†††††††††††† MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

††††††††††††††††††††††††††† January 18, 2012

 

The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Northwest Mosquito Abatement District was held 7:30 pm Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 147 West Hintz Road, Wheeling, IL.

 

There being a presence of a quorum, Daniel R. Ansani, Vice President called the meeting to order.

 

Trustees present: Daniel R. Ansani, Vice President and Assistant Secretary; Richard A. David, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer; William Schneck, Treasurer.

 

Trustees absent: Arnold D. Kincaid, President; Karen V. Mills, Vice President and Assistant Secretary/Treasurer.

 

Also present:Donald Veverka, Attorney; Michael Szyska, Director.

 

The minutes of the December 2011 meeting were read.William Schneck made a motion to accept the minutes as read and Richard A. David seconded the motion.

 

The Secretary called the roll and all ayes had been cast for approval of the motion and thereby declared the motion carried.

 

The Treasurerís Report for December 2011 was presented and all checks were approved for payment.Richard A. David made a motion to accept the report as read and Daniel R. Ansani seconded the motion.

 

The Secretary called the roll and all ayes had been cast for approval of the motion and thereby declared the motion carried.

 

Mr. Veverka mentioned that the names of people required to file Ethics Statements have been sent to the County.Also the property tax exemption paperwork has been filed with the County.

 

Mr. Veverka updated everyone on the Village Green vs Arlington Heights case.

 

Mr. Szyska highlighted several items from the Staff Meeting Minutes.Several computers have been hit by viruses even with the firewall and antivirus software.The District has received 30 applications for the coming season.Field Operations are writing a policy on using the Sentinel units in the field.Installation of the software on the sprayers and Sentinel units is progressing.

 

Mr. Szyska mentioned that a date has not been set for the Union negotiations.

 

Mr. Szyska indicated that the Workerís compensation insurance binder from ICW has been received. All of the paperwork for renewing the Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance for the non-union employees has been signed.

 

The Budget Committee met to discuss the budget for May 1st 2012 thru April 30th 2013. The Tentative Budget will be approved at the regular February Board Meeting.

 

There being no further business to come before the Board a motion was made to adjourn and it passed unanimously.

 

 

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Vice President

 

 

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Secretary