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THE 807TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD MONDAY FEBRUARY 10, 2020


A Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District was called to order by President Charles Givines, at the District’s Headquarter, 15500 Dixie Highway, Harvey, Illinois on February 10, 2020 at 4:12 P.M. upon due notice to all members of the time, date and place of the meeting

ROLL CALL

Trustee Charles Givines............Present
Trustee Dr. Lynette Stokes....... Present
Trustee Dr. Ray Warner.............Present
Trustee Lamar X Miller...............Present

Also Present were:

Janet Rogers..........................Operations Superintendent
Nikki Cody..............................Business Manager
Meganne Trela........................Attorney for the Board
Luke Chmielewski...................Chief Mechanic
Aerielle Charles.......................Administrative Assistant
Cleo Butler..............................Visitor

 

 

The presentation from Paul Parise, IMRF representative, will be rescheduled for next month’s board meeting.

 

The meeting was opened by the President, whereupon the minutes of the 806th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on January 13, 2020 were reviewed. The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting January 13, 2020.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Miller, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes for Executive Session January 13, 2020.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Warner, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes for the Special Board Meeting January 20, 2020.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

Monthly reports for Business and Operations Department were presented by SCCMAD employees Nikki Cody, Business Manager and Janet Rogers, Operations Superintendent (please see attached reports).

 

Thereupon the Manager’s Staff Monthly Report for the month of February 2020, which is found on A&B pages were reviewed. President Givines called for a group roll call vote to accept the Manager’s Staff Monthly report. The following resolution was made upon unanimous vote to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Manager’s Staff Monthly Report for the month of February 2020 is approved and ordered filed.

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the bills list totaling $268,858.86.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Warner, Stokes, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Warner, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves authorization for reimbursement of employee uniform purchases with current receipts for the 2020 Mosquito Season up to the amount of $210.00.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Miller, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the Deloitte Contract with a month to month 30-day termination notice.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

At this time, President Givines made a request to the Board to exit out of the Regular Board Meeting and enter into Executive Session at 4:49 p.m. to discuss the appointment, employment, compensation, discipline, performance or dismissal of specific employees.

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to exit the 807th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

Nikki Cody, Luke Chmielewski, Aerielle Charles, and Cleo Butler exited the Board Room.

 

At this time, President Givines made a request to the Board to enter the Regular Board meeting at 4:56 p.m.

 

Nikki Cody, Luke Chmielewski, Aerielle Charles, and Cleo Butler re-entered the Board Room.

 

 

The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to hire Cleo Butler as Field Operator at the salary of $33,000.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, Miller and Givines
Nays: None

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

The next Board meeting will be held on March 9th, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the District Headquarters.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamar X Miller, Secretary