Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting – 9/20/21

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The Eisenhower Center is located at 2550 178th Street in Lansing, Illinois. (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Eisenhower Center

All residents are welcome to attend meetings of the Park District Board of Commissioners. The Board typically meets on the third Monday of each month, and per the Open Meetings Act they publish an agenda to notify the public of items that are up for discussion and decision. The Board has returned to convening its Committee of the Whole meeting prior to its regular board meeting. The first meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Eisenhower Community & Fitness Center in Lansing.

Lan-Oak Park District Committee of the Whole agenda

  1. Call to Order @ 6:30 p.m.
  2. Roll Call
  3. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  4. Approval of Committee Meeting Minutes
    • Recreation Committee:
    • Buildings & Grounds
    • Planning:
    • Finance & Personnel:
    • Bike Path Committee:
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations – Report
    • Park Project Progress
    • Fall Bond Issue
    • Tax Proceeds
    • Fall Recreation Programming
    • User Fees
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance – Report
    •  HVAC Repairs
    • Parks Update
    • Vandalism
    • Erfert Walking Path
    • Tree Removal
    • Program Enrollment & Membership Count
  7. Recreation Committee – Report
  8. Buildings & Grounds Committee – Report
  9. Planning Committee – Report
  10. Finance and Personnel Committee – Report
  11. Bike Path Committee – Report
  12. Old Business
  13. New Business
  14. Adjournment

Regular board meeting

  1. Call to Order @ 7:00 p.m. or immediately after the Committee of the Whole Meeting
  2. Roll Call
  3. Comments from the Public
  4. Consent Agenda (Motion)
    • Minutes from Previous Meetings:
      • Board Meeting: August 16, 2021
      • Public/Special Meeting:
      • Committee Meeting: August 16, 2021
    • AP Payment Selection Reports: Payroll, Refunds, AP, & Payroll Withholding for August 13, 2021, August 23, 2021 and September 7, 2021
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Report
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance
    • Report
  7. Recreation Committee
    • Report
  8. Buildings & Grounds Committee
    • Report
  9. Planning Committee
    • Report
  10. Special Projects Committee
    • Report
  11. Bike Path Committee
    • Report
  12. Finance & Personnel Committee
    • Action Item: Treasurer’s Report/Operating Statement August 31, 2021 (Motion)
  13. Attorney’s Report
    • August 31, 2021
  14. Old Business
  15. New Business
  16. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  17. Executive Session for the purpose of land acquisition under the Illinois Open Meetings Act, 5 ILCS, Par. 120/2. (c)(5).
  18. Action Items from Executive Session
  19. 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.