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Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board and Decennial Committee meeting – 3/18/24

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

The March 18 meeting of the Lan-Oak Park District Board of Trustees will take place at the Eisenhower Center, located at 2550 178th Street in Lansing. Following the meeting, the Decennial Committee will meet.

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.

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
    • Special Projects Committee
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations – Report
    • Bock Park Basketball Facility
    • 2024-2025 Park projects
    • Proposed Staff Pay Increases
    • Lansing Country Club
    • Trademark Violation Update
    • Skate Park – Punch List & Event
    • SSSRA Update
    • July 3 Update
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance – Report
    • New Fitness Equipment
    • Building/Mechanicals/Mowers
    • Parks & Maintenance – Trees, Shelters, Mulch, Dog Park
    • Upcoming Projects
    • Fitness/Aquatic Program Enrollment
    • Fitness Membership Count
  7. Superintendent of Recreation
    • Recreation Programs, Enrollment, Events
    • Park District Outreach Efforts
    • Planning – Mildred Burt Nature Center & Sensory Room
    • Training Initiatives
    • Recreation Supervisors
  8. Recreation Committee – Report
  9. Buildings & Grounds Committee – Report
  10. Planning Committee – Report
  11. Finance and Personnel Committee – Report
  12. Special Projects Committee – Report
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Adjournment

Regular board meeting agenda

  1. Call to Order @ 7 p.m.
  2. Roll Call
  3. Comments from the Public
  4. Consent Agenda (Motion)
    • Minutes from Previous Meetings:
      • Board Meeting: February 19, 2024
      • Public/Special Meeting:
      • Committee Meeting: Committee of the Whole February 19, 2024
    • AP Payment Selection Reports:
      • Payroll, Refunds, AP & Payroll Withholding for March 1, 2024
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Report
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance
    • Report
  7. Superintendent of Recreation
    • Report
  8. Buildings & Grounds Committee
    • Report
  9. Planning Committee
    • Report
  10. Recreation Committee
    • Report
  11. Finance & Personnel Committee
    • Action Item: Treasurer’s Report/Operating Statement February 29, 2024 (Motion)
  12. Attorney’s Report
    • February 2024
  13. Old Business
  14. New Business
  15. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  16. Executive Session
  17. Action from Executive Session
  18. Adjourn

Decennial Committee meeting agenda — Local Government Efficiency Act

  1. Call to Order @ 7:30pm
  2. Roll Call
  3. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  4. Approval of Committee Meeting Minutes
    • Decennial Committee February 19, 2024 (Motion)
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Park District Revenue (Property Taxes, User Fees, Other)
    • Savings Initiatives
    • Savings Through Cooperation (IGA/Pools)
    • Purchasing Practices
    • Salaries & Employee Benefits
    • Park Initiatives & Savings
    • Park District Transparency
  6. Old Business
    • Suggestions for Improvements from Meeting #1
  7. New Business
  8. Adjournment

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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 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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