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Regular Meeting of

The Marion Park District

Board of Commissioners

March 28, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Boys Scout Cabin

  Regular Meeting Agenda

1.Call to Order

2. Open Forum

3. Approval of March 28, 2017 Agenda

4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: February 28, 2017

5. Approval of February 2017 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. 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. New Business

a. Discuss / Approve Cornerstone Church Youth Group having a Community Outreach day at Ray Fosse Park on May 8, 2017.

b. Discuss Marion Garden Club will hold their Arbor Day dedication on April 28, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at Pyramid Park.

c. Discuss / Approve MSI Lease at the Soccer Complex Concession building.

d. Discuss / Approve advertising for sealed bids for the purchase of a 2017 Pick-up (3/4 ton, 4×4) with Trade – In of 2001 ¾ Ton Dodge Pick-up.

e. Discuss / Approve advertising bids for food concessions at the Aquatic Center for the summer 2017.

f. Discuss / Approve purchase of a ‘used’ Dump Truck with possible Trade – In. Purchase price not to exceed $30,000.

g. Discuss / Approve prioritizing / finalizing list of Capital Projects to be completed within the next two (2) years from the Capital Projects Fund.

  • three (3) pitchers mounds – $6,500.00

h. Discuss / Approve 2017 Blue and Gold Triathlon on July 15, 2017.

i. Discuss / Approve revised employment application for 2017.

j. Discuss / Approve the attendance of Director Reed to the NRPA annual conference in New Orleans, LA on September 26 – 28, 2017 with travel dates of September 25th and 29th, 2017.

k. Discuss / Approve the time frame for past minutes to remain posted on the website. Per statute minutes must remain posted for sixty (60) days after initial posting.

l. Discuss / Approve establishing a Board of Commissioners Operational Committee for the Marion Park District.

m. Discuss development of Commissioner Orientation packet.

11. Next Meeting Date: April 25, 2017

12. 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.