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Regular Meeting of
The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
May 25, 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 May 25, 2021 Agenda

4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: April 27, 2021

5. Approval of April 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.
9. Reconvene to Open Session (possible actions following Executive Session)
10. New Business
a. Discuss / Approve Resolution 21-03, Recognizing Garry “Gabby” Allen’s Service and Dedication to J.W. Jones Park.
b. Presentation of plaque recognizing Garry “Gabby” Allen for his many years of dedication and service in preserving J. W. Jones Park.
c. Discuss / Approve naming the featured court at Jones Park after Garry “Gabby” Allen.
d. Discuss / Approve Boyton Street Community Center have a Juneteenth celebration at Pyramid Park on June 19, 2021 that will include bouncy houses and food, etc.
e. Discuss / Approve Marion Disc Golf Tournament proposal.
f. Discuss / Approve the Shine Summer Lunch Program (formerly the TWIGS program).
g. Discuss quote from Futiva for internet / phone in Ray Fosse Park, per spending limits policy this should be within the limits of Director and President approval.
h. Discuss / Approve proposal for lowest bid on Electric Supply / Ameren
i. Discuss / Approve General Obligation Bond interest payment to BOK Financial in the amount of $10,041.00.
j. Discuss / Approve payment of Illinois Parks Association Risk Services (IPARKS) premium for FY2022 in the amount of $34,993.00
k. Discuss / Approve motion to support the City of Marion in applying for an Illinois Community Development Grant to tile the waterway and add sidewalks in J. W. Jones Park.
l. Discuss / Approve FY2022 Tentative Budget Ordinance 21-01.

11. Next Meeting Date: June 22, 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.