Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago met November 2
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago met Nov. 2.
Here is the agenda provided by the Board:
Call Meeting to Order
Kari K. Steele, Chairman for the Committee on Budget and Employment, called the meeting to order at 1 p.m.
Present: 8 -
Frank Avila; Timothy Bradford; Martin J. Durkan; Barbara J. McGowan; Josina Morita; Debra Shore; Kari K. Steele; and Mariyana T. Spyropoulos Absent: 1 - David J. Walsh Public Comment
Clerk to Read Call of the Meeting
2, 2017 1 17-1154 To the Honorable President and Members of the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Ladies and Gentlemen:
At the direction of President Mariyana T. Spyropoulos and presiding Chairman of the Committee on Budget and Employment, Kari K. Steele, a Special Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. in the Board Room, 100 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois.
The purpose of this meeting is to present and accept the 2018 Executive Director’s Budget Recommendations and related changes.
A motion was made by Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, seconded by Timothy Bradford, that this Report be Adopted. The motion carried by acclamation. Chorus of ayes - No nays
2 17-1151 Authority to Accept the Executive Director’s 2018 Budget Recommendations and the Attached Changes
A motion was made by Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, seconded by Martin J. Durkan, that this Agenda Item be Adopted. The motion carried by the following roll call vote:
Aye: 5 -
Frank Avila; Martin J. Durkan; Debra Shore; Kari K. Steele; Mariyana T. Spyropoulos
Absent: 4 - Timothy Bradford; Barbara J. McGowan; Josina Morita; David J. Walsh
David St. Pierre, Executive Director, presented the 2018 Budget Recommendations
Law Debra Shore requested a list of leases that will be expiring in the next five years
General Administration Josina Morita requested an additional $100,000 to be budgeted to assist with stormwater education Mariyana Spyropoulos requested cost comparison on installing sensors for lighting and water in the MOB restrooms and the overall savings for the District
Information and Technology Kari K. Steele requested that apps be developed for android use
Debra Shore requested an additional $600,000 to be budgeted to implement an inspector general
A motion was made by Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, seconded by Martin J. Durkan, that this Special Meeting be Adjourned. The motion carried by the following roll call vote: /s/ Jacqueline Torres, Clerk
Aye: 5 -
Martin J. Durkan; Josina Morita; Debra Shore; Kari K. Steele; Mariyana T. Spyropoulos