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THE 814TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD MONDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 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 September 14, 2020 via ZOOM due to the COVID-19 Pandemic at 4:05 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
Joseph Miller...........................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 813th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on August 10, 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 August 10, 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 Stokes, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves the minutes of the Executive Session August 10, 2020.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

Trustee Lamarr Miller exited the Board Room at 4:07 P.M.

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves September report of the Business Manager including the September Bills list totaling $233,931.23

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

Trustee Lamarr Miller re-entered the Board Room at 4:18 P.M.

 

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

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

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 authorizes Attorney Joseph Miller and Attorney Meganne Trela to explore options in changing the name on the annuity account with Jackson National Life Insurance Company.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller, 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 8 vehicles to be salvaged/scrapped as listed.

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 814th Regular Board Meeting and enter into Executive Session at 4:30 p.m. The following motion was made by President Givines and seconded by Trustee Miller, to wit:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves to exit the 814th Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees and enter into Executive Session

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

Janet Rogers, Nikki Cody, and Aerielle Charles exited the Board Room.

 

At this time, President Givines made a request to the Board to enter the Regular Board Meeting at 4:58 P.M.;

 

Janet Rogers, Nikki Cody, and Aerielle Charles re-entered the Board Room.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

The next Board meeting will be held on October 13, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the District Headquarters.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamar X Miller, Secretary