WILMETTE PARK DISTRICT

MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE WILMETTE PARK DISTRICT
HELD IN THE COUNCIL ROOM OF WILMETTE VILLAGE HALL
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011

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Written notice of said meeting was given to the Commissioners and the Wilmette Life in accordance with the Wilmette Park District Code, Section 2103, and Section 2.02 of the Open Meetings Act.

Board Secretary Steve Wilson called the Annual Meeting to order at 8:03 p.m.

PRESENT: Vice President James Brault, Darrell Graham, David Miller, Michael Murdock, and Henry Wolff; Secretary/Director Stephen Wilson

ABSENT: Commissioners James Crowley and Dennis O’Malley

STAFF: Superintendents Bingham, Bowen, Eppelheimer, and Lambrecht; Communications Manager Donoghue

OATH OF OFFICE:

Secretary Wilson administered the oath of office to newly elected Commissioners Gary Benz and Shelly Shelly.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS

Secretary Wilson entertained nominations for the Office of President.

Commissioner Murdock nominated Commissioner James Brault for the Office of President.
 
There being no further nominations, Commissioner Murdock moved and Commissioner Graham seconded a motion that the nominations be closed and that James Brault be unanimously elected to the Office of President.

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

President Brault thanked the Board for their support and became Chair of the meeting.

President Brault entertained nominations for the Office of Vice President.

Commissioner Murdock nominated Commissioner Darrell Graham for the Office of Vice President.

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

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

APPOINTMENT OF OFFICERS AND DIRECTOR

Commissioner Brault moved and Commissioner Graham seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Stephen P. Wilson for the office of Secretary.

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

Commissioner Brault moved and Commissioner Murdock seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Judith L. Ostrem for the office of Assistant Secretary.

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

Commissioner Brault moved and Commissioner Murdock seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Stephen P. Wilson as Executive Director.

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

Commissioner Brault moved and Commissioner Graham seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Kenneth L. Eppelheimer to the office of Treasurer.

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

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

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

Commissioner Brault moved and Commissioner Murdock seconded a motion to approve the appointments of Stephen P. Wilson, Judith L. Ostrem, Kathleen C. Bingham, Jeffrey A. Bowen, Kenneth L. Eppelheimer, and William Lambrecht, Jr. as Open Meetings Act Designees.

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.

Commissioner Brault moved and Commissioner Graham seconded a motion to approve the appointment of Charlene Holtz, Esq. of Tressler, Inc. as the Wilmette Park District’s attorney.

By a voice vote, voting Yes – All; voting No – None. Absent – Two. Motion Carried.


There being no further business to conduct, the Annual Meeting was adjourned at 8:08 p.m.


MINUTES APPROVED ON JUNE 13, 2011.