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Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board meeting – 7/17/23

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 public hearing

  1. Call to Order @ 6:30pm
  2. Roll Call
  3. Public Hearing – ORDINANCE #07172023 AN ORDINANCE MAKING A COMBINED ANNUAL BUDGET AND APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FOR LAN OAK PARK DISTRICT, COOK COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING ON THE 1 st DAY OF MAY 2023 AND ENDING ON THE 30 TH DAY OF APRIL 2024
  4. Old Business
  5. New Business
  6. Adjournment

Lan-Oak Park District Committee of the Whole agenda

  1. Call to Order @ 6:30 p.m. (or immediately following Public Hearing)
  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 Plaza Phase One Update
    • FY 2023-2024 Revenue
    • Recreation Department Participation
    • Chamber Request for Policy Waiver
    • Personnel Policy Revision – Dress Policy
    • 2023 Bond Issue
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance – Report
    • Fitness Center Flooring
    • Men’s Recreation Steam Room
    • Copper Mugger’s Park Incident
    • Upcoming Projects
    • Program & Membership Numbers
  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: June 19, 2023
      • Public/Special Meeting:
      • Committee Meeting: Committee of the Whole June 19, 2023
    • AP Payment Selection Reports:
      • Payroll, Refunds, AP & Payroll Withholding for June 26, 2023
    • Ordinance # 07172023
      • An Ordinance Making a Combined Annual Budget & Appropriation of Funds for the Lan-Oak Park District for the FY May 1, 2023- April 30, 2024
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Action Item: Approval of Revisions to Personnel Policy Dress Policy (Motion)
    • Action Item: Approval of Chamber of Commerce Policy Waiver (Motion)
  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 June 30, 2023 (Motion)
  13. Attorney’s Report
    • June 2023
  14. Old Business
  15. New Business
  16. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  17. Executive Session
  18. Action Items from Executive Session
  19. Adjourn

Staying informed

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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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