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Regular Meeting of
The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
December 27, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Boys Scout Cabin

Regular Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Open Forum

3. Approval of: December 27, 2016 Agenda

4. Approval of Tax Levy Hearing and Regular Meeting Minutes: November 22, 2016

5. Approval of November Financial Report

6. Department Reports
a. Administration
b. Park Services

7. Commissioners Reports

8. Executive Session pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2) of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (if requested):
a. Personnel – To consider the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance, or dismissal of specific employees of the public body or legal counsel
for the public body, including hearing testimony or a complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine
its validity.
b. Negotiations – the collective negotiations between public employers and their employees and deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employees.
c. Real Estate – the acquisition or lease of real property or the selling or rental price of real estate.
9. Reconvene to Open Session (possible actions following Executive Session)

10. Old Business

a. Discuss / Approve FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act) / Leave of Absence policy.

11. New Business

a. Discuss / Approve acceptance of a 100% grant from Mr. Greg Karayiannis for construction of a pavilion at Pyramid Park to be named after Mr. Karayiannis (or as he wishes).
b. Discuss / Approve appointing of a volunteer disc golf community liaison for the Disc Golf Course at Pyramid Park.
c. Discuss / Approve taking bids for the purchase of a new tractor, front end loader and backhoe attachment from the Capital Fund Project.
d. Discuss / Approve grant application to the Harrison / Bruce Foundation for the renovation of Russell Street Tennis Courts.
e. Discuss / Approve renaming street through Pyramid Park to “Pharaoh’s Way” and dedicating the street to City of Marion.
f. Discuss / Approve increasing the Disc Golf budget from $17,500 to $20,000 for the purchase of speed bumps and new signs for Pyramid Park.
g. Discuss / Approve payment to Gateway Disc Golf invoice.
h. Discuss / Approve meeting dates for the fourth Tuesday of each month for January 2017 – December 2017.

January 24, 2017
February 28, 2017
March 28, 2017
April 25, 2017
May 23, 2017
June 27, 2017
July 25, 2017
August 22, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 24, 2017
November 28, 2017
December 26, 2017

12. Next Meeting Date: January 24, 2017

13. Adjournment

In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any individual who is in need of a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in or benefit from attendance at the public meeting of the Marion Park District Board of Commissioners should contact Jack Reed, Director at 618-993-3940.