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THE 800TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD JULY 8, 2019


The Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District was called to order by the President, Charles Givines, at the District's Headquarters, 15500 Dixie Highway, Harvey, Illinois on July 8, 2019 at 4:20 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.............Present
Trustee Lamarr X Miller..............Present

Also Present were:

Janet Rogers.............Operations Superintendent
Nikki Cody.................Business Manager
Meganne Trela..........Attorney for the Board
Tasha Ferguson........Seasonal Administrative Assistant

Also Present were:

Chris Brown.................Division Central Foreman
Michael Slamecka.......Biologist
Luke Chmielewski.......Chief Mechanic

Also Present were:

Tasha Ferguson...........Seasonal Administrative Assistant
Stephanie Blanco.........John Kasperek Company
Kyle Kasperek...............John Kasperek Company

 

The meeting was opened by the President, whereupon, the minutes of the 799th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on June 10, 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 regular session minutes of the 799th meeting on June 10, 2019 are approved and ordered filed.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the executive session minutes of the Board meeting on June 10, 2019 are approved and ordered filed.

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the regular session minutes for the special Board meeting on June 17, 2019.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustee Stokes, Warner and Givines
Abstain: Trustee Miller
Nays: None

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the Executive Session minutes for the Special Board meeting on June 17, 2019.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustee Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givines
Nays: None

 

At this time, there was a presentation by certified public accountants, Stephanie Blanco and Kyle Kasperek from the John Kasperek Company.

 

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

 

Thereupon Manager's Staff Monthly Report for the month of June 2019, which is found on pages 306 A & B was reviewed. President Givines called for a group roll call vote to accept the Manager's Monthly Report. The following motion was made upon unanimous vote to wit:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Statement of Budget and Cash for the Month of June 2019, which in words and figures appears as Exhibit“A” is approved.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, Miller, and Givines
Nays: None

 

The following motion was made by Trustee Givines and seconded by Trustee Miller, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to hire Brittany Johnson as a seasonal worker for the Business and HR Department.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givines
Nays: None

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to remove Douglas Wright, Nick Maloni and Patrick McCool and add Charles Givines, Ray Warner and Nicole Cody to the US Bank account.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givines
Nays: None

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the tentative board meeting schedule for July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 fiscal year.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustee Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givines
Nays: None

 

The IMRF packet was mailed to the District and the District mailed the IMRF packet to Atty Miller for review. Atty. Trela stated that SCCMAD designated staff would have to complete the IMRF paperwork.

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the SCCMAD to solicit bids for (4) new vehicles.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller, Warner and Givines
Nays: None

 

At this time, Pres. Givines made a request to the Board to exit out of the regular meeting and enter executive session at 5:33 pm to discuss the hiring, discipline performance and compensation of certain personnel matters of pending, probable, or imminent litigation.

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to exit the 800th regular meeting of the . Board of Trustees.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givines
Nays: None

 

Nikki Cody, Tasha Ferguson, Janet Rogers, Luke Chmielewski, Michael Slamecka and Chris Brown exited the Board room.

At this time, Pres. Givines made a request to the Board to exit out of the executive session and enter into regular session at 6:25 p.m.

Nikki Cody, Tasha Ferguson, Janet Rogers, Luke Chmielewski, Michael Slamecka and Chris Brown

 

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

BE IT RÉSOLVED, the Board hereby approves to enter the 800th regular meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givine's
Nays: None

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the John Kasperek Company as the new SCCMAD auditors.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givine's
Nays: None

 

There being no further business, a unanimous vote was made to adjourn the meeting.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamarr X Miller, Secretary