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St. John Park Board Meeting Minutes
January 26, 2016

Trustees:
Frank Bradtke, President
Melissa Stefanko, Vice President
John Rainwater, Member at Large
Carl Miklusak, Member at Large
Mike Forbes, Town Council Liaison

Chip Sobek, Parks & Recreation Superintendent
Tim Kuiper, Town Attorney

1. CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m., with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance.

2. ROLL CALL In attendance were Frank Bradtke, Melissa Stefanko, John Rainwater, Carl Miklusak and Chip Sobek. Absent Mike Forbes, Town Council Liaison and Tim Kuiper, Town Attorney. Mr. Bradtke took the opportunity to welcome Carl Miklusak as the new member of the Park Board.

3. ELECTION OF BOARD OFFICERS
Mr. Rainwater nominated Frank Bradtke as President and Mr. Bradtke nominated Melisa Stefanko as Vice President. All were in favor of Mr. Bradtke for President of the Park Board. Motion carried. Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to nominate Ms. Stefanko for Vice President, seconded by Mr. Rainwater. Motion carried.

4. APPROVE OR AMEND THE MINUTES
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the December 22, 2015 minutes. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Ms. Stefanko. Motion carried.

5. NEW BUSINESS
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to wave the rental fee for the St. John Women’s Club bike parade on June 25, 2016. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Ms. Stefanko. Motion carried.

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the contracts for Lisa Knott, Alexis Nicole Morales, Daniel S. Gustas, Melissa Conaway-Stefanko with Mr. Stefanko abstaining, Ashley Scanlon, LeAnn Stutler, Kaitlynn DeYoung, Sara Ashley Dingman, Indiana Artspot LLC, Emily Litavic. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Mr. Miklusak. Motion carried.

Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the Spring Programs and fees. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Mr. Miklusak seconded. Motion carried.

6. OLD BUSINESS
Mr. Bradtke requested the Board to look into purchases for 2016.

7. PAYMENT OF BILLS
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to approve the January, 2016 bills in the amount of $12,086.54. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Mr. Miklusak. Motion carried.

8. ANY AND ALL
The Easter egg hunt will be on March 19, 2016.

9. PUBLIC COMMENT
Michelle Haluska, Town Manager’s Assistant, 10955 W. 93rd Avenue, St. John, IN was going to order name plates and wanted to know if the Board wanted their names on the plates or just Member. Park Board agreed to just have “Member” on their plates.

10. ADJOURNMENT
Mr. Bradtke entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Rainwater so moved. Seconded by Mr. Miklusak. Motion carried. The meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Kathleen A. Falaschetti
Recording Secretary