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Thursday, 10 July 2014 11:14

 



Regular Meeting of the Board of Commissioners

CHICAGO RIDGE PARK DISTRICT

May 28, 2014

CALL TO ORDER

President Pratl called the meeting to order at 8:00pm.

 

ROLL CALL

The following Commissioners were present:   Crout, Lind, Egan, Conrad and Pratl.

Also present: Director King,

 

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 April 23, 2014.   Motion was made by Commissioner Egan and seconded by Commissioner Lind.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Lind, Egan, Conrad, 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 May 14, 2014.   Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Conrad, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         Commissioner Lind, Egan

Motion Carried.

 

PUBLIC/STAFF WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

There was no one to address the Board.

 

FINANCE

Commissioner Lind had nothing to report at this time.

 

REPORTS

President:

President Pratl reported that they have been fielding several phone calls regarding the Farmer’s Market event which is not a park district event. 

 

He also reported that there have been some problems at Ball Fore.  Mohawk Electric and Com Ed will be out to address the issues.  Director King elaborated on the specific issues and stated that since there were some safety issues associated with the problems they had to close the facility.

 

 

Attorney:

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

 

Director:

Director King reported on the progress of the Tyco Security work. 

 

Director King reported that there are 9 approved applications for financial assistance with several more pending. 

 

COMMITTEES:

Recreation:

Commissioner Crout opened discussion regarding the new rental rates.  The Board agreed to proceed with the new rates as presented.

 

Maintenance:

Commissioner Conrad reported that the fountains are out at Ball Fore and they will need to look into getting new fountains. The new windscreen is up.  They are still working on getting rid of the weeds.  There was discussion regarding the batting cages.

 

Commissioner Conrad commented that the staff is keeping up with all other maintenance duties.

 

Special Projects: 

Commissioner Egan had nothing to report at this time.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

There was no old business to discuss.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

President Pratl called for a motion to adopt Resolution #2014-03 authorizing and directing the Treasurer of the Chicago Ridge Park District to transfer certain funds from the Recreation Fund to other funds.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Lind

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Lind, Egan, Conrad, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

President Pratl called for a motion to adopt the Combined Budget/Appropriation Ordinance for fiscal year ending 4/30/2015 as Ordinance #2014-04.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Lind.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Crout, Lind, Egan, Conrad, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

There was no need to enter Executive Session.

 

ADJOURN

President Pratl called for a motion to adjourn at 8:16pm.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Lind.   All in favor, everyone responded aye.  Motion Carried.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

_ ___Robert Lind__________________________

Robert Lind, Secretary Chicago Ridge Park District

 
 

Approved by the Board of Commissioners on this 25th day of  June, 2014.

 

___ _____Robert Lind_________________________

Robert Lind, Secretary Chicago Ridge Park District 

 
 
Chicago Ridge Park District