Referendum Accomplishments
  • Acquisition Guide
  • Farmland Preservation
  • Summary

Chapter 7: Management
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  • Executive Office Introduction
  • Organization Chart
  • Departments
    • Community Affairs
    • Finance
    • Human Resources
    • Natural Resources
    • Operations
    • Planning and Development
    • Public Safety

Chapter 8: Implementation Plan
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  • Supply and Demand
  • Proposed Five Year Grant Plan
  • Proposed Five Year Priority Plan
  • Summary
  • Definitions
  • References
  • Forest Preserve Guidelines
  • Appendix A: Glossary of Terms
  • Appendix B: Bibliography
  • Appendix C: Forest Preserve Guidelines

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