Regular Meeting of
The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
January 24, 2023
Boy Scout Cabin
Regular Meeting Agenda
1. Call to Order
2. Open Forum
3. Approval of January 24, 2023, Agenda
4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: December 13, 2022
5. Approval of December 2022 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 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 23 – 01, designation of OMA officers.
b. Discuss / Approve Resolution 23 – 02, designation of FOIA officers.
c. Discuss / Approve a 5K (Fighting Cancer) organized by Cierra Johnson for April 15, 2023. This 5K will utilize part of Ray Fosse Park. The 5K has already been approved by the City of Marion and she has already talked to Mayor Absher and Police Chief David Fitts.
d. Discuss / Approve seeking quotes for a new tractor in Park Services.
e. Discuss / Approve hiring of Manager and Assistant Manager positions at the Aquatic Center.
f. Discuss / Approve hours for Manager and Assistant Managers for March / April / May 2022 in preparation for the 2022 Aquatic Center (40 hours per Manager and Assistant Manager for the 3 – month period).
g. Discuss / Approve wage for Manager ($16.00 / hr.) and Assistant Managers ($13.75 / hr.) position for the Aquatic Center.
h. Discuss raising donation request / fee to the Marion Marlins Swim Team for use of the Aquatic Center.
11. Next Meeting Date: February 28, 2023
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.