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Chicago Park District Board met March 8.

By Lhalie Castillo | May 12, 2017

Meeting 11

Chicago Park District Board met March 8.

Here is the minutes provided by the Board:

Pledge of Allegiance:

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Roll Call:

A Roll Call was taken and the following Commissioners were found to be in attendance:

6 - Commissioner Juan Salgado, Commissioner Erika Allen, Commissioner Donald Edwards, Commissioner Tim King, Vice President Avis LaVelle and Commissioner Jesse Ruiz

1 - Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke

1. General Business

17-2707-030 8 Resolution welcoming all people to Chicago Park District parks and facilities

A motion was made by Vice President LaVelle, seconded by Commissioner Allen that this Resolution be adopted. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke 

2. Approval of the Minutes

17-2706-030 8 Approval of the Meeting Minutes from the Regular Scheduled Meeting held on February 8, 2017

Indexes: Meeting Minutes

A motion was made by Vice President LaVelle, seconded by Commissioner King that these minutes be adopted. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke

3. Closed Session

A motion was made by Commissioner King, seconded by Vice President LaVelle that the meeting enter into Closed Session. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke Chicago Park District

17-2703-030 8 Settlement of the Case of B’nai Brown V. Chicago Park District

Indexes: Personal Injury

4. Open Session

A motion was made by Commissioner King, seconded by Commissioner Edwards that this meeting return to Open Session. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke

Report on Closed Session Discussion:

President Ruiz reiterated that the Board of Commissioners went into Closed Session to consider matters appropriately discussed in Closed Session, pursuant to 5ILCS120 Section 2 Subsection (C), (a) and had the following matters of new business:

B'Nai Brown V. Chicago Park District

A motion was made by Commissioner Allen, seconded by Commissioner Salgado that this settlement claim be approved. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke

5. Presentation from the Departments:

17-2702-030 8 Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

A presentation was made to the Board of Commissioners from Deborah Lahey, CEO and President of the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum.

A presentation was made to the Board of Commissioners from Gerry Henaghan, Special Recreation Manager of Community Recreation.

6. People in the Parks:

17-2708-030 8 Public Comments 3.8.17.

The following members of the public addressed the Commissioners :

Sylvia Tyus-Brooks

George Blakemore

Paul McKinley

Kenneth Newman

Louise McCurry

Margaret Schmid

Brenda Nelms

Ted Seals 

CeCe Edwards

7. Unfinished Business:

Under Unfinished Business, there was nothing to present.

8. New Business:

17-2700-030 8 Authorization to enter into a contract with Christy Webber & Company for grant park and museum campus landscape maintenance services specification P-16019

Indexes: Contract Award-IFB, RFP, RFQ

Cathy Breitenbach, Director of Cultural and Natural Resources, addressed the Commissioners.

A motion was made by Commissioner Allen, seconded by Commissioner Edwards, that this Action Item be approved. The motion carried with the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke

17-2704-030 8 Authority to enter into contracts for summer day camp bus transportation services pre-qualified pool specification no. P-17009

Indexes: Pre-Qualified Pool

Mark Reed, Director of Purchasing, addressed the Commissioners.

A motion was made by Commissioner Edwards, seconded by Commissioner Allen, that this Action Item be approved. The motion carried with the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke

17-2705-030 8 Authorization to enter into a contract with flowers communications group for video production services for the Chicago park district’s social media and web content, promotional materials, and visuals for public

Presentations Specification No. P-16006

Indexes: Contract Award-IFB, RFP, RFQ

Jessica Maxey-Faulkner, Director of Communications, addressed the Commissioners.

A motion was made by Commissioner King, seconded by Commissioner Edwards, that this Action Item be approved. The motion carried with the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke

9. Adjourned

A motion was made by Vice President LaVelle, seconded by Commissioner Allen, that this meeting be adjourned.

The motion carried with the following vote:

Aye: 6 - Salgado, Allen, Edwards, King, LaVelle and Ruiz

Absent: 1 - Koldyke Chicago Park District

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