Announcements FY2024 OSLAD Grant Award The Frankfort Square Park District is thrilled to announce that it has been chosen to receive a $600,000 Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) grant award from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. This grant will fund the redevelopment of one of the original FSPD parks, Hunter Prairie Park, located at 7420 W. North Avenue in Frankfort. The Park District appreciates the support it has received over the years from the Villages of Frankfort and Tinley Park, our local High School and Elementary School Districts, community groups, and, most importantly, FSPD residents that attended the public meetings, wrote letters of support, and provided valuable input that has been incorporated into the Hunter Prairie Park Plan. Since 1980, the Park District has received $4,944,760 in grant funding from various sources that has made acquisitions and improvements possible throughout the District, including but not limited to Union Creek Park, Lighthouse Pointe Park, Brookside Bayou & Community Gardens Park, Community Park, development and improvements, acquisition of Square Links Golf Course, along with the bike path, boardwalk extension, and picnic shelters. Click here for a complete list of grant projects. It is through various funding vehicles that the Park District has been able to provide quality open space and recreation offerings that FSPD residents have come to expect and enjoy. Revitalization of Hunter Prairie Park will ensure that it will be a great asset that the community will enjoy for many more years to come. <CLICK the image for a larger view> Bid/RFP List Advertisement Name Date Due Status Bid Purchase of Ford F-350 4×4 SD Super Cab Truck January 10, 2024 Awarded Bid Purchase of GameTime Playground Equipment January 10, 2024 Awarded Bid Light Poles at Champions & Union Creek Parks January 10, 2024 Awarded Bid Landscape Maintenance Services February 9, 2023 Awarded Bid Sale of Excess Equipment 2012 New Holland Wheel Loader September 28, 2022 Awarded Bid Sale of Excess Equipment 4/25/2022 Awarded Bid Asphalt Installation 3/16/2022 Awarded Bid Purchase of 2022 Caterpillar Model 289 Compact Track Loader 3/7/22 Awarded Bid Sale of FSPD’s 2013 Peterbilt Dump Truck 2/22/22 Awarded Bid Asphalt Installation – Addendum #1 6/10/2021 Awarded Bid Concrete / Asphalt Installation 4/8/2020 Awarded Bid Landscape Maintenance Services 1/22/2020 Awarded RFP Professional Auditing Services 1/15/2020 Awarded Explore Frankfort Square Our Mission Statement It is the mission of the Frankfort Square Park District to provide accessible, non-discriminatory recreational services, facilities, and open space in an environmentally conscious, fiscally responsible manner.