Taxes and Other Funding
Funding for Forest Preserve District of DuPage County operations comes primarily from real estate taxes.
Bonds and Referendums
The most recent voter-approved referendum passed in 2006, authorizing the sale of $68 million in bonds to acquire land, restore native habitats, and maintain and develop trails and other recreational facilities.
Financial Reporting Awards
For the past 28 years, Finance has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report.
Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports
The District is required to publish a complete set of financial statements presented in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles and audited in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards by a firm of licensed certified public accountants.
The budget is the foundation of the District’s annual financial planning and is a tool that staff uses to manage daily operations.