Peoria Park District Observer Report
The meeting was held at 6pm through streaming ZOOM on the Peoria Park District Face Book Page. The meeting opened with a staff update on the district’s response to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. Trustee Harant asked for information on concerns for the zoo’s tigers. Staff reported that they are wearing masks and gloves when with big cats and primates since a tiger at another zoo was reported to have the virus after exposure from a zoo employee with the virus. Committees have been not been meeting because of the virus and changing guidelines. The committees will resume soon using virtual meeting arrangements.
Trustees approved the following by unanimous roll call vote:
· annexation of 7.374 acres of land along Route 91.
· a three-year employee contract with AFCSME.
· an Assistant Treasurer to replace a vacancy.
· an emergency order for an additional $14,00 to finish work on Trewyn steps.
Staff noted that budget adjustments resulting from the impact of the pandemic will be forthcoming over upcoming months.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:52 PM. Farrell Davies, Observer
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