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Rescheduled: Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting – 11/23/20

Meeting starts at 7 p.m. on Zoom

By Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (November 21, 2020) – The Lan-Oak Park District Board has been rescheduled for Monday, November 23 after the November 16 meeting was postponed due to COVID-19 safety concerns. The Board usually meets at the Eisenhower Community & Fitness Center, but cancelled its November 16 to “keep with [the Board’s] public safety priority,” according to Senior Superintendent Sharon Desjardins.

The rescheduled meeting will take place on Zoom at 7:00 p.m, and residents are welcome to attend virtually. The Zoom link to attend the meeting is

Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting agenda

  1. Call to Order @ 7:00pm
  2. Roll Call
  3. Comments from the Public
  4. Consent Agenda (Motion)
    1. Minutes from Previous Meetings:
      • Board Meetings October 19, 2020
      • Public/Special Meeting:
      • Committee Meeting: Committee of the Whole October 19, 2020
    2. AP Payment Selection Reports: Payroll, Refunds, AP & Payroll Withholding for October 23, 2020 and October 28, 2020
    3. Additional Bills:
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Action Item: Approval of Truth in Taxation Law Resolution (Motion)
  6. Recreation Committee
    • Report
  7. Buildings & Grounds Committee
    • Report
  8. Planning Committee
    • Report
  9. Bike Path Committee
    • Report
  10. Finance & Personnel Committee
    • Action Item: Treasurer’s Report/Operating Statement October 31, 2020 (Motion)
  11. Attorney’s Report
  12. Old Business
  13. New Business
  14. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  15. Executive Session: Executive Session for the purpose of appointment, employment, compensation, discipline or performance of specific employees as allowed under the Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS 120/2(c)(1)
    • Announcement: Bi-Annual Review – No Release of Executive Session Meeting Minutes
  16. Adjourn

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About the Lan-Oak Park District

The Lan-Oak Park District is a separate governing body in the Village of Lansing whose Commissioners are elected to “enhance the quality of life for all Lansing residents by providing clean, safe parks and well-developed recreational facilities in a wide range of recreational programs and activities for all ages” (Mission Statement). The Park District operates the Eisenhower Fitness Center and a wide variety of classes, programs, and events that take place in that building. Staff also maintain more than 20 parks in Lansing, including playgrounds, sports facilities, walking paths, and other amenities.

The Lan-Oak Park District is subject to the requirements of the American With Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who require certain accommodations in order to allow them to observe and/or participate in this meeting, or who have questions regarding accessibility of the meeting or the facility, are requested to contact the Senior Superintendent at 708-474-8552 promptly to allow the Park District to make reasonable accommodations.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.