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Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting – 10/17/22

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 convenes 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, located at 2550 178th Street.

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
    • Project Update: Sand Volleyball, Skate Park
    • Project Planning 2023
    • Finance & Personnel Updates
    • Recreation Update: Fall Enrollment & Events
    • Fitness Memberships
    • Correspondence
    • Consolidated Election April 2023
    • Room Rentals
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance – Report
    • Whirlpool & HVAC Repairs
    • Park Project Updates: Volunteers, Potts, Oakley
    • Projects in Progress: LED Sign, Erfert Park, Park Signs
    • Bike Share Program
    • Fitness Program/Membership Update
  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
  2. Roll Call
  3. Comments from the Public
  4. Consent Agenda (Motion)
    • Minutes from Previous Meetings:
      • Board Meeting: September 19, 2022
      • Executive Session Meeting:
      • Committee Meeting: September 19, 2022
    • AP Payment Selection Reports:
      • Payroll, Refunds, AP & Payroll Withholding for September 25, 2022 and October 3, 2022
    • Additional Bills:
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Report
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance
  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 September 30, 2022 (Motion)
    • Action Item: Award of lowest responsible bid, G.O. Limited Tax Park Bonds, Series 2022 (Motion)
    • Action Item: An Ordinance providing for the issue of $451,910 General Obligation Limited Tax Park Bonds, Series 2022, of the District, for the payment of land for parks, for the building, maintaining, improving, and protecting of the same and the existing land and facilities of the District, for the payment of certain outstanding bonds of the District, and the payment of the expenses incident thereto, providing for the levy of a direct annual tax to pay the principal and interest on said bonds and authorizing the sale of said bonds to Republic Bank of Chicago. (Motion)
  13. Attorney’s Report
    • September 2022
  14. Old Business
  15. New Business
  16. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  17. Action items from Executive Session
  18. Adjourn

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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 many 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
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