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Minutes of the Annual Board Meeting of Park Commissioners - May 21, 2013

ATTENDANCE AT MEETING

 

Board Members Present:    

President Mike Reid

Vice President Maureen Yanes

Commissioner Michael W. Alter

Commissioner Jerry B. Clarito

 

Others Present:                    

Director/Secretary John V. Ohrlund

Treasurer William G. Schmidt

Superintendent of Parks Michael Rea

Superintendent of Recreation and Facilities Michelle Tuft

Assistant Superintendent of Recreation Jon Marquardt

Park Services Office Manager Dima Kirland

 

Absent:                     

Commissioner Susan Aberman

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Reid called the meeting to order at 7:37p.m.

SWEARING IN OF RE-ELECTED COMMISSIONERS

Executive Director Ohrlund performed the swearing in ceremony for re-elected Commissioner Maureen Yanes.

APPOINTMENT OF TEMPORARY SECRETARY

Commissioner Reid moved to appoint Executive Director Ohrlund as Temporary Secretary to conduct the election of President of the Board of Park Commissioners for the fiscal year 2013-14.  Commissioner Alter seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Commissioner Aberman was absent.  Motion carried.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Temporary Secretary Ohrlund entertained a motion for nominations for the office of President of the Board of Park Commissioners.  Commissioner Yanes nominated Michael Reid for President.  Commissioner Alter seconded the nomination.  No other nominations were made.  Vice President Yanes moved to elect Michael Reid for the office of President of the Board of Park Commissioners for the 2013-14 fiscal year.  Commissioner Alter seconded the motion.  Temporary Secretary Ohrlund called for a vote on the nominee for President. On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted for Michael Reid to serve as President for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.  Commissioner Aberman was absent.  Motion carried.

President Reid entertained a motion for nominations for Vice President of the Board of Park Commissioners.  Commissioner Alter nominated Susan Aberman for Vice President.  Commissioner Clarito 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 Susan Aberman to serve as Vice President for the 2013-2014 fiscal year.  Commissioner Aberman was absent.  Motion carried.

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

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

APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEE CHAIRS

President Reid made a request for the appointment of committee chairs.  The Commissioners discussed changing their committee chairs.  None 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, Commissioner Yanes to chair the Marketing Committee, and Vice President Aberman to chair the Park Services Committee.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL MEETING DAY, TIME, AND LOCATION

Commissioner Alter 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 2013-2014.  Commissioner Yanes seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted aye. Vice President Aberman was absent.  Motion carried.

The next regular meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL DEPOSITORIES

Commissioner Yanes moved that 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 2013-2014.  Commissioner Clarito seconded the motion.  On a call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Vice President Aberman was absent.  Motion carried.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL SIGNATORIES FOR BANKING PURPOSES

Commissioner Clarito 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 2013-2014.  Commissioner Alter seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Vice President Aberman was absent. Motion carried.

ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL PUBLICATION FOR LEGAL NOTICES

Commissioner Alter moved to designate the Skokie Review as the official publication for legal notices of the Skokie Park District for the fiscal year of 2013-2014.  Commissioner Clarito seconded the motion.  On a roll call vote, all Commissioners voted aye.  Vice President Aberman was absent.  Motion carried.

ADJOURNMENT

President Reid adjourned the Annual Meeting at 7:45 p.m.

 

 

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Michael Reid                                                                           John V. Ohrlund

President                                                                                 Secretary