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Minutes of the Annual Meeting of the Park Board - April 24, 2012

ATTENDANCE AT MEETING

Board Members Present:      

Commissioner Michael Reid

Commissioner Jerry B. Clarito

Commissioner Susan Aberman

Commissioner Michael W. Alter

Commissioner Maureen Yanes

 

Others Present:                      

Director/Secretary Mark Schneiderman

Treasurer William G. Schmidt

Superintendent of Parks and Facilities John Ohrlund

Superintendent of Recreation Michelle Tuft

 

CALL TO ORDER                                                                     

Commissioner Reid called the meeting to order at 7:30p.m.

APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY SECRETARY

Vice President Aberman moved to appoint Executive Director Schneiderman as Temporary Secretary to conduct the election of President of the Board of Park Commissioners for the fiscal year 2012-2013. Commissioner Yanes seconded the motion.  On a voice call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Motion carried. 

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Temporary Secretary Schneiderman entertained a motion for nominations for the office of President of the Board of Park Commissioners.  Commissioner Yanes nominated Commissioner Michael Reid for President.  Commissioner Clarito seconded the nomination.  No other nominations were made. Commissioner Yanes moved to elect Commissioner Michael Reid for the office of President of the Board of Park Commissioners for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.  Commissioner Clarito seconded the motion. Temporary Secretary Schneiderman called for a vote on the nominee for President. On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted for Commissioner Reid to serve as President for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.  Motion carried.

President Reid entertained a motion for nominations for Vice President of the Board of Park Commissioners.  Commissioner Clarito nominated Commissioner Maureen Yanes for Vice President.  Commissioner Alter seconded the nomination. No other nominations were made. President Reid called for a vote on the nominee for Vice President.  On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted for Commissioner Yanes to serve as Vice President for the 2012-2013 fiscal year.  Motion carried. 

Commissioner Clarito moved to appoint Executive Director Schneiderman as Secretary of the Board of Park Commissioners.  Vice President Yanes seconded the nomination. On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Motion carried.

Commissioner Aberman made a motion to approve the appointment of William Schmidt as Treasurer of the Board of Park Commissioners.  Commissioner Clarito seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Motion carried.

APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEE CHAIRS

President Reid made a request for the appointment of committee chairs.  At this time, the Commissioners discussed changing their committee chairs. No one wished to change committees. President Reid then appointed the following committee chairs: Commissioner Alter to chair Finance Committee, Commissioner Clarito to chair the Recreation Committee, Vice President Yanes to chair the Marketing Committee, and Commissioner Aberman to chair the Park Services Committee.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL MEETING DAY, TIME, AND LOCATION

Commissioner Aberman moved to adopt the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Weber Leisure Center as the official meeting day, time, and location for the Skokie Park District Board of Park Commissioners for the fiscal year 2012-2013. Vice President Yanes seconded the motion. On a voice call vote, all Commissioners voted aye. Motion carried.

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 7:00p.m.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL DEPOSITORIES

Commissioner Aberman moved that the North Shore Community Bank; Chase Bank N. A.; Wells Fargo Corporate Trust Services, Cole Taylor Bank, Fifth Third Bank, First Bank and Trust, and Illinois Institutional Investors Trust (IIIT) shall be approved as official depositories for the Skokie Park District for fiscal year 2012-2013. Commissioner Alter seconded the motion. On a voice call vote, all Commissioners voted aye. Motion carried.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL SIGNATURES FOR BANKING PURPOSES

Commissioner Alter moved that the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer of the Board of Park Commissioners be designated as official signatories of the Skokie Park District for banking purposes for the fiscal year 2012-2013.Vice President Yanes seconded the motion. On a voice call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Motion carried.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL PUBLICATION FOR LEGAL NOTICES

Commissioner Aberman moved to designate the Skokie Review as the official publication for legal notices of the Skokie Park District for the fiscal year of 2012-2013. Commissioner Alter seconded the motion.  On a voice call vote, all Commissioners voted aye. Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Aberman moved to adjourn the Annual Meeting. Vice President Yanes seconded the motion.  On a voice call vote, all Commissioners voted aye. Motion carried. The Annual Meeting adjourned at 7:45p.m

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Michael Reid                                                                  Mark Schneiderman

President                                                                       Secretary