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Regular Meeting of The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
September 26, 2023
6:00 p.m.
Boy Scout Cabin

Regular Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Open Forum

a. Girl Scout Troop # 8068 presenting their idea for a donation to the Marion Park District. A member of Troop # 8068 is trying to obtain their Bronze Award with the Girl Scouts.

3. Approval of September 26, 2023, Agenda

4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: August 22, 2023

5. Approval of August 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.
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.
b. Approval of July 2023 Financial Report
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.
11. New Business
a. Discuss / Approve revision to the Employee Handbook adding the holiday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (pg. 20).
b. Discuss / Approve 3rd year payment (final payment) to Anthony Rinella for the purchase of the Batting Cages in the amount of $5,000.00, payable in October 2023.
c. Discuss / Approve the FY2024 amended Budget and Appropriations Ordinance 23-04.
d. Discuss / Approve naming the home field dugout on Field # 7, Jack Fletcher home field dug out.

12. Next Meeting Date: October 24, 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.