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THE 806TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020


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 January 13, 2020 at 4:27 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
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 805th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on December 9th, 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 December 9, 2019.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

Monthly reports for Business and Operations Department were presented by SCCMAD employee Janet Rogers, Operations Superintendent (please see attached reports).

 

Thereupon the Manager’s Staff Monthly Report for the month of January 2020, 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 January 2020 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 $226,896.85

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

At this point in the meeting, Attorney Meganne Trela gave an IMRF update.

 

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to add Dr. Ray Warner as signer on all SCCMAD Fifth Third Bank Accounts.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 to hire Dennis Brock as a seasonal assistant custodian.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 approves first reading of tentative Personnel and Policy manual.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

At this time, President Givines made a request to the Board to exit out of the Regular Board Meeting and enter into Executive Session at 5:18 p.m. to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees.

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the board hereby approves to exit the 806th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

Luke Chmielewski, Chris Brown, and Aerielle Charles exited the Board Room.

 

At this time, President Givines made a request to the Board to enter the Regular Board meeting at 6:45 p.m

 

Luke Chmielewski, Chris Brown, and Aerielle Charles re-entered the Board Room.

 

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the board hereby approves the wage increase for cost of living at 1.6% for SCCMAD District Employees for 2020 calendar year.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 merit raise increase for Janet Rogers, Aerielle Charles, Edward Pryor, Angel Winters, Victor Tolbert, Brandon Larson, John Cory Medlock as specified in the provided spreadsheet.

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 February 10th, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the District Headquarters.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamar X Miller, Secretary