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Board Meeting Agenda – April 18, 2018

April Agenda

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 – 5:30 PM

Colored Sands Forest Preserve

A G E N D A

A.  ROLL CALL

B.  PLEDGE of ALLEGIANCE – Gloria Lind

C.  APPROVAL of MINUTES

 Minutes for March 21

D.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION, AWARDS, and PRESENTATIONS

1. Rockford Asphalt Plant Speaker – Chris Flueckiger

E.  UNFINISHED BUSINESS / DISCUSSION

F.  NEW BUSINESS

Page        G.  ACTION ITEMS

1.                     2.  Bills for March

3.                     3.  Contract Extension

H. STAFF REPORTS 

4.                     1.  Preserve Operations

6.                     2.  Land and Development

8.                     3.  Golf

11.                   4.  Marketing

12.                   5.  Education

14.                   6.  Human Resources

16.                   7.  Law Enforcement

 I.  CLOSED SESSION

1.  Personnel

J.  ANNOUNCEMENTS and COMMUNICATIONS

1.  April 21 – Nurture Nature at a R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workday at Kishwaukee Gorge North Forest Preserve, Saturday from 9:00am – 12:00pm

2.  April 28 & 29 – The Gathering at Macktown Forest Preserve, Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am – 4:00pm

3.  May 12 & 13 – Birdfest 2018 at Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, Saturday & Sunday from 8:00am – 4:00pm

4.  May 19 – Nurture Nature at a R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workday at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve, Saturday from 9:00am – 12:00pm

5.  May 19 – Nature Fiesta: Bilingual Celebration of Local Nature at Blackhawk Springs Forest Preserve, Saturday from 9:00am – 12:00pm

 K.  ADJOURNMENT

 Next regular Board Meeting – 5:30 PM Wednesday, May 16, Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Anyone wishing to address the Board must call 815-877-6100 or email kknapp@winnebagoforest.org in advance of the meeting.