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Budget Hearing Minutes October 21, 2015

FOREST PRESERVES OF WINNEBAGO COUNTY

BUDGET HEARING

5:15 PM, October 21, 2015

Preserves Headquarters

 

 

It’s      5:16       PM on October 21, 2015, and I would like to welcome all of you to the Budget Hearing for the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County.

 

This hearing is conducted by the Board of Commissioners to comply with Illinois statutory requirements. I am Judy Barnard, President of the Forest Preserves of Winnebago County Board. Present with me are Commissioners Jeff Tilly, Audrey Johnson, and Mike Eickman; Board Treasurer Steve Chapman; Recording Secretary Ronelle Johnson and Executive Director Mike Holan.

 

The District staff and Board of Commissioners have provided this hearing as a commitment to our citizens to allow for public input prior to approval and adoption of our budget by the Board. This budget is prepared for the fiscal year of November 1, 2015 to October 31, 2016.

 

This is not a question-and-answer type of meeting, but a forum for public input only.

 

This meeting is being recorded on tape so that a verbatim transcript can be provided to all commissioners. I request that citizens wishing to provide input wait to be recognized and not interrupt those giving testimony. Prior to giving testimony, I would ask that each speaker state his or her name and address, including zip code. Each speaker will be limited to three minutes. If you would like a copy of the transcript sent to you, put an X before your name on the sign-in sheet.

 

With that, I am ready to recognize anyone wishing to provide testimony in regard to the 2016 Forest Preserve District Annual Budget and Appropriation Ordinance.

 

We have heard testimony from      0   persons. It is now      5:30     PM, and I hereby declare this hearing completed.