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Regular Meeting of
The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
February 23, 2021
6:00 p.m.
Boy Scout Cabin
CALL – IN #: (978) 990-5088
ACCESS CODE: 7011383

Regular Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Open Forum

3. Approval of February 23, 2021 Agenda

4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: January 26, 2021

5. Approval of January 2021 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 complaint lodged against an employee of the public body or against legal counsel for the public body to determine its validity.
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. New Business

a. Discuss / Approve Hospice of Southern Illinois utilizing the Black Diamond Pickleball Complex for a fundraising tournament July 24 – July 25, 2021.
b. Discuss / Approve Rossetti Productions utilizing a portion of one of our Parks for a movie / production (Dream Motel, Part 2 a 10-part series) between the time frame of March 8 – 30, 2021.
c. Discuss / Approve premium payment to Illinois Public Risk Fund (IPRF) for the 2nd quarter 2021 worker’s compensation premium in the amount of $6,932.00.
d. Discuss / Approve hiring of Manager and Assistant Manager positions at the Aquatic Center.
e. Discuss / Approve hours for Manager and Assistant Managers for March / April / May 2021 in preparation for the 2021 Aquatic Center (40 hours per Manager and Assistant Manager for the 3 – month period).
f. Discuss / Approve wage for Manager ($15.00 / hr.) and Assistant Managers ($12.00 / hr.) position for the Aquatic Center.
g. Discuss / Approve contract with Schafer Law, LLC.
h. Discuss / Approve Batting Cage and Goofy Golf lease for 2021.
i. Discuss / Approve MYBSA lease N. Otis Street Concession building
j. Discuss / Approve MSI lease of concession building at the Soccer Complex.
k. Discuss / Approve SIASL (Spring Soccer League) using the Soccer Complex for their spring league on Wednesday’s March 2021 – May 2021.
l. Discuss / Approve Credit Card Processing Procedures / Manual.
m. Discuss / Approve obtaining bids for a new mini excavator.
n. Discuss FMLA policy.
o. Discuss Employee Handbook (revised)

11. Next Meeting Date: March 23, 2021

12. Adjournment


In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any individual who needs a reasonable accommodation 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.