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Tuesday, 18 August 2015 10:41

 

 

 

Combined Committee/Regular Meeting

of the Board of Commissioners

CHICAGO RIDGE PARK DISTRICT

June 10, 2015

CALL TO ORDER

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

 

ROLL CALL

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

Commissioners Crout and Lind were absent with notice.

Also present: Director King

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Everyone joined in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

President Pratl called for a motion to table the approval of minutes until the next Board Meeting.  Motion was made by Commissioner Egan and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Conrad, Egan, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

Director King informed the Board that Recreation Superintendent Malito had a death in the family and would be off for a couple of days.

 

PUBLIC/STAFF WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

There was no one to address the Board.

 

FINANCE

Commissioner Pratl called for a motion to approve cash disbursements for April/May in the amount of $277,878.10.   Motion was made by Commissioner Egan and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Conrad, Egan, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

REPORTS

President:

Commissioner Pratl reminded the Board that they will be looking at staff evaluations at the next meeting. 

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney:

President Pratl informed the Board that he has spoken with Attorney Stillman and informed him it was not necessary to have him at this meeting.  No report was given. 

 

Director:

Director King reported on the upgrades that are needed at Ball Fore:  netting, carpets, etc.  The grounds have been spruced up and the greens have been cleaned.  New banners/flags have been put up as well as some old ones.

 

The Board was given a letter from PDRMA which shows the most recent Loss Control Review score, which was 96.59%, earning the Park District an “A” rating.

 

Director King informed the Board that he is looking to switch cell phone service providers.  He will have more information at the next meeting.

 

Director King reported on a safety meeting he attended that School District 127.5 hosted.  The meeting covered topics of lockdowns, chain of information, working together for the security and safety of the community’s children.

 

COMMITTEES:

Recreation:

Commissioner Crout was not at the meeting. 

 

Director King presented the Recreation report in the absence of Recreation Superintendent Malito. 

 

Mural at Freedom Activity Center is finished.  CPR class was held for Day Camp workers.  The number of registrations for Day Camp and Play Camp are increasing daily.  Staff is set with a good number of returning/veteran staff.

 

Director King reported on the Western Open Miniature Golf Tournament.  The Park District did receive the grant from the Chicago Southland.  Press releases will be going out; a lot of effort is being expended for advertising.

 

Grappling games event is scheduled for Labor Day weekend; a great weekend of revenue for Frontier Fieldhouse.

 

Summer hours are set for Ball Fore and Lily Pad.  

 

Maintenance:

Commissioner Egan reported that he met with Supervisor Biskey to discuss the operation of the batting cages.

 

Commissioner Egan presented the Maintenance report prepared by Supervisor Biskey.

 

The maintenance crew continues to cut and trim the parks; ball fields are prepped and maintained according to the C.R.A.A. schedule.  Director King informed the Board that extra port-o-johns (with extra cleanings) will be placed in the parks at Lombard and Menard for the upcoming C.R.A.A. tournament.

 

Special Projects: 

Commissioner Conrad asked the Board to be thinking about what projects they would like to do next.

 

OLD BUSINESS:

There was no old business to discuss.

 

NEW BUSINESS:

President Pratl called for a motion to adopt the Combined Budget/Appropriation Ordinance for Fiscal year ending 4/30/2016 as Ordinance #2015-03.  Motion was made by Commissioner Conrad and seconded by Commissioner Egan.

Roll Call

Ayes:              Commissioner Conrad, Egan, Pratl

Nays:              None

Abstain:         None

Motion Carried.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

There was no need to enter into Executive Session.

 

ADJOURN

President Pratl called for a motion to adjourn at 8:20pm.  Motion was made by Commissioner Egan and seconded by Commissioner Conrad.   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 22nd day of  July, 2015

 

___ ___ Robert Lind__________________________

Robert Lind, Secretary Chicago Ridge Park District 

 

 

 
 
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