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THE 805TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2019


A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District was called to order by President Charles Givines, at the District’s Headquarter, 15500 Dixie Highway, Harvey, Illinois on December 9, 2019 at 4:23 P.M. upon due notice to all members of the time, date and place of the meeting.

ROLL CALL

Trustee Charles Givines............Present
Trustee Dr. Lynette Stokes....... Present
Trustee Dr. Ray Warner.............Absent
Trustee Lamar X Miller...............Present

Also Present were:

Janet Rogers...........................Operations Superintendent
Nikki Cody...............................Business Manager
Joseph Miller...........................Attorney for the Board
Meganne Trela.........................Attorney for the Board
Luke Chmielewski...................Chief Mechanic
Chris Brown............................General Foreman
Aerielle Charles.......................Administrative Assistant

 

 

The meeting was opened by the President, whereupon the minutes of the 804th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on November 12th, 2019 were reviewed. The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting November 12, 2019

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Special Board Retreat Meeting November 9, 2019.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Executive Session November 9, 2019.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Executive Session October 15, 2019.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

Monthly reports for Business and Operations Departments were presented by SCCMAD employees Nikki Cody, Business Manager and Janet Rogers, Operations Superintendent (please see attached reports).

 

 

Thereupon the Manager’s Staff Monthly Report for the month of December 2019, which is found on A &B pages were reviewed. President Givines called for a group roll call vote to accept the Manager’s Staff Monthly report. The following resolution was made upon unanimous vote, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Manager’s Staff Monthly Report for the month of November 2019 is approved and ordered filed.

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the bills list totaling $211,381.73

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

At this point in the meeting, Chris Brown stated that the District has received a FOIA Request from Anna Andrushko.

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the floor resurfacing and coating for the concrete floor at District H.Q. in the amount of $8,500 from Concrete Ink.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the Board of Trustees, Operations Superintendent, General Foreman, and Biologist to attend the American Mosquito Control Association (AMCA) 86th Annual Meeting on March 16-20, 2020 in Portland Oregon.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the Chief Mechanic to attend the 2020 NAFA Expo and Institute April 6th – April 9th, 2020 in Indianapolis, IN.

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

The next Board Meeting will be held on January 13th, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the District Headquarters.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamar X Miller, Secretary