Laona Heights Sugar River Colored Sands Sugar River Two Rivers Ferguson Hartley Memorial Trask Bridge Four Lakes Pecatonica River Pecatonica Wetlands Crooked River Grove Creek Seward Bluffs Klehm Forest Preserve Severson Dells Fuller Memorial Indian Hill Hinchliff Memorial Kilbuck Bluffs Trailside Kishwaukee Gorge South Kishwaukee Gorge North Rockford Rotary Kishwaukee River Oak Ridge Blackhawk Springs Deer Run Espenscheid Memorial McKiski County Line Kieselburg Roland Olson Stone Bridge Clayton Andrews Ledges Hononegah J. Norman Jensen Millrace Isle Macktown Atwood Homestead Forest Preserve Headquarters

Board Meeting Agenda – August 16, 2017

August Agenda

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 – 5:30 PM

Forest Preserve Headquarters

A G E N D A

A.  ROLL CALL

B.  PLEDGE of ALLEGIANCE – Cheryl Maggio

C.  APPROVAL of MINUTES

      Minutes for July 19

D.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION, AWARDS, and PRESENTATIONS

      1.  Introduction of Naturalist Educator

      2.  Deconstruction Presentation – Kerry Knodle/Bill Howard

E.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS / DISCUSSION

                 F.   NEW BUSINESS

       1.  The Ledges Pool Agreement

       2.  Solar Developer

       3.  Draft Budget – Fiscal Year 2017/2018

       4.  Healthcare Insurance

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G.  ACTION ITEMS

1.                    1.  Bills for July

3.                    2.  Travel Policy

8.                     3.  Administrative Services Contract

14.                  4.  Buffer Addition to Severson Dells Nature Preserve

48.                   5.  Aerator Bid

                 H.  STAFF REPORTS 

51.                   1.  Preserve Operations

53.                   2.  Land and Development

54.                  3.  Golf

57.                  4.  Marketing

58.                   5.  Education

60.                    6.  Human Resource

62.                   7.  Law Enforcement

 I.   CLOSED SESSION

J.   ANNOUNCEMENTS and COMMUNICATIONS

        1.   August 19 – Nurture Nature at a R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workday at Severson Dells Forest                       Preserve, Saturday from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

        2.   September 15 & 16 – Forest Quest Scavenger Hunt

3.   September 16 – Nurture Nature at a R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workday at Sugar River Alder Forest Preserve, Saturday from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

 K.  ADJOURNMENT

 Next regular Board Meeting – 5:30 PM Wednesday, September 20, Severson Dells Nature Center

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