WEST SHORE PARK CORPORATION
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES — Final
September 9, 2019
Directors: Mike Davenport, John Lohrmann, James Melledy, Chris Shifley, Nicki Sullivan
Treasurer: Fred Aichele
Secretary: Marilee C.C. Rusiniak
Commissioners: Stacee Kalmanovsky
Members: Rose and Werner Brisske, Kent and Tabatha Curtis, Jay Randolph
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order on September 9, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Countryside Fire Station #1, 801 S. Midlothian Road, Mundelein, Illinois 60060 by President, James Melledy.
HOMEOWNER FORUM – PUBLIC COMMENT
Rose and Werner Brisske announced they were recording the meeting. Marilee C.C. Rusiniak and Nicki Sullivan officially objected to being recorded and requested the objection to be recorded in the minutes. The WSP Board has contacted legal representation for guidelines on recoding WSPC meetings. Nicki Sullivan presented her research concerning the issue.
Jay Randolph requested direction on where to install the Diamond Lake Information/Education signs. Prospective locations will be marked and approved by the WSPC Board prior to installation.
Kent Curtis requested that the August 5, 2019 Minutes should be corrected to read: the berm and trees on the north property line added a year and a half ago encroach over 30 feet on to WSPC property and that a private irrigation line is present on WSPC property.
Mr. Curtis reported that previously installed survey stakes have been removed from WSPC property. The board will investigate.
Tabatha Curtis formally requested that the board take immediate and swift action to address the property lines in question and the following concerns: tress planted on, irrigation lines installed on, landscaping and fencing installed on WSPC property and not private property.
Tabatha Curtis raised an objection to the fire pit that was in use during the Diamond Lake Block Party at Miller Park on September 7, 2019 since the removal of fire pits had been implemented by WSPC. It was requested that WSPC consider allowing temporary fire pits to be used for occasional use.
MINUTES FOR APPROVAL
Mike Davenport moved that the minutes from the Regular Board of Directors Meeting of August 5, 2019 be approved as presented. The motion was seconded by Nicki Sullivan. Unanimously approved.
Fred Aichele presented the Treasurer’s Report for 08/01/2019 – 08/31/2019. Nicki Sullivan moved and Chris Shifley seconded that the Treasurer’s Report be approved as submitted. Unanimously approved.
There was a review and discussion of delinquent accounts.
RULES & REGULATIONS
Fred Aichele presented the revised Rules & Regulations. There was a review and discussion.
Temporary fire pit use was discussed. Proposed: To allow temporary, non-permanent recreational fire pits as long as they have a top piece like a metal lid, screen or stonework, burn only firewood, and do not create excessive smoke. Fire pits must be temporary and not a permanent structure. The revision will be included in the Rules & Regulations.
Nicki Sullivan will compose the official letter to Fremont Township supporting a parking ordinance for WSP.
Survey of the community shows support with one formal objection from a WSPC Member.
Water – Forest Water Main
James Melledy reported for Brett Laureys that the IEPA review process continues. WSPC will revisit the installation schedule with Fremont Township.
Miller Park Commissioner Stacee Kalmanovsky presented preliminary ideas for the Miller Park Renovation Proposal. Review of available funds for tree maintenance, mowing, and repairs.
John Lohrmann reported that the seawall break in Block 2 has been repaired and the beautification of the common property north/east of the Block 2 Beach has been completed. The WSP Board would like to thank Jim Bertram, Tabatha and Kent Curtis, Chris Cutro, Anthony Foster, and John Lohrmann for volunteering their time and effort in completing this project!
Budget requests must be submitted by all commissioners for discussion and review to be considered for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
Nicki Sullivan moved that the meeting be adjourned. John Lohrmann seconded the motion. Unanimously approved. The meeting was adjourned at 8:24 p.m.
Marilee C.C. Rusiniak, Secretary