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Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting – 5/15/23

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
    • Citizen Comment Forms
  4. Approval of Committee Meeting Minutes
    • Recreation Committee
    • Buildings & Grounds
    • Planning
    • Finance & Personnel
    • Bike Path Committee
    • Special Projects Committee
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations – Report
    • Park Plaza Phase One Update
    • Proposed 2023-2024 Projects
    • 2023-2024 Operating Budget
    • Recreation Update
    • Corporate Sponsorship
    • Decennial Committee
    • Chamber Blood Drive
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance – Report
    • Indoor Repairs & Maintenance
    • Park Maintenance
    • Upcoming Projects
    • Lions Stadium
    • Program Enrollment & Fitness Memberships
  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.
  2. Roll Call
  3. Comments from the Public
  4. Consent Agenda (Motion)
    • Minutes from Previous Meetings:
      • Board Meeting: April 17, 2023
      • Public/Special Meeting:
      • Committee Meeting: Committee of the Whole April 17, 2023
    • AP Payment Selection Reports:
      • Payroll, Refunds, AP & Payroll Withholding for April 20, 2023, April 29, 2023, and April 30, 2023
  5. Oath of Office for Elected Park Commissioners
  6. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Action Item: Resolution #05152023 Establishing a Committee on Local Government Efficiency
    • Action Item: Resolution #2023-05-15 Approving Certain Budget & Appropriation Intra-Fund Transfers
  7. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance
    • Report
  8. Recreation Committee
    • Report
  9. Buildings & Grounds Committee
    • Report
  10. Planning Committee
    • Report
  11. Finance & Personnel Committee
    • Report – DRAFT April 2023 Treasurer’s Report
  12. Attorney’s Report
    • April 2023
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
    • Action Item: Election of Park Board Officers (Motion)
    • Action Item: Appointment of Officers of the Board (Legal Counsel, Treasurer, Secretary) (Motion)
  15. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  16. Executive Session
  17. 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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