WILMETTE PARK DISTRICT
Lakefront Committee Meeting Minutes
February 22, 2017
10:00 a.m. – Village Hall Council Chambers
Chair, Ryrie Pellaton, Shelley Shelly, Bryan Abbott
Staff: Kathy Bingham, Bill Lambrecht
Staff: Director Wilson, Jerry Ulrich, Katy Bradford
I. Meeting Called to Order
Meeting called to order at 10:02 a.m.
II. Communications and Correspondence
III. Lakefront RFP – Interview Potential Construction Manager
The Committee interviewed the following companies:
• Riley Construction – 10:00 a.m.
• Wight & Co. – 10:45 a.m.
• W.B. Olson – 11:30 a.m.
Each team gave a presentation and answered questions from the Committee.
IV. Recognition of Visitors
The Attendance Record will become part of the permanent record.
V. Lakefront Construction Manager Recommendation – Committee Discussion
Following the last interview Committee members shared their opinions of the presenting firms and discussed pros and cons of each. Superintendent Lambrecht also shared his opinion of each of the firms. The Committee agreed that Riley Construction and W.B. Olson were the top two choices and asked staff to check references on Riley. No decision was reached and the Committee decided to continue the conversation and make a decision at their March 6, 2017 meeting.
VI. New Business
There being no further business to conduct, the Lakefront Committee meeting was adjourned at 12:50 p.m.