Wilmette Park District
Minutes of Annual Meeting of the
Board of Park Commissioners
Monday, May 9, 2016
Village Hall Council Chambers

Attendees Present

Commissioners: President John Olvany, Vice President Amy Wolfe, Shelley Shelly, Bryan Abbott, Ryrie Pellaton, Gordon Anderson

Secretary/Executive Director Steve Wilson
Staff: Cindy Felicicchia, Kathy Bingham, Jeff Bowen, Bill Lambrecht, Ken Eppelheimer, Steve Holloway, Cindy Felicicchia

Attendees Absent

Commissioner Stephanie Foster

I. Annual Meeting  Called to Order

The Annual meeting was called to order at 7:33 p.m.

A. Roll call taken

II. Election of Officers

Park Board Secretary Wilson entertained nominations for the Office of President.

A. Commissioner Shelly nominated Commissioner John Olvany for the Office of President.

There being no further nominations, Commissioner Shelly moved and Commissioner Abbott seconded a motion that the nominations be closed and that John Olvany be unanimously elected to the Office of President.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

B. Commissioner Pellaton nominated Commissioner Amy Wolfe for the Office of Vice President.

There being no further nominations, Commissioner Olvany moved and Commissioner Shelly seconded a motion that the nominations be closed and that Commissioner Wolfe be unanimously elected to the Office of Vice President.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

III. Appointment of Officers and Director

A. President Olvany moved and Vice President Wolfe seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Stephen P. Wilson for the office of Secretary.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

B. Commissioner Abbott moved and President Olvany seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Stephen P. Wilson as Executive Director.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

C. Commissioner Wolfe moved and Commissioner Pellaton seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Cindy J. Felicicchia for the office of Assistant Secretary.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

D. Commissioner Abbott moved and Commissioner Pellaton seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Kenneth L. Eppelheimer to the office of Treasurer.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

IV. Appointment of Freedom of Information Act Officers

Commissioner Pellaton moved and Commissioner Wolfe seconded a motion to approve the appointments of Stephen P. Wilson, Kathleen C. Bingham, Jeffrey A. Bowen, Kenneth L. Eppelheimer, and William Lambrecht, Jr. as Freedom of Information Officers.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

V. Appointment of Open Meetings Act Designees

Commissioner Pellaton moved and Commissioner Anderson seconded a motion to approve the appointments of Stephen P. Wilson, Cindy J. Felicicchia, Kathleen C. Bingham, Jeffrey A. Bowen, Kenneth L. Eppelheimer, and William Lambrecht, Jr. as Open Meetings Act Designees.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

VI. Appointment of Park District Attorney

Commissioner Shelly moved and Commissioner Abbott seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Tressler, LLP as the Wilmette Park District’s attorney.

By a roll call vote, voting Yes: Commissioners: Abbott, Anderson, Pellaton, Shelly, Wolfe, Olvany; voting No: None. Absent: Foster; motion carried.

VII. Adjournment

There being no further business to conduct, the Annual meeting was adjourned at 7:42 p.m.