Beecher Metropolitan District
an equal opportunity organization

Minutes

 

The Regular meeting of the Beecher Metropolitan District Commission was held on Wednesday, August 09, 2017 at the District office located at G-1057 Louis Avenue, Mt. Morris Township. 

Mrs. Hawthorne called the meeting to order at 6:03.

 

Present:                                                                                  Guests:                                  

Mrs. Hawthorne                                                                      Kevin Forbes               Mark Brandon

Ms. Simpson                                                                           Dana Smith                 Eric Southward

Mr. Ballard                                                                              Tyrone McCloud         Dave Korrey

Ms. Self                                                                                   Victoria Smith             Marvin Chapman

Ms. Blanks                                                                              Mr. Sumpter            

                                                                                                                                               

The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Agenda Approval

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to approve the meeting agenda.

Ms. Blanks seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

 

Guest Comments – Agenda Items Only

None

 

Minutes Approval

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to accept the minutes from the regular meeting on 7/12/17.

Mr. Ballard seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes


UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

 
NEW BUSINESS

Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Operating Budget

Mr. Forbes explains that we have prepared a 2017 – 2018 Operating Budget for Board adoption. 

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to accept the 2017 – 2018 Operating Budget.

Ms. Blanks seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  4 Ayes

Ms. Simpson joins the meeting at 6:12.

 
Employee Hiring

Mr. McCloud explains that we have an employee from Manpower that we are seeking to hire permanently.  Discussion takes place.

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to table the hiring until the next meeting.

Mr. Ballard seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  5 Ayes


Beecher Music Festival Donation

Mr. Korrey explains that the Beecher Music Festival is approaching and asks the Board if they would consider sponsoring the festival with a donation of $300.

Mrs. Hawthrone makes a motion to sponsor the Beecher Music Festival with a $300 donation. 

Mr. Ballard seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  5 Ayes

 
Financial Report

The cash on hand is $1,984,694.21 as of 8/07/17.

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to accept the cash on hand.

Ms. Self seconds the motion.

Roll call vote taken:  5 Ayes

The bills paid in July, 2017 total $448,712.86 – Any questions or concerns.

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to accept the bills paid in July in the amount of $448,712.86.

Ms. Self seconds the motion.

 
Roll call vote taken:  5 Ayes

 
The bills needing approval for payment August 10, 2017 total $16,621.59 – Any questions or concerns.

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to approve the bills for payment 08/10/17 totaling $16,621.59

Ms. Self seconds the motion. 

Roll call vote taken:  5 Ayes

 

BOARD COMMUNICATION

Personnel Committee

Nothing

Finance Committee

 Nothing

 
Administrative Report

Administrative Report is discussed. 

 

GUEST COMMENTS

None

MEETING ADJOURNMENT

Mrs. Hawthorne makes a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:23.

Ms. Self seconds the motion.

A roll call vote was taken:   5 Ayes

 

                                                                        ____________________________________

                                                                                  Sidney Hawthorne, President

     

 

                       

 

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