July 9, 2014 PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 24 July 2014 12:32
 

 

Regular Committee/Board Meeting of the

Board of Commissioners

CHICAGO RIDGE PARK DISTRICT

July 9, 2014

 

CALL TO ORDER

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

 

ROLL CALL

The following commissioners were present:  Commissioners Crout, Lind absent with notice, Egan absent with notice, Conrad and Pratl.   Also present: Director King,

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Everyone participated in the Pledge of Allegiance. 

 

PUBLIC/STAFF WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

There was no one to address the Board.

 

RECREATION COMMITTEE

Chair Report

Commissioner Crout had nothing to report, but asked Director King about the numbers for Day Camp.  Director King commented that they have been consistent.

 

Director King reported on the Western Open commenting that they all agreed to do the event in one day as opposed to two days.  It went well, however, everyone was exhausted and it was decided to go back to a two-day event next year.  A course record was set.

 

Men’s basketball league is going strong.

 

Superintendent’s Report

Recreation Superintendent Malito was not at the meeting.  The Board was given a written report.

 

MAINTENANCE COMMITTEE

Chair Report

Commissioner Conrad reported that the new CPU boards are in at Ball Fore.  Director King reported that they are working fine.  There have been no issues at this facility since ComEd changed their equipment.   Commissioner Pratl commented that he has spoken with Attorney Stillman who told him he has not heard from ComEd regarding this issue as of yet.

 

Lily Pad has been doing great this year.  Commissioner Conrad suggested changing out some of the spray units for next year.

 

Commissioner Conrad complimented the maintenance staff on doing a great job overall.

 

Commissioner Pratl also complimented the concession staff on helping to keep Ball Fore clean and the grounds weeded. 

 

Supervisor’s Report

Maintenance Supervisor Biskey was not at the meeting.  The Board was given a written report.

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Chair Report

Commissioner Lind was not at the meeting.  No report was given.

 

Director King reported on the TIF meeting he attended.  He informed the Board that he made the committee aware that the Park District is all for it but would like some of this money if they change from commercial to residential, as that would certainly impact the Park District.

 

The Board was given a letter drafted by Attorney Stillman regarding the destroyed Commissioners Park sign for their review.

 

The Board was given a revenue comparison for the Lily Pad.  Revenue is up this year compared to last year.

 

SPECIAL PROJECTS

Chair Report

Commissioner Egan was not at the meeting.  No report was given. 

 

Commissioner Pratl suggested having an artist paint a mural on the side of the newly renovated East wall of the Freedom Activity Center and asked Commissioner Conrad if he would call someone.

 

Commissioner Pratl also reminded the Board to be thinking about redoing the playground at the Tot Lot. 

 

Commissioner Pratl asked Commissioner Conrad if there had been a Fest meeting, who stated that there had not.  Commissioner Pratl informed the Board that he had talked with Mr. Tokar, Fest Chairman, regarding the addendum to the Permit Request.  A change would be made to the addendum which would then be sent to the Fest Chairman for acceptance.

 

OLD BUSINESS

There was no old business to discuss.

 

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 8:28pm.  Motion was made by Commissioner Crout and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.  All in favor, aye.  Motion carried.

 

 

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

 

Rob Lind_______________

Robert Lind, Secretary

Chicago Ridge Park District

 

Approved by the Board of Commissioners on this 23rd day of July, 2014.

 

_____Rob Lind_____________

Robert Lind, Secretary

Chicago Ridge Park District

 

 
Chicago Ridge Park District