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THE 799TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD JUNE 10, 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 June 10, 2019 at 4:30 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
Joseph Miller..............Attorney for the Board

Also Present were:

Chris Brown.................Division Central Foreman
Luke Chmielewski.......Chief Mechanic

 

The meeting was opened by the President at 4:05pm, whereupon, the minutes of the 798th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on May 13, 2019, were reviewed. The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the minutes of the 798th meeting 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 Trustee Miller, seconded by Trustee Warner, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves Charles Givines as President, Lynette Stokes as Vice President, Ray Warner as Treasurer and Lamarr X Miller as Secretary.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the regular session minutes of the 798th Board meeting on May 13, 2019 are approved and ordered filed.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the closed session minutes for May 13, 2019 are approved and ordered filed.

 

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 Stokes, to wit

BE IT RESOLVED, the regular session minutes for the special Board meeting on May 28, 2019 are approved and ordered filed.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the closed session minutes for the special Board meeting on May 28, 2019 are approved and ordered filed.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

There were (2) presentations by SCCMAD employees. Ms. Cody updated the Board on the financials for June 2019. Mrs. Rogers updated the Board on the Operations Department. (see attachments)

 

Thereupon Manager's Staff Monthly Report for the month of June 2019, which is found on pages 289 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.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves that the Business Manager will transfer an additional 250K from the Operating account to the Pension account the end of June 2019.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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 Warner, Miller, Stokes 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 sell (1) vehicle a 1990 Chevrolet K2500 to Ford Heights for $1.00

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Miller, Stokes and Givine's
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 (2) seasonal workers for employment provided that all paperwork and physical/drug test are consistent with the SCCMAD hiring policy.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to hire (1) seasonal worker Bashante Thomas for employment provided that all paperwork and physical / drug test are consistent with the SCCMAD hiring policy.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to adopt an ordinance that gives the SCCMAD Board attorneys the ability to communicate with IMRF on behalf of SCCMAD for possible membership.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

At this time the Board President made a request to the Board to exit out of the regular meeting and enter into executive session at 5:15 pm to discuss the hiring, discipline, district credit cards, performance and compensation of certain personnel matters of pending, probable, or imminent litigation

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to exit the 799th regular meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

Janet Rogers, Nikki Cody, Luke Chmielewski and Chris Brown exited the Boardroom

 

The Board returned from executive session at 5:55 pm

 

Janet Rogers, Nikki Cody, Luke Chmielewski and Chris Brown re-entered the Boardroom.

 

There will be a Special Board meeting on June 17, 2019 at 4pm at the District Headquarters.

 

here being no further business, a motion was made by Trustee Givines, second by Trustee Stokes, to adjourn the meeting.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamarr X Miller, Secretary