May 26, 2010 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 June 2010 13:04

Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners

CHICAGO RIDGE PARK DISTRICT

May 26, 2010

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Pratl called the meeting to order at 8:02pm.

 

ROLL CALL

The following Commissioners were present:   Crout, Lind, and Pratl.  Commissioner Conrad was absent with notice.

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

President Pratl called for a motion to approve the minutes of the Combined Committee/Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of May 12, 2010.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Lind.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Lind, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

PUBLIC/STAFF WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

President Pratl introduced Mr. Doug Koehler, the Superintendent of Public Works.  President Pratl also noted for the record that Police Chief Tim Baldermann called to say he would not be able to attend the meeting.  On behalf of the Board, President Pratl thanked Mr. Koehler and his staff for their work for the Park District stating that it was nice to be able to work with other branches of the town’s government.  Commissioner Lind then presented Mr. Koehler with a plaque.  President Pratl also extended a lunch invitation to Mr. Koehler and his staff - courtesy of the Park District – as a token of appreciation.  Commissioner Lind and Commissioner Crout also expressed their appreciation.  A picture was taken.  Mr. Koehler then exited the meeting.

 

FINANCE

Commissioner Lind made a motion to approve the April/May cash disbursements in the amount of $52.833.42.  Motion was seconded by Commissioner Crout.

 

Roll Call:    

Ayes:              Commissioners Crout, Lind, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None 

Motion Carried.

 

REPORTS

President:    

Commissioner Pratl complimented Coni Ryan once again for her excellent work with the Tiny Tot program this year as it was her first year as lead coordinator.  Graduation and prom were outstanding. 

 

He also reminded the Board that the Lily Pad opening is this weekend on May 29th.  Everything was running the way it should with only a few concerns which should be worked out by opening day.

 

Commissioner Pratl stated that he had been to Ball Fore several times.  Commissioner Crout commented that the new picnic tables look good.  Commissioner Lind also commented that he had been there 3-4 times over the week and noticed that the cages are working well and are being utilized.

 

Attorney:

Attorney Stillman was not present at the meeting.  No report was given.

 

Director:

Director King was not present at the meeting; however, his report was given to the Board for their review.  There was some discussion regarding the number of day camp participants signed up.  Commissioner Crout commented that many parents do not sign up their children until the last day of school and that hopefully we will have many more signed up by then.

 

COMMITTEES:

Recreation: 

Commissioner Crout had nothing to report at this time.

 

Maintenance:

Commissioner Conrad was not present at the meeting.  No report was given; however, Commissioner Pratl commented that the staff is still working on keeping the grass cut and the fields looking good as well as keeping up with the building maintenance.  The maintenance staff has also worked on the opening of the Lily Pad.

 

Commissioner Crout asked if there was any advertisement for the hiring of additional maintenance staff.  Commissioner Pratl commented that he will need to talk to Director King regarding that, and stated that it was time to look for a Maintenance Foreman as well as a Recreation Supervisor.  Discussion ensued as to the responsibilities/duties needed in a Maintenance Foreman.  The Board agreed to discuss this again at the next Committee Meeting.

 

Special Projects: 

Commissioner Lind had nothing to report at this time.

 

 

OLD BUSINESS:

President Pratl called for a motion to adopt the combined Budget/Appropriation Ordinance for fiscal year ending 4/30/2011 as Ordinance #2010-05.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Lind.

Roll Call:

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Lind, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

There was no new business to discuss.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

There was no need for Executive Session.

 

ADJOURN

A motion to adjourn at 8:23pm was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Lind.

All in favor, aye.  Motion Carried.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

___Rob Lind______________________

Rob Lind, Secretary

Chicago Ridge Park District

 

 

 

Approved by the Board of Commissioners on this 23rd day of June, 2010.

 

 

______Rob Lind______________________

Secretary

Chicago Ridge Park District    

 

 

 
Chicago Ridge Park District