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Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners met April 10

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 24, 2019

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Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners met April 10.

Here is the agenda provided by the board:

Roll Call

General Business

Approval of the Minutes

Acknowledging Excellence

Presentation from the Departments

Communications and Reports

People in the Parks

Unfinished Business

New Business

Adjournment

By order of President Avis LaVelle

In compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. Section 794) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. Section 12101 et seq.), the Chicago Park District does not discriminate on the basis of disability in employment or admission/access to programs and activities.

Any person with a disability who desires special accommodations or the services of a sign

language interpreter in order to attend a meeting of the Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners, should contact Disability Policy Officer, Larry Labiak, 504 Compliance Officer, 541 North Fairbanks Court, Chicago, Illinois 60611, at 312/742-5097 or telephone 312/747-2001 (TTY) at least 72 hours before the Board Meeting.

Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call

A roll call was taken and the following Commissioners were found to be in attendance.

4- Commissioner Donald Edwards, Vice President Avis LaVelle, Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke and Commissioner Ashely Hemphill Netzky

2- Commissioner Tim King and Commissioner David A. Helfand

1. GENERAL BUSINESS

President Avis LaVelle yielded the floor to Lanita Ross, a representative from Alderman Leslie Hairston's Office. Ms. Ross addressed tje board regarding the proposal to name the basketball courts within Hoard Park after Bryan A. Leach.

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0 ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DAY CAMP ASSISTANCE FUND

Kelly Sheetz, Director of New Business Development, showed a video and gave a brief presentation before the board and members of the public regarding the Day Camp Assistance Fund.

Roll Call

5- Commissioner Donald Edwards, Commissioner Tim King, Vice President Avis LaVelle, Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke and Commissioner Ashely Hemphill Netzky

1- Commissioner David A. Helfand

Let the record reflect that Commissioner Tim King joined the meetign during the presentation.

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0 CERTIFICATE OF FILING OF RECEIPT OF ANNUAL ABATEMENT

This item was marked as received and filed by the Secretary. 2. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES:

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APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES FOR THE REGULAR MEETING HELD ON FEBRUARY 13, 2019

Indexes: Meeting Minutes

Aye: 5 - Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

3. ACKNOWLEDGE EXCELLENCE

Acknowledgement of the Junior Skyhawks Wheelchair Basket Ball Team, Daniel Dixon, Team Member and recipient of the “Neal R. Radbel Sportsmanship Award” and Chicago Park District Coach, Dan Ferreira named Coach of the Year by the IL Basketball Coaches Association.

Larry Labiak, Disibility and Policy Officer, introduced the Skyhaws Wheelchair Team and its Neal R.Radbel Sportsmanship Award Ricipient. He also introduced Dan Ferreira the recipient of the Coah of the Year Award by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association.

4. PRESENTATION FROM THE DEPARTMENTS: Nothing was presented for consideration.

5. COMMUNICATIONS AND REPORTS:

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3 MINORITY BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (MBE) AND WOMEN BUSINESS

ENTERPRISE (WBE) REPORT

Mark Reed, Director of Purchasing, addressed the Commissioners. 6. PEOPLE IN THE PARKS:

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APRIL 10, 2019 PUBLIC COMMENTS

The following members of the public addressed the Commissioners:

Bobbie Townsend Robert Ziegler Bob O'Neill Louise McCurry Jeff Katz

Jewell Gillstrap Leslie Recht

7. UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

Nothing was presented for consideration.

8. NEW BUSINESS:

19-1042-041 0 ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF BOND ANTICIPATION NOTES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $50,000,000 UNDER A LINE OF CREDIT

Indexes: Bond Anticipation Notes

Attachments: Chicago Park District 2019 - Authorizing Ordinance - clean March 26.DOCX

Published in PamphletForm-Chicago Park District 2019 - Authorizing Ordinance - clean March 26.pdf

Steve Lux, Chief Financial Officer, addessed the Commissioners.

A motion was made by Commissioner Tim King seconded by Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke, that the ordinance be approved. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

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AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO AN EXTENSION TO THE OPERATING AGREEMENT WITH THE LINCOLN PARK ZOO SOCIETY

Indexes: Agreements (Not Bidded)

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

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REQUEST TO INITIATE 45-DAY NOTICE PERIOD TO NAME THE HOARD PARK BASKETBALL COURTS IN HONOR OF BRYAN A. LEACH

Indexes: Park Renaming-Phase I, 45 Day Notice Period

Heather gleason, Director of Planning and Construction, addressed the Commissionrs.

A motion was made by Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke and seconded by Commissioner Donald Edwards that the item be approved. The motion prevailed with the following vote:

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

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AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH KUKLINKSI & RAPPE ARCHITECTS P.C. FOR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION SERVICES AT REVERE (PAUL) PARK

SPECIFICATION NO. P-16015-058

Indexes: Contract Award-IFB, RFP, RFQ

Attachments: K+R Revere Park REVISED 27 Feb 19

P-16015-058 Kuklinski+Rappe Schedules

Heather Gleason, Director of Planning and Construction addressed the Commissioners.

A motion was made by Commissioner Tim King, seconded by Commissioner Ashley Hemphill-Netzky that this the Item be adopted. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

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AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO AN INTERGOVERMENTAL LEASE AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF LAND FROM THE CITY OF CHICAGO FOR PETERSON PARK AND NORTH PARK VILLAGE NATURE CENTER PARK

Indexes: Intergovernmental Agreements (IGA)

Heather Gleason, Director of Planning and Construction, addressed the Commissioners.

A motion was made by Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke, seconded by Commissioner Tim King, that this Action Item be adopted. The motion carried by the following vote:

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

9. CLOSED SESSION

Pursuant to 5ILCS 120 Section 2 Subsection C, 10 and 11

A motion was made by Commissioner Donald Edwards and seconded by Commissioner Tim King to enter into closed session, purduant to 5ILCS 120 Section 2 subsection C, 10 and 11. The motion prevailed with the following vote:

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

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SETTLEMENT OF THE CASE OF ROBERT AND KATHY RENIER V. CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT, NO. 2015 L 011037

Indexes: Settlement Agreement

This Action Item was Discussion Only

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CURRENT LITIGATION

This Action Item was Discussion Only

10. OPEN SESSION

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

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

Report on Closed Session

Let the record reflect that Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke left the meeting briefly but did not return prior to the voting of the settlement claim.

Roll Call

4- Commissioner Donald Edwards, Commissioner Tim King, Vice President Avis LaVelle and Commissioner Ashely Hemphill Netzky

1- Commissioner M. Laird Koldyke

1- Commissioner David A. Helfand

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SETTLEMENT OF THE CASE OF ROBERT AND KATHY RENIER V. CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT, NO. 2015 L 011037

Indexes: Settlement Agreement

A motion was made by Commissioner Tim King and seconded by Commissioner Donald Edwards that the settlement be approved. The motion prevailed with the following vote:

Aye: 4- Edwards, King, LaVelle and Hemphill Netzky

Excused: 1- Koldyke

Absent: 1- Helfand

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CURRENT LITIGATION

No further action was taken on this matter.

1. ADJOURNED

A motion was made by Commissioner Donald Edwards and seconded by Commissionr Tim King that the meeting be adjourned. The motion prevailed with the follwoing vote:

Aye: 5- Edwards, King, LaVelle, Koldyke and Hemphill Netzky

Absent: 1- Helfand

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