Bourbonnais Township Park District board reviews staff reports, bills
The Bourbonnais Township Park District board of commissioners met Monday, June 27.
"The Bourbonnais Township Park District Board of Commissioners holds regular scheduled board meetings at 5:30 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month at the Exploration Station.a children's museum unless otherwise scheduled."
Here are the meeting minutes as provided by the Bourbonnais Township Park District board of commissioners:
Bourbonnais Township Park District Board of Commissioners Meeting Exploration Station. a children’s museum 1095 W Perry Street, Bourbonnais, IL 60914 June 27, 2016 at 5:30 P.M.
The June 27, 2016 Board of Commissioners Meeting was called to order by President Delabre at 5:30 pm with the following people present:
Commissioners Present: Kim Bennett, Clark Gregoire, Brian Hebert, Anthony Settle and Wayne Delabre.
Appointees Present: Dan Borschnack, Paula Jacobi and Hollice Clark
Staff Present: Sarah Winkel, Mike Crews, Paula Rogers, Brandi Kaner and Amy DuMontelle
Visitors Present: Mark Steffen
Public Comment: Mark Steffen explained that he was the attorney of record during the time of BTPD’s formation and donated a few maps that had been created for the project.
Pride Recognition: N/A
Staff Reports: Executive Director: — Hollice Clark submitted his monthly Executive Director Report (filed with the June 27, 2016 Board Packet). Along with this report Mr. Clark reported the following: - The paving project has been completed and the trails and the roadways look outstanding. -Bears Kick-off Party, we will be sponsoring a table please let me know if you would like to attend. -New hire Todd Poole will be replacing Brent LeBran as Parks and Grounds Manager. We are very happy to have Todd join us, he will begin work July 15. Until then I will be supervising the Parks and Grounds staff
Finance & Personnel – Paula Rogers gave a Time Pro and B S & A update. The final approval of the budget will take place prior to the July 25, 2016. The following reports were given to the board: -a Balance Sheet Prev Year Comparison (as of April 30, 2016) -a Profit & Loss Budget vs. Actual, May 2015 through April 2016 report All will be filed with these minutes.
Paula Rogers gave a summary of the reports handed out.
Exploration Station – Sarah Winkel submitted her monthly report for the Exploration Station which is included in the June 27, 2016 Board Packet.
Recreation - Sarah Winkel submitted her monthly Recreation Department Report. Reports were also submitted from Recreation Supervisors and included in the Recreation Department Report This report has been filed with the June 27, 2016 Board Packet. Sarah also mentioned that she is working with Lorrie Gibson on conducting a focus group of the Young Professional Network. They will be meeting in August at Willowhaven to have a feedback gathering session.
Diamond Point — Mike Crews submitted his monthly Diamond Point Park Report. This report has been filed with the June 27, 2016 Board Packet
Parks & Grounds – Brent LeBran submitted a monthly Parks and Grounds Report. This report has been filed with the June 27, 2016 Board Packet.
Ad Hoc Committee Reports:
Special Recreation: May 17, 2016 minutes were submitted and are filed with the June 27, 2016 Board Packet.
Living History: No Minutes were submitted
Consent Agenda: A motion was made by Settle to approve the consent agenda. Seconded by Bennett
Roll call: Bennett -Aye, Gregoire –Aye, Hebert – Abstained, Settle-Aye; Delabre-Aye. Motion carried.
- Approval of minutes for Regular Board Meeting- May 23, 2016
- Approval of bills
- 2016 Prevailing Wage Ordinance 2016-05
- Finance Committee minutes of June 22, 2016
Unfinished Business: N/A
New Business: At the request of the Living History Advisory Board, a motion was made by Hebert to appoint Ronald W. Snodgrass to the Living History Advisory Committee. Seconded by Bennett. All In Favor, Motion carried.
The district has been in discussions with the Village of Bourbonnais to construct a multiuse facility that would be utilized for a skate park with concrete structures that can be moved and in the winter time and be used as an ice rink. Currently we have concept plans that are ready to be bid for the project. The estimated cost for the project will not exceed $260,000.00. The district will be splitting the cost of the project with the Village of Bourbonnais. Our portion of the project will be the remainder of the bonds that the district sold in January. Gregoire motioned to approve the Skate Park and Ice Rink Concept Project as a partnership between the Village of Bourbonnais and the Bourbonnais Township Park District yet contingent on the Village of Bourbonnais Board approval and with a caveat that our cost will not exceed: $130,000.00 (one hundred thirty thousand dollars and 00/100). Bennett seconded. Roll call: Bennett—Aye, Gregoire –Aye, Hebert —Nay, Settle-Aye; DelabreAye. Motion carried.
Approval of Disposal Ordinance 2016-06. After going through the park district storage facility the items listed on the disposal ordinance have been sitting around for over two years and are not being used anymore. A motion was made by Bennett to pass Disposal Ordinance 2016-06. Seconded by Settle. Roll call: Bennett-Aye, Gregoire-Aye, Hebert — Aye, Settle-Aye; Delabre-Aye. All in Favor, Motion carried.
Executive Director, Clark is requesting to amend the current job position of Outreach Coordinator to Group and Reservation Coordinator. Along with additional duties this position with new title will change from an average of 25 hours to an average of 28 to 30 hours. A motion was made by Hebert to approve the part-time job description of Outreach Coordinator to Group and Reservation Coordinator. Seconded by Gregoire. Roll call: Bennett -Aye, Gregoire -Aye, Hebert – Aye, Settle-Aye; Delabre-Aye. All in Favor, Motion carried.
All commissioners were given a copy of closed minutes for review. After all had a few moments to look over and with no questions, A motion was made by Settle to release all closed to session minutes for the time period reviewed, second by Gregoire. Roll call vote: Bennett-Aye; Gregoire-Aye; Hebert-Aye; Settle-Aye; Delabre-Aye All in favor, Motion carried. (This releases Executive Session minutes: December 14, 2015, February 2, 2016 and April 25, 2016)
Motion to adjourn at by Settle, seconded by Bennett. All in favor, Motion carried.
Amy L. DuMontelle, Administrative Assistant
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