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Regular Meeting of
The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
August 23, 2022
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. Introduction of new hire Kelton Akers.
  4. Approval of August 23, 2022, Agenda
  5. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: July 26, 2022
  6. Approval of July 2022 Financial Report
  7. Department Reports
    a. Administration
    b. Park Services
    c. Aquatic Center
  8. Commissioners Reports

Director of Parks and recreation – J. Reed
Marion Park District

Commissioner A. Gott – Pres.
Commissioner C. Sheffler
Commissioner H. Gardiner
Commissioner D. McReynolds
Commissioner H. Welch

Est. 1957

Our Mission:

To advance parks, recreation and environmental conservation
efforts that enhances the quality of life for the people of the

Marion Park District.

THE Bark Park Pharaoh’s Way Disc Golf


  1. Executive Session pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(2) of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (if
    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.
  2. Reconvene to Open Session (possible actions following Executive Session)
  3. New Business
    a. Resolution 22-03, OSLAD Grant.
    b. Approval of Executive Session minutes from January 25, 2022, March 22, 2022, June
    21, 2022, and July 26, 2022, to remain closed with or without exception.
    c. Discuss / Approve 2023 baseball & softball tournament dates as follows:
  4. Greater Midwest Baseball (Hooper)
  5. Greater Midwest Baseball (Hooper)
  6. USSSA (Strode)
  7. Next Meeting Date: September 27, 2022
  8. 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.