Board Votes by Date

DN = David Nicosia,  MP = Michael Parrie,  GP = George Pauley, BTL = Betty Terry-Lundy,  TW = Tom Wartowski

Y = Voted in Favor   N = Voted Against  A = Abstained   NP = Not Present   Note: It requires 3 votes in Favor to pass a motion.

 

CategoryDateDescriptionDNMPGPBTLTW
AdministrativeApr 13 2005Motions from Closed Session – After a motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by Dave Nicsosia, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution denying a request from a Unit Owner to reimburse the owner for locksmith services.YYYYY
AdministrativeApr 13 2005Motions from Closed Session – After a motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to refer a matter to the Association’s legal counsel regarding an allegation of stalking brought by a Unit Owner against a Board Member.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 08 2013Election of Board Officers – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia; the Board voted to elect A – George Pauley as the Board President; B – Michael Parrie as the Board 1st Vice President; C – Tom Wartowski as the Board 2nd Vice President; D – Betty Terry-Lundy as the Board Secretary; E – David Nicosia as the Board Treasurer.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor for all; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against part A; Tom Wartowski abstained from part C; the motions passed.YYYNN A
AdministrativeJul 08 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to ratify the approval of the decisions made in closed session.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYN
AdministrativeJul 08 2013Board Meeting Schedule – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approved the Board Meeting Schedule of August 12, 2013 – 7:30PM, September 9, 2013 – 7:30PM, October 14, 2013 – 7:30PM, November 11, 2013 – 7:30PM, December 9, 2013 – 7:30PM, January 27, 2014 – 7:30PM, March 10, 2014 – 7:30PM, April 14, 2014 – 7:30PM, May 12, 2014 – 7:30PM, and June 9, 2014 – 7:30PM (annual meeting).YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 08 2013Distribution of Bulk Internet Survey – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the distribution of the survey regarding bulk internet by mail to off-site owners, email, newsletter, and website to the owners and residents of Park Tower.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 08 2013Home Owner Request – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to table this request until the next open Board Meeting.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 08 2013Parking License Agreement – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve the revised ‘Monthly Parking License Agreement’ as proposed by Management pending the Association’s Attorney’s review.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 08 2013Creation of Ad-Hoc Commission for PTCA Vision/Mission Statement – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to form an Ad-Hoc Commission for PTCA Vision/Mission Statement with Betty Terry-Lundy and Tom Wartowski as the Commission liaisons.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 08 2013Commission Liaisons – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to assign David Nicosia as the ASCO representative.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski abstained; the motion passed.YYYYA
CommitteesJul 08 2013Commission Liaisons – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to assign the following Commission Liaisons: David Nicosia to the Budget and Finance Commission; Michael Parrie to the Home Improvement Commission; Betty Terry-Lundy to the New Residents Commission; Betty Terry-Lundy to the Newsletter Commission; Tom Wartowski to the Rules and Regulations Commission; and George Pauley to the Social Commission.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski abstained; the motion passed.YYYYA
Construction RequestJul 08 2013Construction Requests – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of Unit 2311 as submitted by the owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
MinutesJul 08 2013Minutes of the Board Meeting June 10, 2013 – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to approve the minutes from the June 10, 2013 Board Meeting with the correction of adding a date line next to the signatures.  George Pauley, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Michael Parrie and Tom Wartowski abstained; the motion passed.YAYYA
AdministrativeAug 12 2013Holiday Fund Signatories – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted to approved approve removing Laura Cossa and appointing Michael Parrie as a signatory on the Employee Holiday Fund account and Social Fund account at Bridgeview Bank.  George Pauley, Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy and David Nicosia voted in favor; Michael Parrie abstained; the motion passed.YAYYY
AdministrativeAug 12 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to ratify the approval of the decisions made in closed session.  Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; George Pauley and Tom Wartowski abstained; the motion passed.YYAYA
AdministrativeAug 12 2013Request to Review Documents – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve the written request to review Association Documents.  Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted in favor; George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted against; the motion failed.NNNYY
AdministrativeAug 12 2013Thank You to ASCO – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to recognize and thank ASCO and their president Sheli Lulkin for the time and efforts spent advocating for their member buildings including the recent awareness and letter writing campaign to JCAR regarding the proposed rules from the Office of the State Fire Marshall.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceAug 12 2013Surplus Contribution to Reserve – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve designating the 2012/2013 audited surplus of $149,491 to be income for the 2013/2014 fiscal year and that an additional contribution to the reserve fund be made in the amount of $83,000.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceAug 12 20132012/13 Fiscal Year Audit – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to accept the 2012/13 audited financial statements as submitted by Picker & Associates.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
CommitteesAug 12 2013Committee Charters – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve distributing the proposed Committee Charters to the Committee Chairmen for review and recommendations; they should be returned to the Management by Monday September 2nd for consideration at the September Board of Directors Meeting.YYYYY
CommitteesAug 12 2013Rules Committee Member – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve assigning Carlos Vargas to be a member of the Park Tower Rules and Regulations Committee.YYYYY
Construction RequestAug 12 2013Construction Requests – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of Unit 1805 as submitted by the owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
Construction RequestAug 12 2013Construction Requests – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to approve the remodeling of Unit 3012 as submitted by the owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy abstained; the motion passed.YYYAY
MinutesAug 12 2013Minutes of the Board Meeting July 8, 2013 – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the July 8, 2013 Board Meeting with the corrections provided by the Board Secretary.YYYYY
ProjectsAug 12 2013Plaza/Driveway Project – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the proposed plaza/driveway project drawings and specifications, with changes if necessary, as presented by Wiss Janney Elstner at the August 5th Home Improvement Commission and Board of Directors Meeting, and directs they be put out to bid.YYYYY
AdministrativeSep 09 2013Board Meeting Recording Policy – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to adopt the Board Meeting Recording Policy as recommended by the Association’s Legal Counsel.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceSep 09 20132012 Bad Debt – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve a write-off in the amount of $51,898.78 for accounts that became uncollectible during the 2012/2013 fiscal year; such accounts are considered uncollectible due to foreclosures and/or bankruptcies.YYYYY
CommitteesSep 09 2013Appointment of New Residents Committee Members – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Unit Owners William Kay, Scott Schmidtke, and Mary Toosi to be members of the Park Tower New Residents Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesSep 09 2013Formation of AdHoc Committee to Review Rules and Regulations – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approved approve form an Ad-Hoc Committee for review and revision of the Park Tower Rules and Regulations, and directs Management to call for volunteers.YYYYY
Construction RequestSep 09 2013Construction Requests – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of Unit 3208 as submitted by the owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
MinutesSep 09 2013Minutes of the Board Meeting August 12, 2013 – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the August 12, 2013 Board Meeting with the corrections provided by the Board Secretary.YYYYY
Rules & RegsSep 09 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve $100.00 fines for all units in violation of the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, section titled “Insurance”, as detailed in the notices of violation dated August 1, 2013, and in the Hearing held on August 19, 2013.YYYYY
Rules & RegsSep 09 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve $50.00 fines for violation of the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, , section titled “Disturbances”, as detailed in the notice of violation dated May 10, 2013 and in the Hearing held on August 19, 2013.YYYYY
Rules & RegsSep 09 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve $50.00 fines for violation of the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, section titled “Disturbances”, as detailed in the notice of violation dated August 2, 2013 and in the Hearing held on August 19, 2013.YYYYY
AdministrativeOct 14 2013Bike Room Policy – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the recommendation from the Budget and Finance Committee to cease the proration policy for the bike room.YYYYY
AdministrativeOct 14 2013Board Workshop Dates – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to schedule workshops with the Budget and Finance Committee on November 25th and December 3rd from 6:30PM-9:30PM.YYYYY
AdministrativeOct 14 2013Valet Parking Policy – Upon due motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve opening valet parking to non-Park Tower Residents at a rate of $129.00 per month and requiring a two-month security deposit.YYYYY
AdministrativeOct 14 2013Winter Bike Room Rate – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve winter bike room registration from November 1, 2013 until Green Week 2014 at a rate of $25.00 per space.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceOct 14 2013Crawlspace Plumbing Expense – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve classifying the $47,300 expense from repairs to the kitchen drain lines as an operating expense as recommended by the Budget and Finance Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesOct 14 2013Appointment to AdHoc Committee to Review Rules and Regulations – Upon due motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Unit Owners Nicholas Lullo Unit 1107, Agat Drygas Unit 1806, Liza Aisen Units 3703, Georgiana Nowak Unit 3806, Robert Laskov Unit 3906, Margaret Burns Unit 4114 and Carlos Vargas Unit 4914, to be members of the Park Tower Ad-Hoc Committee to Review Rules and Regulations with Tom Wartowski as liaison.  The Board of Directors would like the Committee to provided proposed revisions by 3/1/2014.YYYYY
CommitteesOct 14 2013Committee Charters – Upon due motion by George Pauley and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the revised Committee Charters as reviewed and presented by the Committee Chairs.  The Newsletter Committee may propose changes at another time.YYYYY
CommitteesOct 14 2013New Residents Committee Chairman – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve Harriet Dominique as the New Residents Committee Chairman.YYYYY
CommitteesOct 14 2013Newsletter Committee Chairman – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve Robert Pierce as the Newsletter Committee Chairman.YYYYY
Construction RequestOct 14 2013Construction Requests – Upon due motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted to approve the remodeling of Units 308, 2702, 4009, 5309, and 5311, as submitted by the owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski abstained; the motion passed.YYYYA
ContractsOct 14 2013Boiler Burner Replacement – Upon due motion by George Pauley and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve a contract with Oakbrook Mechanical to remove the existing boiler burners and replace them with high-turn down burners and perform all necessary repairs to the refractory, at a cost of $43,250 per boiler; management is directed to pursue the proposed rebate of $29,000 per boiler through People’s Energy for a total adjusted cost of $14,250 per boiler, of which there are two.YYYYY
ContractsOct 14 2013Landscaping Contract – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve a three year contract with Brickman Landscaping to provide landscaping maintenance for a cost of $6,220 per year for two years and a 2% increase in year three.YYYYY
ContractsOct 14 2013Plaza/Driveway Project – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve a contract with LS Contracting Group to perform the Plaza/Driveway Repair Project as specified and engineered by Wiss Janney Elstner, at the proposed based cost of $825,540, a budget of $25,000 for project oversight by Wiss Janney Elstner, and a provision of $50,000 to address unforeseen conditions where approved by Wiss Janney Elstner, and agreed to by the Property Manager.YYYYY
ContractsOct 14 2013Scavenger Contract – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve a three year contract with Allied Waste Services to provide recycling and garbage pick-up, as proposed, at a base cost of $2,096 per month for two years and a 3% increase in year three.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementOct 14 2013Board Meeting Recording Policy – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to direct Management to destroy meeting records once the minutes for the meeting are approved and signed.YYYYY
MinutesOct 14 2013Minutes of the Board Meeting September 9, 2013 – Upon due motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the September 9, 2013 Board Meeting.YYYYY
ProceduralOct 14 2013Amendment to Agenda – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to add agenda items for Newsletter Committee Chairman, New Residents Committee Chairman, Valet Parking Policy, Bike Room Proration Policy, Winter Registration for Bike Room, Board Workshop Dates, and Crawlspace Plumbing to the end of the agenda.YYYYY
Rules & RegsOct 14 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve $100.00 fines for all units in violation of the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, section titled “Insurance”, as detailed in the notices of violation dated September 3, 2013, and in the Hearing held on September 16, 2013.YYYYY
Rules & RegsOct 14 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve fining a unit owner whose unit has been found in an unsafe condition, a total of $250 every 30 days after 30 days from the date of this meeting, finding the owner in violation of the Declaration and Bylaws, Section 11, Part (c), Section 11, Part (d),  Section 11, Part (g), Section 11 Part (i), the Rules and Regulations, sections “Construction or Remodeling Inside the Units” and “Exterior Appearance”, after receiving notice date August 16th, and after an opportunity to appear before the September 16th hearing before the Rules and Regulations Committee; during this 30 days the owner shall have an opportunity to bring the unit into compliance, after which the fine of $250 will be charged in escalating fines according to the policies.YYYYY
AdministrativeNov 11 2013Health Club Hours – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approves extending the unattended hours at the health club to include Saturday and Sunday from 8AM to 1PM.  And, that the Board of Directors approves extending the hours of operation of the health club, for opening at 5AM Monday through Friday.YYYYY
AdministrativeNov 11 2013Health Club Memberships – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve extending health club memberships to Park Tower non-resident Owners.YYYYY
CommitteesNov 11 2013Appointment to AdHoc Committee to Review Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Unit Owner Jean Shamo, Unit 4606 as a member to the AdHoc Committee to Review Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
Construction RequestNov 11 2013Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of Units 1908, 2407, 4302, and 4514, as submitted by the owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
ContractsNov 11 2013Uniform Contract – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approves a five year contract with Lechner & Sons to provide uniform services for a cost of $5,660.20 per year for five years.YYYYY
ContractsNov 11 2013Bulk Internet Proposals – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to pursue a bulk internet contract to provide basic internet service to each unit.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
MinutesNov 11 2013Minutes of the Board Meeting October 14, 2013 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the October 14, 2013 Board Meeting.YYYYY
ProceduralNov 11 2013Amendment to Agenda – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to add an agenda item for Appointment to AdHoc Committee to Review Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 11 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to find that the unit owner who appeared for a rules violation hearing on October 21, 2013, did engage in the conduct described in the Notice of Violation dated September 19, 2013, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Section Moves, and to impose a fine of $100.00 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 11 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find that the unit owner who was notified to appear for a rules violation hearing on October 21, 2013, is responsible for the renters conduct described in the Notice of Violation dated September 25, 2013, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Declaration and Bylaws, Section 11(D), and to impose a fine of $1,000.00 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 11 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion Tom Watrowski and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve $100.00 fines for all units in violation of the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, section titled “Insurance”, as detailed in the notices of violation dated October 2, 2013, and in the Hearing held on October 21, 2013.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceDec 09 20132014/15 Proposed Budget Distribution – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to instructs Management to distribute the Proposed Budget for the 2014/2015 fiscal year, and schedule a Special Meeting of the Unit Owners to discuss the budget on January 27th, 2014 at 7:30PM.YYYYY
CommitteesDec 09 2013Ad Hoc Cable Committee Member Appointment – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Unit Owners Steven Koga and John Curlo, to be members of the Park Tower Ad Hoc Cable Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesDec 09 2013Rules and Regulations Committee Member Appointment – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Unit Owner Laura Cossa, to be a member of the Park Tower Rules and Regulations Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesDec 09 2013Rules and Regulations Committee Member Appointment – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Unit Owners Nicholas Lullo, Agat Drygas, Georgiana Nowak, Margaret Burns, and Jean Shamo, as temporary non-voting members to the Park Tower Rules and Regulations Committee for the purpose of attending and observing a meeting.YYYYY
Construction RequestDec 09 2013Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to approve the remodeling of Units 2606, 2715, and 4810/11, as submitted by the owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.  Michale Parrie, Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; George Pauley abstained; the motion passed.YYAYY
ContractsDec 09 2013Metal Maintenance Contract – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approves a one year contract with Chicago Metal Maintenance to provide metal maintenance services for annual expense of $15,600.00.YYYYY
MinutesDec 09 2013Minutes of the Board Meeting November 11, 2013 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the November 11, 2013 Board Meeting.YYYYY
ProceduralDec 09 2013Amendment to Agenda – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to add an agenda item for Appointment to Rules and Regulations Committee.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 09 2013Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve $100.00 fines for all units in violation of the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, section titled “Insurance”, as detailed in the notices of violation dated November 4, 2013, and in the Hearing held on November 18, 2013.YYYYY
AdministrativeJan 27 20142014 Holiday Schedule – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the 2014 Draper and Kramer holiday schedule for the management office employees, with the Management Office to close on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceJan 27 20142014/2015 Proposed Budget – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposed 2014/15 proposed budget with a 3.5% increase.YYYYY
ContractsJan 27 2014Bulk Internet Contract – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the ‘Sixth Amendment’ to the contract with RCN Telecom Services as proposed, renewing the contract for 5 years including bulk internet and basic cable services at a rate of $38.13 per unit plus any relevant municipal taxes and fees.YYYYY
ContractsJan 27 2014LEYE Lease Renewal – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to propose a 5 year renewal of the lease of commercial unit 15C with Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Inc., at an increase of 3% annually, beginning May 1, 2014.  Further, should the Lessee accept the proposed terms, the Board of Directors approves the execution of the lease.YYYYY
ContractsJan 27 2014Park Tower Market Lease Extension – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the first 5 year option to renew the market lease with Park Tower Market, Inc., at a rate of $1,750 per month, beginning July 1, 2014.YYYYY
ContractsJan 27 2014Passenger Elevator Cab Renovation – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposal with Imperial Interiors for renovating the passenger elevator cabs as proposed by the Home Improvement Committee at an expense of $36,104.YYYYY
ContractsJan 27 2014Plaza/Driveway Project Lighting – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve Crest Lighting to provide the materials for the proposed lighting design scheme for the Driveway/Plaza project for a cost of $24,935.YYYYY
ContractsJan 27 2014Property Insurance Policy – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to approve the property insurance policy and workman’s compensation policies through Mesirow Insurance, at an annual premium not to exceed $196,577.00.YYYYY
ContractsJan 27 2014Bed Bug Inspection Contract – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to take no action to extend the Aegis contract which, in effect, allows the existing contract to continue with a right to terminate with 90 days’ notice.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and Tom Wartowski voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; David Nicosia abstained; the motion passed.AYYNY
MinutesJan 27 2014Minutes of the Board Meeting December 9, 2013- Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the December 9, 2013 Board Meeting.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 27 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve $100.00 fines for all units in violation of the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, section titled “Insurance”, as detailed in the notices of violation dated December 2, 2013.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceMar 10 20142014/2015 Proposed Budget – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposed 2014/15 proposed budget with a 3.5% increase.YYYYY
CommitteesMar 10 2014Ad Hoc Cable Committee – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve dissolving the Ad Hoc Cable Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesMar 10 2014Election Committee Charter – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to adopt the Election Committee Charter, as edited, and issue a call for volunteers for the Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesMar 10 2014Health Club Committee Charter – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to adopt the Health Club Committee Charter, as edited, and issue a call for volunteers for the Committee.YYYYY
Construction RequestMar 10 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of the units 304 and 4410 as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendation of the Chief Engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
ContractsMar 10 2014LEYE Lease Renewal – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a 10 year renewal of the lease of commercial unit 15C with Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Inc., at an increase of 3% annually, beginning May 1, 2014.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementMar 10 2014Pool Area Security Camera – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to direct management to pursue looking into installing a security camera in the pool area, weight room, and cardio room.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementMar 10 2014Scavenger Rebate – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to authorize the Park Tower Management Office to submit the required information to the City of Chicago regarding the scavenger services for the purpose of receiving the rebate for said cost under the appropriate City Ordinance for the following time periods: January through June 2014 and July through December 2014.YYYYY
MinutesMar 10 2014Minutes of the Board Meeting January 27, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the January 27, 2014 Board Meeting.YYYYY
MinutesMar 10 2014Minutes of the Special Budget Meeting January 27, 2014 – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the January 27, 2014 Special Budget Meeting.YYYYY
ProceduralMar 10 2014Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to amend the agenda to dissolve the Ad Hoc Cable Committee.YYYYY
ProjectsMar 10 2014Front Driveway Mock-up – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to move forward with option 3 for replacement material for the terrazzo.YYYYY
AdministrativeApr 29 2014Annual Meeting Schedule – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve the following dates for the 2014 Annual Meeting schedule: Friday May 9th as the deadline for Candidate Submissions, Tuesday May 27th for Meet the Candidates Night 6:30pm, and Monday June 2nd and Thursday June 5th for Meet & Greet the Candidates 6:30pm.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and Tom Wartowski voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy and David Nicosia abstained; the motion passed. (Note David Nicosia and Betty Terry-Lundy were up for re-election)AYYAY
AdministrativeApr 29 2014July Board Meeting – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to set the July 2014 Board Meeting date for Monday July 14, 2014 at 7:30PM in the 2nd Floor Party Room.YYYYY
AdministrativeApr 29 2014Ratify Board Decisions – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to ratify all decisions since June 2013 to comply with the Declarations and Bylaws, as stated in the Palm vs. 2800 Lake Shore Drive case.YYYYY
CommitteesApr 29 2014Health Club Committee Appointments – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to appoints Arthur Velazquez Unit 5301, Rikke Vognsen Unit 5103, Georgiana Nowak Unit 3806, Ken Anderson Unit 3106, Agata Drygas Unit 1806, and David Kazarian Unit 515, to be members of the Park Tower Health Club Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesApr 29 2014Mission Statement – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the Mission Statement as submitted by the AdHoc Mission Statement Committee.  Further the Board of Directors approves dissolving the AdHoc Mission Statement Committee as their task has been completed.YYYYY
CommitteesApr 29 2014Newsletter Committee Appointment – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Amul Kumar Unit 5105 to be a member of the Park Tower Newsletter Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesApr 29 2014Election Committee Appointments – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to appoint Paul Groeninger as the Park Tower Election Committee Chairman.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
CommitteesApr 29 2014Election Committee Appointments – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to appoint Sheldon Atovsky Unit 3306, Nancy Ledvina Unit 5511, Homer Longoria Unit 5001, Georgiana Nowak Unit 3806, and Paul Groeninger Unit 4211 to the Park Tower Election Committee to oversee the 2014 Annual Election.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
CommitteesApr 29 2014Newsletter Printing – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve printing the May through July Newsletter in color.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and Betty Terry-Lundy voted in favor; David Nicosia voted against; the motion passed.NYYYY
CommitteesApr 29 2014Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to appoint David Nicosia as the Board liaison to the Health Club Committee.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and Betty Terry-Lundy voted in favor; David Nicosia abstained; the motion passed.AYYYY
Construction RequestApr 29 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve the remodeling of units 1206, 3209, 3308, 3907, and 4109 as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condominium Association.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; Tom Wartowski abstained; the motion passed.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementApr 29 2014Distribution of the Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to direct Management to distribute the proposed rules and regulation handbook, and to provide notice for a Special Meeting of the Unit Owners on June 2, 2014 at 7:30PM for discussion.  Further the Board of Directors approves dissolving the AdHoc Committee for Review of the Rules and Regulations as their task has been completed.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski abstained; the motion passed.YYYYA
MinutesApr 29 2014Minutes of the Board Meeting March 10, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the March 10, 2014 Board Meeting.YYYYY
ProjectsApr 29 2014Plaza/Driveway Change Order – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposal from LS Contracting to replace approximately 600 linear feet of waste lines in the garage and boiler room for the sum of $38,220.00.YYYYY
Rules & RegsApr 29 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to fine 24 unit owners who have not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated March 4, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held March 19, 2014, be found in violation of Rules under Section “Insurance”, and a fine be imposed against said unit owners in the amount of $100.00 plus the cost of forced place insurance; and to find a unit owner responsible for an unauthorized delivery exceeding the delivery time and trip limitations as described in the Notice of Violation dated February 20, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated March 19, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Section “Deliveries”, and to impose a fine of $100.00.YYYYY
AdministrativeMay 27 2014Mailing from Board President – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted to not send out the proposed letter from the Board President.  Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted in favor; George Pauley and Michael Parrie voted against; David Nicosia abstained; the motion failed.NNNYY
AdministrativeMay 27 2014Mailing from Board President – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to send out the proposed letter from the Board President.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
AdministrativeMay 27 20142014 Annual Meeting Proxy – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to allow the candidate mailed ‘Official Proxy’ to count to the vote total of the 2014 Annual Election.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and Tom Wartowski voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy and David Nicosia abstained; the motion passed.AYYAY
AdministrativeMay 27 2014Website Disclaimer – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to send a request to the owner of a website to include a disclaimer that the website is not associated with or affiliated with nor sponsored by the Park Tower Condominium Association.YYYYY
ProceduralMay 27 2014Motion to Suspend – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to suspend the May Board Meeting at 5:46PM to go into closed session.  The topic listed for the closed session was not related to employees, contractor issues, to litigation; therefore the discussion had to be conducted in open session (Palm vs. 2800 N. Lake Shore Drive case).  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; David Nicosia abstained; the motion failed.AYYYY
ProjectsMay 27 2014Plaza Driveway Change Order #2 and #3 – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve an additional $66,000 to address the corroding walls as presented by the Structural Engineer.YYYYY
ProjectsMay 27 2014Plaza Driveway In Ground Lighting – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve an additional $15,000 for changes to the in ground lighting because the selected fixtures were 10 inches too long for the in ground placement.  A shorter fixture by Bega (6 inches long) has been selected.YYYYY
AdministrativeJun 09 20145445 Party Room Request – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approves the request for an Owner of 5445 N. Sheridan Road to use the Park Tower Party Room for a rental fee of $200.00, a security deposit of $200.00, and the requestor must provide a copy of their homeowner’s insurance policy naming Park Tower as additionally insured.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNY
AdministrativeJun 09 2014Meeting with Association Attorney – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve calling a Board of Directors Meeting to meet with the Association’s Attorney and to coordinate a date through email.YYYYY
AdministrativeJun 09 2014Request for Documents – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to not approve the request to provide copies of commercial space leases to a unit owner.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 09 2014July 4th Party Volunteers – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to appoint the following Unit Owners to the Park Tower Social Committee: Mary Toosi Unit 5206, Harriet Dominique Unit 5011, Don Yuratovic Unit 4102, Georgiana Nowak Unit 3806, Sheldon Atovsky Unit 3306, Maria Ronnett Unit 2107, and Bea Steiber Unit 1701.YYYYY
Construction RequestJun 09 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of units 608, 915, 2114, 2404, 3301, 4804, 5101, 5406/07, and 5414 as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condominium Association.YYYYY
ContractsJun 09 2014Election Tabulation Vendor – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approves Property Solutions LLC to perform the auditing of the 2014 Park Tower Board of Directors Election for a fee of $780.00.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYY
ContractsJun 09 2014Window Washing Vendor – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to to continue the relationship with CLACE as contracted, however, if in managements judgment service should remain satisfactory, formal notice of contract termination is authorized and the Board of Directors accepts the proposal from ABM Janitorial Services to perform four window cleanings a year at a cost of $19,560 per year for a 3 year term.YYYYY
MinutesJun 09 2014Minutes of the Board Meeting: April 12, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the April 12, 2014 Board Meeting.YYYYY
MinutesJun 09 2014Minutes of the Board Meeting: April 19, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the April 19, 2014 Board Meeting.YYYYY
ProceduralJun 09 2014Reconvening June Board Meeting – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to reconvene the June Board Meeting.YYYYY
ProceduralJun 09 2014Reorder Agenda – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to reorder the agenda to make ‘Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations’ the last action item.YYYYY
ProceduralJun 09 2014Suspension of June Board Meeting – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to suspend the June Board Meeting at 8:19PM.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy abstained; the motion passed.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to accept all of the legal counsel suggested changes.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to accept item 18 of the unit owner’s suggested changes with the specification that the requirements are for washers and driers and not all appliances.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to accept items 13, 14, 15, 16, and 17 of the unit owner’s suggested changes.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski the Board voted unanimously to accept items 28-31 of the unit owner’s suggested changes.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to accept items 1 and 3 of the unit owner’s suggested changes.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion of David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to accept suggested item 10 on the legal counsel suggested changes list.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion of George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept suggested item 7 on the legal counsel suggested changes list.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find 19 unit owners who have not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated April 4, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held April 16, 2014, and to find 25 unit owners who have not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated May 5, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held May 24, 2014, be found in violation of Rules under Section “Insurance”, and a fine be imposed against said unit owners in the amount of $100.00 plus the cost of forced place insurance.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s common area rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated April 10, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated May 21, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Section “Corridors and Stairways”, and to impose a fine of $100.00 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s construction procedures as described in the Notice of Violation dated March 31, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated April 16, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Section “Remodeling Policies and Procedures”, and to impose a fine of $250.00 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s delivery and move procedures as described in the Notice of Violation dated April 1, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated April 16, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Sections “Deliveries” and “Moves”, and to impose a fine of $350.00 and charge of $520 registration fee, on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to waive a fee of $40.00 for removal of items in the service area for two instances brought before the Board.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to accept items 24, 25, and 26 of the unit owner’s suggested changes.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to accept suggested item 2 on the legal counsel suggested changes list.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYN
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion of George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted to accept suggested item 8 on the legal counsel suggested changes list.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
Rules & RegsJun 09 2014Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to accept suggested change item in item 20 on the legal counsel suggested changes list to thirty days. George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYN
AdministrativeJun 30 2014Board of Directors Officers -Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board elected George Pauley as the Board President, Michael Parrie as the 1st Vice President, Tom Wartowski as the 2nd Vice President, Betty Terry-Lundy as the Board Secretary, and David Nicosia as the Board Treasurer.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed. – Tom Wartowski declined his Officer Position.YYYNN
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Chairs – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to appoint Paul Groeninger as the Budget and Finance Chairman.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYN
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Chairs – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to appoint Paul Groeninger as the Election Committee Chairman.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Liaisons – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to appoint George Pauley as liaison for the Social Committee.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Liaisons – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to appoint Michael Parrie as liaison for the Rules and Regulations Committee.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Liaisons – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to appoint David Nicosia as liaison for the News and Social Committee.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Chairs – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Don Yuratovic as the Social Committee Chairman.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Chairs – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Harriet Dominique as the New Residents Committee Chairman.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Chairs – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Scott Schmidtke as the Home Improvement Committee Chairman.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Charters – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposed Commission Charters for the Budget and Finance Committee, Election Committee, Health Club Committee, Home Improvement Committee, Communication and Social Media Committee, Rules and Regulations Committee, and Social Committee as amended to incorporate changes suggested by Tom Wartowski.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Liaisons – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint David Nicosia as liaison for the Budget and Finance Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Liaisons – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint George Pauley as liaison for the Health Club Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Liaisons – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Michael Parrie as liaison for the Home Improvement Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Commission Liaisons – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Betty Terry-Lundy as liaison for the New Residents Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Forming Ad Hoc Commission on Rental Policy -Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to form an Ad-Hoc Commission, here to be named the ‘Ad-Hoc Committee on Rental Policy’ with George Pauley assigned as the commission liaison, and directs Management to make a call for volunteers to serve as members.YYYYY
CommitteesJun 30 2014Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to call for volunteers for all committees in all forms.YYYYY
Construction RequestJun 30 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of units 1806, 3802, and 4907 as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condominium Association.YYYYY
ContractsJun 30 2014Asphalt Repair and Sealing – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve Illinois Paving to preform crack filling and sealing of the driveway and loading dock areas for the amount of $2,170.00.YYYYY
MinutesJun 30 2014Approval of Board Minutes: April 29, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the revised minutes from the Board Meeting held on April 29, 2014 as amended.YYYYY
MinutesJun 30 2014Approval of Board Minutes: May 27, 2014 – Upon due motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on May 27, 2014 as originally proposed.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNY
MinutesJun 30 2014Approval of Board Minutes: May 27, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to approve the revised minutes from the Board Meeting held on May 27, 2014.  Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted in favor; George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted against; the motion failed.NNNYY
Rules & RegsJun 30 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve defending a the case of Renata Polak v. Park Tower CA, et al (Cook County Case No. 2014 L 4649) and to tender the case to the Association’s insurance carrier for defense and coverage.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 30 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner, case #047014, responsible for violating the Park Tower Condominium Association’s Rules and Regulations, sections titled “Disturbances”, and “Quiet enjoyment”, as detailed in the notice of violation dated May 13, 2014 and hearing dated June 16, 2014, and to impose a fine of $50.00 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 30 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to find 19 unit owners who have not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated June 3, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held June 16, 2014, be found in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and a fine be imposed against said unit owners in the amount of $100.00 plus the cost of forced place insurance.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 30 2014Upon due motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner, case #046514, responsible for violating the Association’s Declarations and Bylaws and Rules and Regulations by storing a motorcycle within their unit, as described in the Notice of Violation dated May 14, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated June 16, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Declarations under Section 11 Parts D and G and the Rules under Section “Occupancy and Use Restrictions”, and to impose a fine of $250.00 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJun 30 2014Adoption of Proposed Rules and Regulations – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to adopt the rules and regulations handbook, discussed at the June 2, 2014 Special Meeting of the Unit Owners, and amended as stated in the June 9, 2014 Board Meeting to include clarifications and information changes as a result of the Special Meeting of the Unit Owners on June 2, 2014 and as recommended after Attorney review. – George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
Budget & FinanceJul 01 2014Approval of 2013/2014 Audit – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the distribution of the 2013/14 audit with the changes identified in discussion with the Auditor.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 20141 Month Parking License – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a 1 month license for valet parking at a rate of 20% higher than the valet parking rate with a one month security deposit. (After vote Tom Wartowski leaves the Board Meeting at 8:41PM.  There remains a quorum of the Board present.)YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 20143 Month Parking License – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a 3 month license for valet parking at the same monthly rate as regular valet parking with a one month security deposit.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 2014Board Meeting Schedule – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve the meeting schedule of July 14, 2014, July 28, 2014, August 11, 2014, August 25, 2014, September 8, 2014, September 22, 2014, October 13, 2014, October 27, 2014, November 10, 2014, November 24, 2014, December 8, 2014, December 22, 2014, January 12, 2015, January 26, 2015, February 9, 2015, February 23, 2015, March 9, 2015, March 23, 2015, April 13, 2015, April 27, 2015, May 11, 2015, June 1, 2015, and June 15, 2015 as the Annual Meeting with the first Board Meeting of every month being the primary Board Meeting and the second Board Meeting of every month being a meeting for emergency business for management to move forward on projects.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 2014Health Club Request – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously not to grant permission for a member to use the health club from midnight to 2am nor to extend the membership due to fasting for religious reasons.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 2014Homeowner Forum – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve calling Homeowner Forums for Monday August 4th at 7:00PM, Saturday November 1st at 1:00PM, Tuesday February 3rd at 7:00PM, and Wednesday May 6th at 7:00PM for the Board to meet with the Unit Owners.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 2014Increase in Day Parking Fee – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to set the new rate for day parkers, effective September 1, 2014 to increase from $129.00 per space to $138.00 per space which nets Park Tower Condominium Association $100.00 per space.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 2014Park Tower Condo Website – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously that ptcondo.com is the official website of Park Tower Condominium Association.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 14 2014Saturday Move Request – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to not allow consideration for a move on Saturday.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceJul 14 2014Approval of 2013/2014 Audit – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the distribution of the 2013/14 audit with the changes identified in discussion with the Auditor.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 14 2014Commission Members – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to appoint the commission members as follows: the Budget and Finance Committee shall be Paul Groeninger Unit Owner 4211, Scott Schmidtke Unit Owner 4810, Jean Shamo Unit Owner 4606, Don Yuratovic Unit Owner 4102, and Becky Rossof Unit Owner 3006; the Election Committee shall be Paul Groeninger Unit Owner 4211, Nancy Smith Ledvina Unit Owner 5511, Homer Longoria Unit Owner 5001, Georgiana Nowak Unit Owner 3806, and Sheldon Atovsky Unit Owner 3306; the Health Club Committee shall be Arthur Velazquez Unit Owner 5301, Rikke Vognsen Unit Owner 5103, Georgiana Nowak Unit Owner 3806, Ken Anderson Unit Owner 3106, Agata Drygas Unit Owner 2015, and David Kazarian Unit Owner 515; the Home Improvement Committee shall be Scott Schmidtke Unit Owner 4810, John Curlo Unit Owner 5515, Nancy Smith Ledvina Unit Owner 5511, and Mary Toosi Unit Owner 5206; the New Residents Committee shall be Harriet Dominique Unit Owner 5011, Scott Schmidtke Unit Owner 4810, and William Kay Unit Owner 4201; the News and Social Media Committee shall be Nancy Smith Ledvina Unit Owner 5511, Amul Kumar Unit Owner 5105, Bob Shamo Unit Owner 4606, Sheldon Atovsky Unit Owner 3306, Terry Gorman Unit Owner 3306, and William Kay Unit Owner 4201; the Social Committee shall be Don Yuratovic Unit Owner 4102, Mary Toosi Unit Owner 5206, Harriet Dominique Unit Owner 5011, Georgiana Nowak Unit Owner 3806, Sheldon Atovsky Unit Owner 3306, Maria Ronnett Unit Owner 2107, and Bea Steiber Unit Owner 1701; the Rules and Regulations Committee shall be Carlos Vargas Unit Owner 4914, John Spatuzza Unit Owner 1204, and Laura Cossa Unit Owner 1611; the Ad-Hoc Committee for Rental Policy shall be Mary Toosi Unit Owner 5206, Jean Shamo Unit Owner 4606, Sherman Lundy Unit Owner 4306, Steven Koga Unit Owner 4101, Sharon Partner Unit Owner 2105, and Sheldon Atovsky Unit Owner 3306.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 14 2014New Residents Commission – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposed Commission Charter for the New Residents Committee.YYYYY
Construction RequestJul 14 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of unit 5109 as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condominium Association.YYYYY
ContractsJul 14 2014Annual Smoke Tower Inspection – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve Focus Fire Protection to perform the annual smoke tower inspection, as proposed, for the amount of $1,975.00YYYYY
ContractsJul 14 2014HVAC Service Contract – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve Kroeschell Services to perform the annual system maintenance contract, as proposed, for the amount of $9,580.00.YYYYY
ContractsJul 14 2014HVAC Valve Replacement – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve Kroeschell Services to perform the replacement of the 1/3 and 2/3 steam valves servicing the perimeter heating heat exchange and the replacement of the uninterrupted power supply unit, as proposed, for the amount of $6,080.00.YYYYY
ContractsJul 14 2014Request to Combine Unit PIN – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve hiring Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit to prepare an amendment to the declaration to record physically combining units 1511 and 1512 into a singly recognized unit, the legal fees for which will be charged back to the Unit Owner.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementJul 14 2014Garage Damage Claim – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to not give Management permission to pursue a garage damage claim.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementJul 14 2014Management Authority for Parking Approval – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to authorize Management to use their discretion with requests for valet parking for less than the required 6 month term.YYYYY
MinutesJul 14 2014Board Meeting Minutes July 1, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on July 1, 2014.YYYYY
MinutesJul 14 2014Board Meeting Minutes June 30, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on June 30, 2014.YYYYY
MinutesJul 14 2014Board Meeting Minutes: June 9, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on June 9, 2014 and to include the Rules and Regulations Owner Review Notes in the minutes.YYYYY
MinutesJul 14 2014Special Meeting Minutes: June 2, 2014- Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Special Meeting of the Unit Owners held on June 2, 2014.YYYYY
ProceduralJul 14 2014Motion to Amend Agenda – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve adding three additional items to the agenda; Item 20 Health Club Request, Item 21 Saturday Move Request, and Item 22 Garage Damage Claim.YYYYY
AdministrativeJul 28 2014Request to Combine Unit PIN – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve hiring Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit to prepare an amendment to the declaration to record physically combining units 4306 and 4406 into a singly recognized unit, the legal fees for which will be charged back to the Unit Owner.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy abstained; the motion passed. (As Noted in the Mintes: Tom Wartowski was present at the Board Meeting when this vote was taken, he left the meeting prior to this vote and returned to the Board Meeting after the vote on this motion was taken.)YYYNNP
Budget & FinanceJul 28 2014CD Transactions – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the CD purchase of a reserve CD at Wintrust Bank Old Town Branch for 18 months in the amount of $150,000.00 at a rate of 0.75% for the first 6 months, 1.00% for the second 6 months, and 1.25% for the last 6 months; a CD renewal of a reserve CD at Lakeside Bank for 24 months in the amount of $104,286.43 at a rate of 1.00% compounded quarterly; and a CD renewal of an operating CD at Lakeside Bank for 24 months in the amount of $26,045.91 at a rate of 1.00% compounded quarterly.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 28 2014News and Social Media Committee Chairperson – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to appoint Bob Shamo to be the Chairperson of the Park Tower News and Social Media Committee.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYN
CommitteesJul 28 2014Rules and Regulations Committee Charter – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted to appoint Mary Toosi, Unit Owner 5206 and Chuck O’Bringer, Unit 1603 to be members of the Park Tower Rules and Regulations Committee.  Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Michael Parrie voted against; George Pauley abstained; the motion passed.YNAYY
CommitteesJul 28 2014Ad-Hoc Committee Chairperson – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Jean Shamo to be the Chairperson of the Park Tower Ad-Hoc Committee for Rental Policy.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 28 2014Ad-Hoc Committee Members – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Ken Anderson, Unit 3106 to be a member of the Park Tower Ad-Hoc Committee for Rental Policy.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 28 2014Rules and Regulations Committee Chairperson – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to appoint John Spatuzza, Unit owner of 1204, as temporary chair of the Rules & Regulations Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesJul 28 2014Rules and Regulations Committee Charter – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to amend the Committee Charter to include a membership requirement that Unit Owners are not involved in more than one committee.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted against; the motion failed.YYYYY
Construction RequestJul 28 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of unit 3912 as submitted by the unit owner, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condominium Association.YYYYY
ProceduralJul 28 2014Motion to Amend Agenda – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to add two agenda items: item 10 for the appointment of a temporary chair of the Rules and Regulations Committee and item 11 the amendment to the Rules and Regulations Committee/Commission charter.YYYYY
ProjectsJul 28 2014Plaza/Driveway Project – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve tuckpointing and brick wall repairs as proposed by LS Contracting including wall removal and replacement adjacent to the Circle Drive, provided that after Phase 1 the Board and Management is satisfied that the brickwork is matching, and removing and resetting the copings with flashing at an amount not to exceed $176,000, pending receipt and review of the formal proposals by Management and the Association’s engineer with Wiss Janney Elstner. – (Note: After the vote was taken on this motion, Tom Wartowski left the Board Meeting.)YYYYY
Rules & RegsJul 28 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner and tenant responsible for violating the Association’s interaction with Board, management, staff, and neighbors as described in the Notices of Violation dated June 30, 2014, and July 17, 2014, case number 6.108.14, and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated July 21, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Section “Staff Complaints and Disputes” on page 13 and “Unlawful Behavior” on page 37, and to impose a fine of $1,000 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJul 28 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner and tenant responsible for violating the Association’s noise rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated June 1, 2014, and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated July 21, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Section “Disturbances” on page 27, to impose a fine of $50 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit, and to state in the letter that future violations will result in escalating fines.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJul 28 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner and tenant responsible for violating the Association’s smoking rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated June 20, 2014, case number 5.52.14, and considered at the Rules Committee meeting and hearing dated July 21, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of Rules under Section “Disturbances” on page 27 and “Smoking” on page 37, and to impose a fine of $250 on said unit owner and against the owner’s unit and to put them on notice that any further disturbances will result in escalating fines.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJul 28 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to find that 21 unit owners had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated July 7, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held July 21, 2014, are in violation of Rules under Section “Insurance” on page 30, and shall be fined of $100 on each said unit owner and against the owners’ units.YYYYY
AdministrativeAug 11 2014Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to accommodate a Board Members request to review the ballots and proxies of the 2014 Board Election at a mutually agreeable time and date.  Michael Parrie and Betty Terry-Lundy voted in favor; George Pauley and David Nicosia voted against; Tom Wartowski abstained.  The motion failed.NYNYA
AdministrativeAug 11 2014Service Animal Request – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve the request for an accommodation for a service animal to reside in Park Tower.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy abstained; the motion passed.YYYAY
AdministrativeAug 11 2014Unit Owner Documentation Request – Code of Ethics – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to request Management to release an unsigned ‘code of ethics’.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted against; Betty Terry-Lundy abstained; the motion failed.NNNAN
AdministrativeAug 11 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to deny the request to waive a bike room fee.YYYYY
AdministrativeAug 11 2014Owner Documentation Request – Unit Owner Names and Addresses – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the request pending clarification of the ‘current issues’ specified as the proper purpose for the request.YYYYY
CommitteesAug 11 2014Door Drop – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to authorize a door drop to recruit volunteers for the News and Social Media Committee.YYYYY
Construction RequestAug 11 2014Construction Request – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of units 709, 803, and 4906, as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
ContractsAug 11 2014Reserve Study Update – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve Reserve Advisors to perform an updated reserve study, as proposed, in the amount of $10,900.00.YYYYY
ContractsAug 11 2014Trash Chute Repair – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to ratify the action of management on an emergency basis to schedule repairs to the trash chute from floors 46 through 49 with DEMCO Mechanical Services for a cost of $10,937.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementAug 11 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to allow DK Condo to operate on the Boards behalf with regards to collections matters, consistent with the policies and procedures in the Rules and Regulations.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNY
MinutesAug 11 2014Minutes of Board Meeting 7/14/2014 – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on July 14, 2014 with the change to name the document referenced to ‘list of unit owner comments’.YYYYY
MinutesAug 11 2014Minutes of Board Meeting 7/28/2014 – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on July 28, 2014 with the correction of changing ‘find’ to ‘fine’.YYYYY
Rules & RegsAug 11 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to send a letter from the Board of Directors, signed by each Board Member,  to a Unit Owner that caused disruption at the July 28th Board Meeting.YYYYY
AdministrativeSep 08 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a reduction in a move fee for a co-occupant to $95.00 plus the cost of the additional elevator time.YYYYY
CommitteesSep 08 2014Ad-Hoc Committee for Rules Review – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted unanimously to form an Ad-Hoc Commission, to be named the ‘Ad-Hoc Committee to Review Rules and Regulations’ with Board Member Michael Parrie assigned as the commission liaison, appoints the following owners to the committee: Agata Drygas, Unit Owner 2015, Maggie Burnes, Unit Owner 4114, and Carlos Vargas, Unit Owner 4914, and direct Management to make a call for volunteers to serve as members.  The deadline for a draft of revisions is due to the Board members by December 1, 2014.YYYYY
Construction RequestSep 08 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of units 303, 2015, 2606, 4111, and 4906, as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
ContractsSep 08 2014Audit Proposals – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve Picker & Associates to perform the fiscal year end audits, as proposed, in the amount of $4700 for a term of 1-3 years and $5,000 for years 4 and 5 and to approve vote tabulations for the annual elections in the amount of $400 per year for all 5 years.YYYYY
ContractsSep 08 2014Triennial Tax Reassessment – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy the Board voted unanimously to approve Terrrence Kennedy to perform the triennial tax reassessment, as proposed, for the amount of 10% of the savings with a limit not to exceed $18,500 but closer to $15,000 cap if possible.YYYYY
AdministrativeOct 13 2014Budget Workshop Dates with B&F Committee – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve meeting with the Budget and Finance Committee on Monday November 24th and/or Monday December 1st to review the preliminary draft of the 2015/16 operating budget, and directs that notice be properly mailed to the home owners if necessary.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceOct 13 20142014 Bad Debt – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie the Board voted unanimously to approve a write-off in the amount of $33,097.32 for 6 Unit Owner accounts that became uncollectible during the 2013/2014 fiscal year; such accounts are considered uncollectible due to foreclosures and/or bankruptcies.YYYYY
CommitteesOct 13 2014Ad-Hoc Rules review Committee Members – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Mary Toosi, Unit 5206, and Chuck O’Bringer, Unit 1603 to be members of the Park Tower Ad-Hoc Committee for Rules and Regulations Review.YYYYY
Construction RequestOct 13 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of units 308, 1405, and 1703, as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementOct 13 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve directing Management to send a letter to a unit owner whose renters are creating a nuisances and disturbances that are disrupting a neighboring unit.YYYYY
MinutesOct 13 2014Minutes August 11, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on August 11, 2014.YYYYY
MinutesOct 13 2014Minutes September 8, 2014 – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on September 8, 2014.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNNP
ProjectsOct 13 2014Garbage Chute Repairs – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to proceed with repairs to the garbage chute not to exceed $80,000.00.YYYYY
Rules & RegsOct 13 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to find 19 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated September 2, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held September 15, 2014, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $100.00 plus the cost of forced place insurance, on each said unit owner and against the owners’ units.YYYYY
AdministrativeNov 24 20142015 Holiday Schedule – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the holiday schedule for the management office employees, with the Management Office to close on New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day, with a reduced staff as deemed appropriate by management for the balance of DK Condo’s scheduled holidays.YYYYY
AdministrativeNov 24 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to not waive a service charge for a faucet installation.YYYYY
AdministrativeNov 24 2014Owner Request for Documentation – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to unanimously to approved the request from a Unit Owner for a copy of the Commercial space appraisal, for a fee of $1.00 per page for the Association’s time and materials, provided it is approved by the Association’s Attorney.YYYYY
AdministrativeNov 24 2014Service Animal Request – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the request by a Unit Owner to accommodate a Service Animal as defined by the Association’s ‘Service Animal Policy’ in the Rules and Regulations and consistent with advice of legal counsel.YYYYY
AdministrativeNov 24 2014UPS Box Proposal – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve the agreement from UPS for installing a package dropbox in the mall area.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Assessment Increase – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation of a 3.5% assessment increase. Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; George Pauley voted against; the vote passed.YYNYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Operating Expense – Exterminating – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 4.b. (Due to a calculation error, Management reduced this item by $4,400.00 – B&F Committee recommended reducing this expense by $4,400.00) George Pauley, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Michael Parrie and Tom Wartowski voted against; the vote passed.YNYYN
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Recreational Expense – Fitness Center – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 6.a. (Increase by $1,100.00 for decorating. B&F Committee recommedned increasing exspense by $1,100.00) George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the vote passed.YYYYN
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Recreational Expense – Fitness Center – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by Michael Parrie, the Board voted to not accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 6.a. (Increase by $1,100.00 for decorating – B&F Committee recommedned increasing exspense by $1,100.00) Tom Wartowski voted in favor; George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted against; the vote failed.NNNNY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Admin Expense – Miscellaneous Administrative – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 1.e. (The B&F Committee recommended this item be increased by $2,000.00 to match historical trending.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Admin Expense – Office Supplies – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Committees recommendation to reduce the office supplies expense from $4,700 to $4,200.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Admin Expense – Professional Fees – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Committees recommendation to increase the expense to $15,500 to include the cost of the triennial tax appeal.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Admin Expense – Telephone – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 1.c. (Increase by $500.00 due to elimination of garage expense for this category – B&F Committee recommended increasing expense by $500.00)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Admin Expense – Telephone – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 1.d. (Due to the city increasing the telephone tax by 56%, Management and the B&F Committee recommended that this expense be increased by $300.00.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Contracted Expense – Uniforms, HVAC Maintenance – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 3.a (Uniforms – Because new uniforms for the doormen are being recommended by Management, the B&F Committee recommended reducing this item by $500 because alterations would be unnecessary) and 3.b. (Management has recommeded an increase of $600.00 to match the Board approved contract)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Garage Expense – Parking Tax, Telephone, Admin, and Worker’s Comp. – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 7.a (The B&F Committee recommended a 2% increase in the parking tax to match the anticipated city 2% increase), 7.b (The B&F Committee recommended Removing the garage telephone item from budget, a decreased expense of $500.00) , 7.c (The B&F Committee recommended this item be reduced by $500.00 to reflect historical trends.), and 7.d (The B&F Committee recommended adding $600.00 due to a miscalculation of policy numbers.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Income – Garage Income (Day Parking) – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as Income – 1.a. (The B&F Committee recommended increasing day parking rate to $150.00 per month in order to net Park Tower $105.00 after taxes.  This increase also recognizes the extra 2% tax increase from the city.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Income – Other Income (Health Club) – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as Income – 2.a. (Management and the B&F Committee recommended increasing the individual health club membership to $250.00)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Item 2 – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve eliminating the garage telephone expense and to relocate the allowance to the Association’s Budget – category telephone.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Item 3 – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to eliminate the $56,000 expense to remodel the elevator interiors from this year’s budget.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Item 4 – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to change the valet parking rates as recommended by the Budget and Finance Committee: 1 hour $10.50, 1-3 hours $12.50, 3-6 hours $16.50, 6-8 hours $20.00, 8-24 hours: $35.00YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – Fire Prevention – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.h. (Management requested and increase to this category by $5,400.00 for Board approved contract for city mandated elevator recall testing.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – Floors/Floor Tile – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.b. (The B&F Committee reccommeded adding $2,400.00 for additional elevator replacement mats so that they could be rotated more frequently during the winter months.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – HVAC Supplies – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.e. (Management Recommended an increase of $10,500.00 to this item due to not including the annual boiler maintenance in the originally submitted budget.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – Keys/Locks/Doors – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.a. (Reduce expense by $5,000.00 – The B&F Committee recommended removing the $5,000.00 budget item to install FOB access on two glass doors in the lobby because these doors are considered an effective deterrent to unauthorized entry to the building.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – Roof Repairs – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.f. (This was a $5,000.00 increase in+F98 this category for maintenance visit due to moving the replacement out one more year.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – Security System – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.c. (Reduce Expence by $13,000.00 – The B&F Committee recommeded eliminating the expense of adding security cameras in the pool and weight room.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – Security System – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.d. (Radio for Move Guard – The B&F Committee recommended an additional expense of $600 for the purchase of a radio for the move guard.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Maintenance Expense – Windows & Glass – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 5.g. (Management notes said the budget for this item should be $3,000.00 not $3,500.00.  the B&F Committee recomended making a change to agree with Management’s notes.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Operating Expense – Dry Cleaning/Receiving Room – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 4.c. (Though the volume of packages has more than doubled, the B&F Committee determined that a 40% increase to this expense was unnecessary and therefore recommended the increase be reduced by $1,200.00.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Operating Expense – Maintenance Supplies – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 4.a. (Based on historical trends, the B&F Committee recommeded reducing this item by $1,000.00)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Payroll Expense – Janitors Payroll – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 2.a. (The B&F Committee recommended this category must be increased by $4,800.00 due to the new contract.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Payroll Expense – Recreation Payroll, Doorman Payroll, and Administrative Benefits – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as 2.b (Recreation Payroll – B&F Committee recommended reducing this item by $2,500.00 due to a calculation error), 2.c (Doormen Employee Benefits – B&F Committee recommended reducing this item by $3,200.00 due to a calculation error), and 2.d (Administrative Employee Benefits – B&F Committee recommended reducing this item by $5,800.00 due new employee taking different benefit options.)YYYYY
Budget & FinanceNov 24 2014Reserves – Plumbing Projects, Roof Repairs, Garbage Elevator – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to accept the Budget and Finance Recommendation listed as Reserve – 1 (Plumbing Projects – Management asked that the expense be increased by $210,000.00 due to new estimates having been received. This amount was included in the new reserve study.), Reserve – 2 (Roof Repairs – Management recommended pushing this expense to next year based on the recommendation made by Reserve Advisors which was included in their new reserve study.), Reserve – 4 (Garbage Elevator – Recommended to increase this expense by $1,350.00 based on latest estimates.)YYYYY
Construction RequestNov 24 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of unit 2801, as submitted by the unit owner, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
ContractsNov 24 2014Soil Pipe Replacement – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to ratify managements action to replace a failed drain line in the garage on an emergency basis, hiring LS Contracting for the labor to replace about 160’ of soil pipe for a cost of $12,811.YYYYY
MinutesNov 24 2014Minutes October 27, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on October 27, 2014.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 24 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a fine for a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s construction procedures as described in the Notice of Violation dated September 2, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated October 20, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under section “Construction and Remodeling Inside the Units”, and to impose a fine of $250 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 24 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a fine for a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s construction procedures as described in the Notice of Violation dated September 12, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated October 20, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under section “Construction and Remodeling Inside the Units”, and to impose a fine of $300 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 24 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a fine for a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s moves rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated September 2, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated October 20, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under section “Move Ins and Move Outs”, and to impose a fine of $225 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 24 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 24 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated October 2, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held October 20, 2014, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $100.00 plus the cost of forced place insurance, on each said unit owner and against the owners’ units.YYYYY
Rules & RegsNov 24 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to waive $4,800 of fines for a unit owner that cooperated with the Board in removing a problematic tenant.YYYYY
AdministrativeDec 08 2014Proposed Rental Policy – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to table the agenda item and return the suggestions for the Ad-Hoc Committee for review prior to resubmitting to the Board.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceDec 08 2014Distribution of Proposed 2015/16 Operating Budget – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to prepare for distribution of the Proposed Budget for the 2015/2016 fiscal year, for 30 day review, and schedule a Special Meeting of the Unit Owners to discuss the budget on Monday January 26, 2015 at 7:30PM.YYYYY
CommitteesDec 08 2014Recommendations from Health Club Committee – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to increase the club attendant hours to include Saturday and Sunday morning. David Nicosia voted in favor; George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion failed.YNNNN
CommitteesDec 08 2014Recommendations from Ad-Hoc Rules Review Committee – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to schedule a special meeting with the Board and Ad-Hoc Rules Review Committee to go over the documents.YYYYY
CommitteesDec 08 2014Recommendations from Health Club Committee – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to direct the Health Club Committee to look into plans that include one racquetball court being converted to the weight room and moving the cardio equipment.YYYYY
CommitteesDec 08 2014Recommendations from Health Club Committee – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve increasing the permitted number of paid guests per adult club member to three; eliminating the free guest on Saturday; increasing the minimum age for unaccompanied children to 16 years of age; allowing only children less than 5 years old of the opposite sex into locker rooms when accompanied by an adult member; members will be expected to wear clean clothing and have non-offensive body odors when entering the health club.YYYYY
ContractsDec 08 2014Repair to HVAC System – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposal from Kroeschell Service to replace the Andover BCX Controller board with a new board as proposed for $3,840.YYYYY
MinutesDec 08 2014Minutes November 24, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on November 24, 2014.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 08 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve a fine for a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s corridors and stairways rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated October 1, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated November 17, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under section “Corridors and Stairways”, and to impose a fine of $50 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 08 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve a fine for a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s disturbance rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated October 1, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated November 17, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under section “Disturbances”, and to impose a fine of $150 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 08 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 21 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated November 4, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held November 17, 2014, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $100.00 plus the cost of forced place insurance, on each said unit owner and against the owners’ units.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 08 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a fine for a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s pest, insect, and bed bug inspection and extermination procedures as described in the Notice of Violation dated October 9, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated November 17, 2014, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under section “Pest, Insect, and Bed Bug Inspections and Exterminations”, and to impose a fine of $250 on said unit and against the owner’s unit mandating that inspection must occur within 14 days or the fine will escalate to $500.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 08 2014Recommendations from Ad-Hoc Rules Review Committee – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to prepare for distribution of the Proposed Amendments to the Rules and Regulations, for 30 day review by the Unit Owners, and schedule a Special Meeting of the Unit Owners to discuss the proposed amendments, to be held in conjunction with meeting to review the proposed Rules and Regulations related to rental policy, on January 26th, 2015. George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted against. The motion failed.YYYYY
AdministrativeDec 22 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to approve a performance bonus for an employee.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNY
AdministrativeDec 22 2014Service Animal Request – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve the request by a Unit Owner to accommodate a Service Animal as defined by the Association’s ‘Service Animal Policy’ in the Rules and Regulations and consistent with advise of legal counsel.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; Betty Terry-Lundy abstained; the motion passed.YYYAN
CommitteesDec 22 2014News and Social Media Committee Member – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Christopher Hinckley as a member of the News and Social Media Committee.YYYYY
CommitteesDec 22 2014Rules and Regulations Committee Chairman – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to appoint Chuck O’Bringer to be Chairman of the Park Tower Rules and Regulations Committee.YYYYY
Construction RequestDec 22 2014Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of units 2706, 4610, and 4801 as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
MinutesDec 22 2014Minutes December 8, 2014 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on December 8, 2014.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 22 20148. Proposed Rules and Regulations Amendments – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to prepare for distribution of the Proposed Amendments to the Rules and Regulations handbook, for 30 day review by the Unit Owners, and schedule a Special Meeting of the Unit Owners to discuss the proposed amendments, to be held following the Special Meeting to review the Proposed Budget on January 26, 2015.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 22 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve a that 38 unit owners who have not provided the Association with proof of the presence of an operational smoke detector and received a Notice of Violation dated November 11, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held December 3, 2014, are in violation of the Rules under section “Maintenance” and the City of Chicago Municipal Code (13-64-130), and shall be fined $100 and the fine will double each month until an operational smoke detector is installed, inspected and confirmed by the Association’s maintenance staff.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 22 2014Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 22 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated November 18, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held December 3, 2014, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $100.00 and the fine will double each month until proof is provided, to be capped at $1,000 per the Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 22 2014Proposed Rental Policies – Upon motion by George Pauley and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to prepare for distribution of the Proposed Amendments to the Rules and Regulations related to rental policy, for 30 day review by the Unit Owners, and schedule a Special Meeting of the Unit Owners to discuss the proposed amendments, to be held following the Special Meeting to review the Proposed Budget on January 26, 2015.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYN
Rules & RegsDec 22 2014Proposed Rules and Regulations Amendments – The motion was amended by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, to include changes to the Proposed Amendments to the Rules and Regulations handbook to include that the $250.00 in the construction section is a deposit, amend the handbook to remove allowing removal of unit doors, and to amend the handbook to change the dock parking from a half hour to an hour.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN
ContractsJan 12 2015Elevator #9 Hydraulic Cylinder – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the proposal from Otis Elevator to replace the hydraulic cylinder in elevator #9 for the amount of $34, 019, as proposed.YYYYY
ContractsJan 12 2015Receiving Room Lease – Upon motion by Tom Wartowski and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to propose a 5 year renewal of the lease of the receiving room with Park Tower Cleaners, at an increase in compensation for receiving services of $1200 per year, beginning August 1, 2015.YYYYY
MinutesJan 12 2015Minutes December 22, 2014 – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on December 22, 2014.YYYYY
AdministrativeJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to accept the short sale request submitted for Unit 3201 in the amount of $6,700.00 for payoff of the past due account.YYYYY
AdministrativeJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to defend the case of Lloyd Wilson v. Park Tower CA (Cook Bounty Case No. 20141152566) and to tender the case to the Association’s insurance carrier for defense and coverage, and to request that Kovitz Shifrin Nesbit be appointed as defense for counsel.YYYYY
AdministrativeJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to waive the move fee of $520.00 for a unit.YYYYY
AdministrativeJan 26 2015Outside Health Club Membership – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to deny the Breaker’s residents from using the pool on a permanent basis.YYYYY
Budget & FinanceJan 26 20152015/16 Operating Budget – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted to approve the proposed 2015/16 budget with a 3.5% increase in assessments.  Michael Parrie, Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; George Pauley voted against; the motion passed.YYNYY
Construction RequestJan 26 2015Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling of unit 1606, as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
MinutesJan 26 2015Minutes January 12, 2015 – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes from the Board Meeting held on January 12, 2015.YYYYY
ProjectsJan 26 20152nd Floor Trash Chute – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the replacement of the 2nd floor trash chute, with a labor charge not to exceed $3,385.00.YYYYY
ProjectsJan 26 2015Hydraulic Lift Oil Return System – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve Otis Elevator to furnish and install an oil return system, as proposed, in the amount of $2,890.00.YYYYY
ProjectsJan 26 2015Hydraulic Lift Pit Stop Switch – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve Otis Elevator to furnish and install the hydraulic lift pit switch, as proposed, in the amount of $4,290.00.YYYYY
ProjectsJan 26 2015Risers – Copper Purchase – Upon motion by David Nicosia and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve purchasing copper, not to exceed $33,000 for the next five riser projects.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 25 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated December 31, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held January 15, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $200.00 and the fine will double each month until proof is provided, to be capped at $1,000 per the Rules and Regulations.  In addition, 4 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated December 31, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held January 15, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $100.00 for their first violation, and the fine will double each month until proof is provided, to be capped at $1,000 per the Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s moves rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated December 30, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated January 15, 2015, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under sections “Leasing”, and “Move Ins and Move Outs”, and to impose a fine of $850 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s moves rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated December 29, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated January 15, 2015, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under sections “Move Ins and Move Outs”, and to impose a fine of $350 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to find a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s moves rules as described in the Notice of Violation dated December 30, 2014 and considered at the Rules Committee Meeting and hearing dated January 15, 2015, and that such conduct constitutes a violation of the Rules under sections “Dollies, Flatbeds, and Luggage Carts”, “Elevator”, “Loading Dock”, and “Move Ins and Move Outs”, and to impose a fine of $475 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve a that 32 unit owners who have not provided the Association with proof of the presence of an operational smoke detector and received a Notice of Violation dated November 11, 2014 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held January 15, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under section “Maintenance” and the City of Chicago Municipal Code (13-64-130), and shall be fined $200 and the fine will double each month until an operational smoke detector is installed, inspected and confirmed by the Association’s maintenance staff.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Proposed Rules and Regulations Amendments – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to adopt the construction packet as presented.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Proposed Rules and Regulations Amendments – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to adopt the rental section, item 20 of the amendments sent to the unit owners, to go into effect March 1, 2015.YYYYY
Rules & RegsJan 26 2015Proposed Rules and Regulations Amendments – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted to adopt the rules and regulations handbook discussed and amended as follows: item 9 removing the words ‘or by proxy’, item 11 removing the words ‘for safety and’, item 15 changing ‘a reasonable limited time’ to ‘with a date and approximate time’, to go into effect March 1, 2015.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Betty Terry-Lundy, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski voted against; the motion passed.YYYYN
CommitteesFeb 23 2015Rules and Regulations Committee Charter – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted 3 to 2 to approve the Rules and Regulations Committee Charter, amended to include Item F under Section 1 “Committee shall conduct hearings on matters raised by Management or the Board or alleged rule violations, and make recommendations for enforcement action to the Board of Directors”, and amending Item A #4 under Section 2 adding that “The chairman shall recommend any proposed dismissal of a member to the Board, and the Board shall consider the recommendation.” George Pauley, Michael Parrie and Dave Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against.YYYNN
Construction RequestFeb 23 2015Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted 3 in favor with 2 abstentions to approve the alteration of common elements proposed by Lettuce Entertain You for the installation of security cameras and a cell phone booster as proposed, and the remodeling plans of units 3202, 5311 and 4606 as submitted by the unit owners, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association. George Pauley, Michael Parrie and Dave Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy abstained.YYYAA
ContractsFeb 23 20152015/2016 Property Insurance Renewal – Upon motion by Dave Nicosia and seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve renewal of the Association’s Commercial Package and Worker’s Compensation Insurance as proposed by Mesirow Insurance in the amount of $195,283.YYYYY
MinutesFeb 23 2015Minutes January 26, 2015 Board of Directors Meeting – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Dave Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes of the Board of Directors Meeting held on January 26th, 2015.YYYYY
MinutesFeb 23 2015Minutes January 26, 2015 Budget Meeting – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Dave Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting of the Unit Owners to discuss the proposed Budget for the fiscal year 2015/2016 held on January 26th, 2015.YYYYY
MinutesFeb 23 2015Minutes January 26, 2015 Rules and Regulations Meeting – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy and seconded by Dave Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes of the Special Meeting of the Unit Owners to discuss proposed amendments to the Rules and Regulations held on January 26th, 2015.YYYYY
ProjectsFeb 23 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to authorize a budget of $2500 for management to procure security equipment.YYYYY
Rules & RegsFeb 23 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Dave Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 11 unit owners who have not provided the Association with proof of the presence of an operational smoke detector and received a Notice of Violation dated January 14, 2015 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held February 16, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under section “Maintenance” and the City of Chicago Municipal Code (13-64-130), and shall be fined $200 and the fine will double each month until an operational smoke detector is installed, inspected and confirmed by the Association’s maintenance staff.YYYYY
Rules & RegsFeb 23 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by Dave Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 13 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated February 3, 2015 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held February 16, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $100.00 and the fine will double each month until proof is provided, to be capped at $1,000 per the Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
Rules & RegsFeb 23 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 16 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated February 3, 2015 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held February 16, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $400.00 and the fine will double each month until proof is provided, to be capped at $1,000 per the Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
Rules & RegsFeb 23 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 3 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated February 3, 2015 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held February 16, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $200.00 and the fine will double each month until proof is provided, to be capped at $1,000 per the Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
Rules & RegsFeb 23 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve that 3 unit owners who had not provided proof of insurance to the Association and received a Notice of Violation dated February 3, 2015 for hearings to consider the matter before the Rules Committee meeting held February 16, 2015, are in violation of the Rules under Section “Insurance”, and shall be fined $200.00 and the fine will double each month until proof is provided, to be capped at $1,000 per the Rules and Regulations.YYYYY
AdministrativeMar 09 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a resolution not to settle a small claims suit brought by a Unit Owner and to continue defending it.YYYYY
AdministrativeMar 09 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted unanimously to approve a resolution to deny a request made by a Unit Owner in a letter dated March 7th, to waive a new occupant fee.YYYYY
AdministrativeMar 09 2015Unit Owner Request for Social Event – Upon motion by Dave Nicosia, seconded by Betty Terry-Lundy, the Board voted unanimously to approve use of the exterior roof garden deck area on Sunday April 5th, for a Unit Owner sponsored social event, as proposed in a written request of March 2nd by Unit Owner Laura Cossa.YYYYY
Construction RequestMar 09 2015Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted 4 in favor with 1 abstention to approve the flooring replacement plans for Unit 2907, as submitted by the Unit Owner, accepted by the building engineer and in accordance with the PTCA Construction and Remodeling Policies and Procedures. George Pauley, Michael Parrie, Dave Nicosia and Tom Wartowski voted in favor; Betty Terry-Lundy abstained.YYYAY
Construction RequestMar 09 2015Construction Requests – Upon motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by David Nicosia, the Board voted unanimously to approve the remodeling plans of Unit 2905 as submitted by the Unit Owner, accepted by the building engineer and in accordance with the PTCA Construction and Remodeling Policies and Procedures.YYYYY
ContractsMar 09 2015Management Contract Extension – Upon motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by Dave Nicosia, the Board unanimously approved a resolution to extend the Management Contract for a term of 72 months at a monthly rate of $9,550 for the Association and $1,800 for the garage, effective March 1, 2016.YYYYY
MinutesMar 09 2015Minutes February 23, 2015 – Upon motion by Betty Terry-Lundy, seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board voted unanimously to approve the minutes of the February 23, 2015 Board of Directors meeting as submitted by Property Manager Tim Patricio.YYYYY
AdministrativeApr 13 2015Annual Meeting Calendar – After a motion by Dave Nicosia, seconded by Tom Wartowski, and discussion, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution establishing the annual meeting schedule as proposed by Management, with a deadline for candidate nomination forms by Friday May 8th at 5pm, meet the candidate events on Wednesday June 3rd and Tuesday June 9th at 7pm, and the Annual Meeting on Monday June 15th at 7pm, amended to include a Saturday meet the candidates event.YYYYY
AdministrativeApr 13 2015Unit Owner Request – Pet Restricitions – After a motion by Dave Nicosia, seconded by George Pauley, and discussion, the Board of Directors unanimously voted against a resolution to pursue a vote of the ownership to eliminate the dog and cat restriction by amendment to the Declaration, and to request legal counsel draft a formal proposal and list of steps to follow to go about the vote, and record the amendment with Cook County, should it pass.YYYYY
CommitteesApr 13 2015News and Social Media Committee – New Member – After a motion by Dave Nicosia, seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to appoint Unit Owner of 4906, Jeff Hauser, to the News and Social Media Committee.YYYYY
Construction RequestApr 13 2015Construction Requests – After a motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by Dave Nicosia, and discussion, the Board of Directors unanimously approved the remodeling plans of units 801, 2004, and 2308 as submitted by the unit owner, following the recommendations of the chief engineer as outlined in their written specifications and in accordance with the Rules and Regulations and remodeling guidelines of the Park Tower Condo Association.YYYYY
ContractsApr 13 2015Energy Benchmarking Compliance – After a motion by Dave Nicosia, seconded by George Pauley, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to enter an agreement with Prospect Resources Inc., to conduct the reporting necessary for the Association to comply with the City of Chicago Energy Benchmarking Ordinance.YYYYY
ContractsApr 13 2015Lobby Ceiling Horizontal Riser Lines Replacement Project – After a motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by George Pauley, and discussion, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to enter an agreement to proceed with the lobby ceiling horizontal riser lines replacement project at a cost not to exceed $951,500.YYYYY
Directives to ManagementApr 13 2015Commercial Unit Delinquency – After a motion by Michael Parrie, seconded by Tom Wartowski, and discussion, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution directing management to ask legal counsel about options related to the delinquency of a commercial unit, including the possibility of purchasing the unit, and how delinquent property taxes could be handled.YYYYY
MinutesApr 13 2015Minutes – Board Meeting March 9, 2015 – After a motion by Betty Terry-Lundy, seconded by Tom Wartowski, the Board of Directors unanimously approved the minutes from the Board Meeting held on March 9, 2015, submitted by Timothy Patricio, Property Manager.YYYYY
AdministrativeApr 15 2015Consolidate, Amend and Restate Declaration – After a motion by Dave Nicosia, seconded by Michael Parrie, and discussion, the Board of Directors voted 1 in favor and 4 against approving a resolution to  Consolidate, Amend and Restate the Declaration as proposed by legal counsel for a capped legal fee of $3,420. Dave Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski, Betty Terry-Lundy, Michael Parrie, and George Pauley voted against.YNNNN
AdministrativeApr 15 2015Health Club Memberships – Monthly Payment Terms – After a motion by Dave Nicosia, seconded by George Pauley, and discussion, the Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to allow 6 and 12 month memberships to the Health Club to be paid for on a monthly basis with a $5/month convenience fee, amended with the statement that members will be responsible for the full cost of the 6 or 12 month membership should they cancel or move.YYYYY
Rules & RegsDec 22 2015Motions from Closed Session – Upon motion by Michael Parrie and seconded by George Pauley, the Board voted to approve a fine for a unit owner responsible for violating the Association’s disturbance rules and to impose a fine of $1,000.00 on said unit and against the owner’s unit.  George Pauley, Michael Parrie, and David Nicosia voted in favor; Tom Wartowski and Betty Terry-Lundy voted against; the motion passed.YYYNN

 

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