June 22, 2011 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:17

Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners

CHICAGO RIDGE PARK DISTRICT

June 22, 2011

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Pratl called the meeting to order at 8:19pm.

 

ROLL CALL

The following Commissioners were present:   Crout, Egan, and Pratl 

Commissioner Lind and Commissioner Conrad were absent with notice.

Also present:  Recreation Supervisor Malito.

 

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 Regular Board Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of May 25, 2011.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Egan.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Egan, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

President Pratl called for a motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Committee Meeting of the Board of Commissioners dated June 8, 2011.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Egan.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Egan, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

PUBLIC/STAFF WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

There was no one to address the Board.

 

FINANCE

President Pratl called for a motion to approve the May/June cash disbursements in the amount of $45,371.67.  Motion was made by Commissioner Egan seconded by Commissioner Crout.

Roll Call:

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Egan, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 REPORTS

President:    

Commissioner Pratl informed the Board that he has been in contact with Director King on a daily basis regarding the progress of the Frontier flooring project and it is going well and on schedule. 

 

Commissioner Pratl also commented that Ball Fore is looking good with the exception of the red carpet which will be addressed at a later time.  Batting cages are being utilized.  He also complimented the Maintenance staff on doing a good job keeping up with the fields.

 

Commissioner Pratl reminded the Board that the Executive Session minutes will need to be reviewed and approved at the July Regular Board meeting as well as staff salary increases.

 

Attorney:

President Pratl commented that he spoke with Attorney Stillman who asked if he was needed at the meeting.  President Pratl said he was not, but that he would like Attorney Stillman to be at the July 27th meeting.

 

Director:

Director King was not at the meeting; however, his written report was given to the Board members for their review.

 

COMMITTEES:

Recreation: 

Commissioner Crout gave the floor to Recreation Supervisor Malito for his report.  He reported on Day Camp, stating that they were doing a lot of in-door activities because of the rain. 

 

Recreation Supervisor Malito reported on upcoming events.  The BASEketball and Dodgeball Tournaments were cancelled due to low registration.  He will try offering these again in the fall.  Upcoming events are Windy City Thunderbolts game, 16inch softball tournament, bean bag tournament, Commissioner’s Classic Tournament and flag football tournament.

 

Commissioner Crout suggested putting out flyers for the softball tournament.

 

Recreation Supervisor Malito also reported on the T-ball class, and the Yoga class.  He also reported on the revenue at Lily Pad.  In regard to Ball Fore, Recreation Supervisor Malito commented that he had spoken to someone who suggested putting a sign for Ball Fore on the corner of 107th & Ridgeland to get more exposure for that facility.  Recreation Supervisor Malito stated that he will check into the possibility.  He then exited the meeting.

 

Maintenance:

Commissioner Conrad was not at the meeting.  Commissioner Pratl commented that he was in touch with Commissioner Conrad and everything is going well with the maintenance of the fields, etc. 

Special Projects: 

Commissioner Egan had nothing to report at this time.  Commissioner Pratl asked if anyone had a chance to go to Frontier to see the work being done.  No one had as of yet; however, Commissioner Egan commented that he would go there the next day.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

President Pratl called for a motion to adopt the Resolution authorizing and directing the Treasurer of the Chicago Ridge Park District to transfer certain funds from the Recreation Fund to other funds as Resolution #2011-05.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Egan.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Egan, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried

 

NEW BUSINESS:

There was no new business to discuss. 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

There was no need to enter into Executive Session

 

ADJOURN

President Pratl called for a motion to adjourn at 8:34pm.  Motion was made by Commissioner Egan and seconded by Commissioner Crout. 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 27th day of  July, 2011.

 

_____Rob Lind___________

Secretary

Chicago Ridge Park District 

 
Chicago Ridge Park District