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 Tax Levy Hearing of

  The Marion Park District

    Board of Commissioners

 November 19, 2019

  6:45 p.m.

  Boy Scout Cabin

Public Hearing to discuss the

2019 payable 2020 Tax Levy

1.         Call to Order

2.         Open Forum – 2019 payable 2020 Tax Levy

3.         Discussion of Ordinance 19-05 Tax Levy 2019 payable 2020

            a. Kim Meyer CPA of Hudgens and Meyer CPA.

4.         Adjournment



 Regular Meeting of

  The Marion Park District

    Board of Commissioners

   November 19, 2019

  7:00 p.m.

  Boy Scout Cabin

 Regular Meeting Agenda

1.         Call to Order

2.         Open Forum

3.         Approval of November 19, 2019 Agenda

4.         Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes:  October 22, 2019

5.         Approval of October 2019 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. 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. 

9.         Reconvene to Open Session (possible actions following Executive Session)

10.       New Business

a.  Discuss / Approve special compensation for all full-time staff (M. Strobel, C. Gravatt, C. Withers, S. Clendenin, K. Bauernfeind, K. Houseright, J. Reed and C. Underwood) of the Marion Park   District.

b.  Discuss / Approve Merit Compensation for Director.

c.  Discuss / Approve 2020 fee schedule (season fees, tournaments, Aquatic Center, etc.)

d.  Discuss / Approve the final Tax Levy Ordinance 19-05 for FY2020.

e.  Discuss / Approve Bond payment due on or before December 10, 2019 in the amount of $52,681.50.

f.  Discuss / Approve opening an account with Illinois Funds.

g.  Discuss / Approve transferring $xxx,xxx to Illinois Funds.

h.  Discuss / Approve the purchase of a table for the 99th annual Marion Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet & Auction on January 17, 2020. 

i.   Discuss / Approve the Marion Park District donating the Boy Scout Cabin to the Lions Club for their BBQ’s in April and October 2020 and in the future.

j.   Discuss / Approve a Greater Midwest Baseball (GMB) tournament May 2 and 3, 2020 to replace the Game 7 Cinco de Mayo tournament.

k.  Discuss quote from Bruce Electric in the approximate amount of $7,000 with Board President approval to reroute power to the Black Diamond Pickleball Complex to make way for waterway repair and upgrade.  

l.   Discuss / Approve Illinois Public Risk Fund (IPRF – worker’s compensation) renewal for 2020.  Total amount of premium is $24,224.00 but will pay $6,056.00 quarterly.  

m.  Discuss / Approve reimbursement of benefit time used by Matthew Strobel since July 31, 2019.  Approval of worker’s compensation is pending approval at this time. 

n.  Discuss / Approve revised Marion Park District Employee Handbook.

11.       Next Meeting Date:  December 17, 2019

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.