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Regular Meeting of The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
August 22, 2023
6:00 p.m.
Boy Scout Cabin

Regular Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Open Forum

3. Approval of August 22, 2023, Agenda

4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: July 25, 2023

5. Approval of July 2023 Financial Report

6. Department Reports
a. Administration
b. Park Services

7. Commissioners Reports



8. Executive Session pursuant to 5 ILCS 120/2(c) of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (if requested):
a. (21) 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. (1) 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. (2) Collective Bargaining – the collective negotiations between public employers and their employees and deliberations concerning salary schedules for one or more classes of employee.
9. Reconvene to Open Session (possible actions following Executive Session)
10. Old Business
a. Discuss / Approve publishing a press release regarding the award of the Energy Transition Community Grant.
11. New Business
a. Discuss / Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement with International Union of Operating Engineers Local 318 for August 1, 2023 – June 30, 2026.
b. Discuss / Approve FY2024 wage increase for Administrative Assistant retroactive to July 1, 2023.
c. Approval of Executive Session minutes from March 28, 2023, April 25, 2023, June 27, 2023, and July 25, 2023, to remain closed with or without exception.

12. Next Meeting Date: September 26, 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.