November 28, 2012 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 January 2013 12:07

 

 

Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners

CHICAGO RIDGE PARK DISTRICT

November 28, 2012

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Pratl called the meeting to order at 7:00pm.

 

ROLL CALL

The following Commissioners were present:   Crout, Lind absent with notice, Egan absent with notice, Conrad and Pratl. Also present: Recreation Superintendent Malito and Maintenance Supervisor Biskey

 

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 dated October 24, 2012.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Conrad, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

President Pratl called for a motion to approve the Regular Committee/Board Meeting of the Board of Commissioners dated November 14, 2012.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Conrad, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

PUBLIC/STAFF WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

There was no one to address the Board.

 

FINANCE

In the absence of Commissioner Lind, President Pratl called for a motion to approve the cash disbursements for September/October in the amount of $67,708.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Conrad, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

REPORTS

President:    

President Pratl informed the Board that he has been talking with Director King regarding the 45th anniversary celebration.  Updates were given to the Board regarding this.  He also informed the Board that Commissioner Lind has been in contact with a company and is still working on getting a Ferris wheel.

 

Attorney:

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

 

Director:

Director King was not at the meeting.  The Board reviewed his written report.

 

COMMITTEES:

Recreation: 

Commissioner Crout asked Recreation Superintendent Malito to report on the Polar Express event.  The first trip is December 7th.  Recreation Superintendent Malito also reported on the Breakfast with Santa event, Christmas shopping trip to Macy’s, and the tree decorating & caroling party. 

 The men’s basketball league has 14 teams and is set to run; the volleyball league still needs a couple more teams in order to run.

Maintenance:

Commissioner Conrad gave the floor to Maintenance Supervisor Biskey for his report. 

 Maintenance Supervisor Biskey reported that the Frontier floor repairs were completed on Tuesday, November 20th and they look good.  He also reported that the staff has been doing some indoor painting projects.

 The staff has put up lights and signs for the holiday season.  The maintenance garage has been cleaned out and the trucks are now able to be parked inside overnight during the winter.

 

Maintenance Supervisor Biskey and Recreation Superintendent Malito then exited the meeting.

 

Special Projects: 

Commissioner Conrad opened discussion regarding the price of tickets for the 45th anniversary celebration suggesting that they could “roll back” the prices to 45 years ago.  Commissioner Pratl commented that he would like to continue to charge non-resident fees which might not work with that idea. 

 

The Board discussed having a beer garden.  The Board also reviewed the sample itinerary which was prepared.  Commissioner Pratl encouraged the Board to continuing thinking and coming up with ideas.

  

OLD BUSINESS:

Commissioner Crout reminded the Board that their on-line OMA training needs to be completed by December 31st.

 NEW BUSINESS:

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

There was no need to enter into Executive Session.

 

ADJOURN

President Pratl called for a motion to adjourn at 7:30pm.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.

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 January 2013.

 

_________Rob Lind_______________

Rob Lind, Secretary Chicago Ridge Park District    

 
 
Chicago Ridge Park District