2019 09 Minutes Sept 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


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.


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.


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.


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.

Respectfully submitted,

Marilee C.C. Rusiniak, Secretary



The Next WSP Monthly Homeowners’ Association Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 7, 2019 at Countryside Fire Station #1, 801 S. Midlothian Road, Mundelein, IL 60060.

Budget planning for the 2020-2021 fiscal year is underway. Members are encouraged to attend monthly board meetings to have their concerns and requests regarding the budget addressed during the planning stage. The most important meetings regarding how WSPC spends funds collected from the homeowners are from October through February.

Nicki Sullivan is looking for volunteers to help paint and complete various small maintenance and beautification projects. Young-adults who need volunteer service hours may be able to earn their hours by helping volunteer within WSP. Please contact Nicki Sullivan or any member of the board if you are interested in volunteering within our neighborhood.


Don’t forget to add [email protected] to your email contacts to ensure that WSP emails and notices are received and not marked as “spam” or “junk” in your email.


October 7, 2019 – Regularly Scheduled Monthly Board Meeting

October 12, 2019 – Fremont Township Brush Pick-Up

November 4, 2019 – Regularly Scheduled Monthly Board Meeting

December 2, 2019 – Regularly Scheduled Monthly Board Meeting

All meetings are held at Countryside Fire Station #1, 801 S. Midlothian Rd., Mundelein, IL 60060 at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Dates and time and location are subject to change. All homeowners are encouraged to attend the monthly board meetings.


Name                                       Month/Year Term Expires

Mike Davenport, At Large        February 2021

John Lohrmann, Block 2           February 2021

James Melledy, Block 2            February 2020

Chris Shifley, Block 1               February 2020

Nicki Sullivan, Block 1             February 2021

2019 WSPC Meeting Dates

January 7

February 4

Annual Meeting February 17

Board Meeting Immediately Following Annual Members’ Meeting February 17

March 4

April 8

May 6

June 3

July 1

August 5

September 9

October 7

November 4

December 2