Regular Meeting of
The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
May 22, 2018
Boy Scout Cabin
Regular Meeting Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Open Forum
3. Approval of: May 22, 2018 Agenda
4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: April 24, 2018
5. Approval of April 2018 Financial Report
6. Department Reports
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. Executive / Closed Minutes – Discussion of minutes of meetings lawfully closed under Illinois Open Meetings Act, whether for purposes of approval by the body of the minutes or semi-annual review of the minutes.
b. 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.
c. Vacancy – the consideration of the appointment of a member to fill a vacancy on the Board of Commissioners.
d. Security procedures, school building safety and security, and the use of personnel and equipment to respond to an actual, a threatened, or a reasonably potential danger to the safety of employees, students, staff, the public or public property.
9. Reconvene to Open Session (possible actions following Executive Session)
10. Old Business
a. Discuss / Approve MYBSA lease of N. Otis Street Concession building.
b. Discuss / Approve MSI lease of concession building at the Soccer Complex.
c. Discuss / Approve Batting Cage and Goofy Golf lease for 2018.
d. Discuss / Approve agreement between Marion Park District and Pepsi MidAmerica.
e. Discuss / Approve prioritizing / finalizing the list of Capital Projects.
11. New Business
a. Discuss / Approve Marion First United Methodist Church administering a lunch program at Pyramid Park (North Pavilion) starting May 29, 2018 and running through August 10, 2018.
b. Discuss / Approve FY2019 Tentative Budget Ordinance 18-03.
c. Discuss / Approve 2018 MHS Grad Spree donation.
d. Discuss / Approve Interest Payment on Bonds to Bank of Oklahoma due June 10, 2018.
e. Discuss / Approve soliciting bids for a new mower with a maximum budget of $18,000. Approval to allow Director to make purchase based on best price and quality of mower as soon as possible.
f. Open / consider bids from lending institution for the installment loan for the Inclusive Playground project.
g. Discuss / Approve Ordinance 18-04 installment loan for the Inclusive Playground.
h. Discuss / Approve appointment and installation of Heath Welch as Marion Park District Commissioner to fill the remaining term created by the resignation of Lindsay Blades.
12. Next Meeting Date: June 26, 2018
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