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Board Meeting Agenda – April 19, 2017

April Agenda

Forest Preserves of Winnebago County

BOARD MEETING

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 – 5:30 PM

Klehm Arboretum

A G E N D A

A.  ROLL CALL

B.  PLEDGE of ALLEGIANCE – Mike Eickman

C.  APPROVAL of MINUTES

      Minutes for March 15 & 23

D.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION, AWARDS, and PRESENTATIONS

1. Sikich – Audit Report

2. Klehm Report

3. Financial Update

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E.   UNFINISHED BUSINESS / DISCUSSIONS

1.                     1.  Strategic Plan – Goals 4, 5 & Additional Goals

F.   NEW BUSINESS

        1. Spring Tour

G.  ACTION ITEMS

3.                    1.  Bills for March

5.                    2.  Sprayer Bid

8.                     3.  IMRF Agent

9.                         4.  Investment Policy

               H.   STAFF REPORTS – Emailed with Packet

16.                   1.  Preserve Operations

18.                   2.  Land and Development

19.                   3.  Golf

22.                  4.  Marketing

25.                   5.  Education

26.                   6.  Law Enforcement

I.   CLOSED SESSION

       1.  Personnel

2. Land Acquisition

 J. ANNOUNCEMENTS and COMMUNICATIONS

        1.   April 29 & 30 – The Gathering at Macktown Forest Preserve, Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am – 4:00pm

2. May 13 & 14 – Birdfest 2017 at Sand Bluff Bird Observatory, Saturday & Sunday from 8:00am – 4:00pm

3. May 20 – Nurture Nature at a R.E.A.P. Volunteer Workday at Hononegah Forest Preserve, Saturday from 9:00am – 12:00pm

4. May 20 – Get Outside, Get Healthy! kick-off Celebration at Hononegah Forest Preserve, Saturday from 12:00pm – 3:00pm

 K. ADJOURNMENT

 Next regular Board meeting – 5:30 PM Wednesday, May 17th, Forest Preserve Headquarters

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