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Regular Meeting of
The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
March 28, 2023
6:00 p.m.
Boy Scout Cabin

Regular Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Open Forum

3. Approval of March 28, 2023, Agenda

4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: February 28, 2023

5. Approval of January 2023 Financial Report, tabled during the February 28, 2023, meeting.

6. Approval of February 2023 Financial Report

7. Department Reports
a. Administration
b. Park Services

8. Commissioners Reports

9. 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. Old Business
a. Discuss / Approve FY2022 Audit prepared by Sarah Gibbens, CPA.

11. New Business
a. Discuss / Approve RFP’s (Request for Proposal’s) received from solicited accounting services for the Marion Park District.
b. Discuss / Approve rate increase for 2023 Aquatic Center season.
c. Discuss / Approve MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) submitted to the Marion Park District by the Williamson County EMA using a Park location (Soccer Complex) as a staging area in the event of a natural disaster.
d. Discuss / Approve accepting the grant award from Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity for the Energy Transition Community Grant in the amount of $57,029.00.
e. Discuss / Approve publishing a press release regarding the award of the Energy Transition Community Grant.
f. Approval of Executive Session minutes from July 26, 2022, September 27, 2022, October 25, 2022, November 15, 2022, January 24, 2023, and February 28, 2023, to remain closed with or without exception.
g. Discuss / Approve a performance bonus for Administrative Assistant, Kim Bauernfeind – Moore.

12. Next Meeting Date: April 25, 2023

13. 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.