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THE 810TH REGULAR MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE SOUTH COOK COUNTY
MOSQUITO ABATEMENT DISTRICT
HELD MONDAY MAY 11, 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 May 11, 2020 via ZOOM due to the COVID-19 Pandemic at 4:02 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 809th meeting of the Board of Trustees held on April 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 April 13, 2020.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

 

The monthly report for the Business Department was presented by SCCMAD employee Nikki Cody, Business Manager and Janet Rogers, Operations Superintendent (please see attached reports).

 

Thereupon the Manager’s Staff Monthly Report for the month of March 2020 and April 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 March 2020 and April 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 herby approves the bills list totaling $292,196.13.

Upon roll call vote:

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

 

An update for IMRF has been tabled until next month’s board meeting.

 

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

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board hereby approves Autney Brown, Titus Williams, and Curtis Betts as seasonal workers.

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 to hire Anthony Gabriello as a Full Time Field Operator as of May 4, 2020.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Miller, Warner 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 promotion for Victor Tolbert to Central Division Supervisor.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 promotion of Nicholas Delesio to Central Division Assistant Supervisor.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 promotion of Brett Carr to Eastern Division Assistant Supervisor.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 final Draft of District Policy Manual.

Upon roll call vote:

Yeas: Trustees Stokes, Warner, 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 to adopt the Preliminary/Tentative Budget and Appropriation Ordinance for fiscal year 2021.

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 seasonal employee’s salary as presented.

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 June 8, 2020 at 4:00 P.M. at the District Headquarters.

 

Signed:

 

Charles Givines, President

Lamar X Miller, Secretary