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BOARD MINUTES

THE 837TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD MONDAY AUGUST 8, 2022.


A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District was called to order by President Lynette Stokes at the District’s Headquarter, 15500 Dixie Highway, Harvey, Illinois on August 8, 2022 at 4:04 P.M. upon due notice to all members of the time, date, and place of the meeting

ROLL CALL

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

Also Present were:

Janet Rogers...........................Director
Meganne Trela........................Attorney for the Board
Aerielle Charles......................Administrative Assistant
Christopher Brown..................General Foreman
Luke Chmielewski..................Chief Mechanic

Absent:

Nikki Cody..............................Assistant Director

 

The meeting was opened by the President, whereupon the minutes of the 836th meeting of the Board of Trustees were reviewed. The following motion was made by President Stokes, seconded by Trustee Givines, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting July 11, 2022.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees, Warner, Stokes and Givines
Nays: None
Absent: Trustee Elston

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Executive Session July 11, 2022.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees, Warner, Stokes and Givines
Nays: None
Absent: Trustee Elston

 

Due to the absence of Ms. Nikki Cody, Assistant Director, the monthly report for the Assistant Director was presented by SCCMAD employee, Janet Rogers, Director, (please see attached reports). The following motion was made by President Stokes, seconded by Trustee Warner, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the August report of the Assistant Director including the bills list totaling $259,731.51.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

Trustee Cassandra Elston entered the board room during the Assistant Director’s monthly report at 4:12 p.m. and was recognized as present during the 837th Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

 

The monthly report for the Director was presented by SCCMAD employee, Janet Rogers, Director, (please see attached reports). The following motion was made by President Stokes, seconded by Trustee Givines, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the August report of the Director.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to hire Daniel Smith as Full-Time Field Operator.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

At this time, Attorney Meganne Trela did a reading of the Compensatory Time Off Policy to the SCCMAD Board of Trustees.

 

President Stokes made a request to exit out of the 837th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees and enter into Executive Session at 4:32 p.m. The following motion was made by President Stokes, seconded by Trustee Warner, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to exit the 837th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees and enter into Executive Session.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

 

 

At this time, President Stokes made a request to the Board to enter in the Regular Board Meeting at 4:52 p.m.

 

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the adoption of the Compensatory Time Off Policy with an effective date of September 1, 2022.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

The next Board meeting will be held on September 12, 2022 at 4:00 P.M. at the District’s Headquarter.

 

Signed:

 

Lynette Stokes, President

Cassandra Elston, Secretary