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Agenda: Lan-Oak Park District Board and Decennial Committee meeting – 4/15/24

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

The April 15 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
    • Capital Projects 2024-2025
    • Draft Budget 2024-2025
    • Trademark Violation Update
    • SSSRA Update
    • July 3 Event Update
    • Corporate Sponsorship
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance – Report
    • Fitness Equipment Purchase
    • Eisenhower Center Sign
    • Recreation Software Update
    • Park Maintenance Activities
    • May Park Project
    • Fitness Program & Membership Count
    • Outside Special Events
  7. Superintendent of Recreation
    • Recreation Programs, Enrollment, Events
    • Park District Outreach Efforts
    • Planning – Bock Park Development, Nature Center
    • Training Initiatives
    • Recreation Supervisor Activities
  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: March 18, 2024
      • Public/Special Meeting:
      • Committee Meeting: Committee of the Whole March 18, 2024
    • AP Payment Selection Reports:
      • Payroll, Refunds, AP & Payroll Withholding for March 18, 2024 & March 27, 2024
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Action Item: Park Board Meeting Schedule for FY2024-2025 (Motion)
    • Action Item: Committee of the Whole Meeting Schedule for FY2024-2025 (Motion)
    • Action Item: Transfer of Funds from the Corporate Fund (Motion)
    • Action item: Transfer of Funds from the Recreation Fund (Motion)
  6. Superintendent of Parks & Maintenance
    • Report
  7. Recreation Committee
    • Report
  8. Buildings & Grounds Committee
    • Report
  9. Planning Committee
    • Report
  10. Finance & Personnel Committee
    • Action Item: Treasurer’s Report/Operating Statement March 31, 2024 (Motion)
  11. Attorney’s Report
    • March 2024
  12. Old Business
  13. New Business
  14. Communications & Addresses from the Audience
  15. Executive Session
  16. Action from Executive Session – Bi-Annual Review of Executive Session Meeting Minutes: No Release
  17. 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 March 18, 2024 (Motion)
  5. Senior Superintendent of Strategy & Operations
    • Park District Policies
    • Organization of Policies
  6. Old Business
    • Suggestions for Improvements from Meeting #2
  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
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