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Regular Meeting of The Marion Park District
Board of Commissioners
February 27, 2024
6:15 p.m.
Boy Scout Cabin

Regular Meeting Agenda

1. Call to Order

2. Open Forum

3. Approval of February 27, 2024 agenda

4. Approval of Regular Meeting Minutes: January 23, 2024

5. Approval of December 2023 Financial Report

6. Approval of January 2024 Financial Report

7. Department Reports
a. Administration
b. Park Services

8. Commissioners Reports

9. 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 a partnership with Marion Connects.
b. Discuss / Approve job description and the selection / hiring of a candidate for the replacement of retiring Director of Parks and Recreation.
c. Discuss / Approve the formation of a selection committee to interview / suggest a candidate for the replacement of retiring Director of Parks and Recreation.
11. New Business
a. Discuss April 8, 2024 eclipse information.
b. Discuss / Approve increasing the financial reserve, this can be a % or flat amount.
c. Discuss / Approve removal of oral and written reprimands of employee.
d. Discuss / Approve Goofy Golf lease for 2024.
e. Discuss / Approve MYBSA lease N. Otis Street Concession building for 2024.
f. Discuss / Approve MSI lease of concession building at the Soccer Complex for 2024.
g. Discuss / Approve applying for the Energy Transition Grant for 2024.
h. Discuss / Approve Lutheran Social Services having a petting zoo during their event on June 21, 2024 at Ray Fosse Park.

i. Discuss / Approve payment of AdventureTURF invoices for PIP (poured in place surfacing) totaling $70,686.00.

12. Next Meeting Date: March 26, 2024

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.