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THE 816TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD TUESDAY NOVEMBER 9, 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 November 9, 2020 via ZOOM due to the COVID-19 Pandemic at 4:04 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
Aerielle Charles.......................Administrative Assistant

 

 

The Board of Trustees of the South Cook County Mosquito Abatement District conducted a regular meeting via ZOOM in accordance with Section 6 of Governor Pritzker’s Executive Order 2020-07 (COVID-19 Executive Order No.5).

 

 

The meeting was opened by the President, whereupon the minutes of the 815th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on October 13, 2020 were reviewed. The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Warner, to wit:

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

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

At this point in the meeting, Nikki Cody gave a presentation on the Vista National Health Care Coverage for District Employees for the period of 12/1/20-11/30/21.

 

The monthly report for the Business Manager was presented by SCCMAD employee Nikki Cody, Business Manager (please see attached reports). The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Miller, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the November report of the Business Manager including the November Bills List totaling $221,043.46.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

The monthly report for the Operations Department was presented by SCCMAD employee Janet Rogers, Operations Superintendent (please see attached reports). The following motion was made by President Givines, seconded by Trustee Warner, to wit:

 

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the November report of the Operations Superintendent.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to adopt the Tax Levy Ordinance for fiscal year 2020-2021.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 to renew the Health Care Coverage for District Employees for the period of 12/1/20-11/30/21.

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 First Reading of Fraud Policy with approved edits.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

The next Board Meeting will be held on December 14, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the District’s Headquarters.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamar X Miller, Secretary