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THE 804th REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 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 Headquarters, 15500 Dixie Highway, Harvey, Illinois on November 12, 2019 at 4:10 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 Lamar X Miller...............Present

Also Present were:

Janet Rogers...........................Operations Superintendent
Nikki Cody...............................Business Manager
Luke Chmielewski...................Chief Mechanic
Chris Brown.............................General Foreman
Meganne Trela.........................Attorney for the Board
Aerielle Charles........................Administrative Assistant
Gwendolyn V. Kirkland.............Kirkland, Turnbo & Associates
Edgar A. Wright.........................Kirkland, Turnbo & Associates

 

The meeting was opened by the President, whereupon the minutes of the 803rd meeting of the Board of Trustees held on October 15th, 2019 were reviewed. The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Miller, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Regular Board meeting October 15th, 2019

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby table the minutes of the Executive Session Meeting October 15th, 2019

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

Gwendolyn V. Kirkland and Edgar A. Wright gave a presentation on the pension account for the District.

 

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 November 2019, which is found on pages 382 A & B 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, which in words and figures appears as Exhibit “A”.

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the board hereby approves the monthly Statement of Budget and Cash for November 2019

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 bills list totaling $211,381.73

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

At this point in the meeting, Ms. Cody stated that IMRF has been completed.

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to adopt the Tax Levy Ordinance for fiscal year 2019-2020
Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to renew Alliant Commercial Insurance coverage effective December 1, 2019
Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 to renew Vista National Health Care Coverage (HMO & PPO) for District Employees for the period of 12/1/2019 – 11/30/20
Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 to purchase an above ground tank for Central Division in the amount of $13,900 from Petroleum Technologies Equipment
Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to sell one salvage 1995 GMC vehicle to Harvey municipality for $1.00
Upon roll call vote:

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

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

The next Board Meeting will be held on December 9th, 2019 at 4:00 P.M. at the District Headquarters.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamar X Miller, Secretary