RJN Principal Michael Young to Present at ILSTMA Fall Workshop

Wheaton, Ill., October 5, 2016 - RJN Principal Michael Young will be presenting about the award-winning West Park Wet-Weather Storage Facility project at the West Park site for a fall workshop hosted by the Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association (ILSTMA) on Wednesday, October 12, 2016.

Details about this event are as follows—

Presentation Title: Fall Workshop/Sports Turf Day in Wilmette
Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Time: Check-in begins at 8:30 AM; the program and lunch is from 9 AM to 1 PM
Presenter: Michael Young, P.E., Principal, RJN
Location: West Park, 3513 Lake Ave, Wilmette, Illinois 60091

Description: This workshop will discuss how the Wilmette Park District partnered with the Village of Wilmette to achieve the goals of both agencies. Technical topics covered during the workshop include:

  • Working, partnering, and negotiating with other municipalities
  • Design, build construction, and management of a combined sewer overflow (CSO) tank
  • Park District operations and programming adaptations to a dual purpose site
  • “Big Brown Mound” demonstration and presentation of opportunities



All sports turf or facility managers, park superintendents, athletic directors, and public works professionals are invited to take part in this workshop. The event is sponsored in part by the ILSTMA, the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA), and the local American Public Works Assocation (APWA) chapter. Registration for the workshop is $30 for members of any of those associations, $40 for non-members, and $20 for additional members from the same organization. Coffee, morning snacks, and a box lunch are included with the price of admission.

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