WEST SHORE PARK CORPORATION
REGULAR MONTHLY BOARD MEETING MINUTES — Draft
November 9, 2020
Directors: Mike Davenport, John Lohrmann, James Melledy, Chris Shifley, and Nicki Sullivan (7:04 p.m.)
Treasurer: Fred Aichele
Secretary: Marilee C.C. Rusiniak
Commissioners: Stacee Kalmanovsky
Members: Werner Brisske, Tabatha Curtis
MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
The meeting was called to order on November 9, 2020 at 7:01 p.m. at Countryside Fire Station #1, 801 S. Midlothian Road, Mundelein, Illinois 60060 by President James Melledy.
MINUTES FOR APPROVAL
Mike Davenport moved that the minutes from the Regular Board of Directors Meeting of October 5, 2020 be approved as presented. The motion was seconded by Chris Shifley. Unanimously approved.
A Correspondence from a WSPC member inquiring about installation of streets lights, specifically on the tight, dark corner where Fairview becomes Prairie near Lewandowski Park was discussed. It was reported that Fremont Township is reviewing the possibility of the installation of a street light and evaluating the corner regarding problems with visibility.
B. A WSPC member reported a sewer-line break in the road. The repair has been completed and the road remains to be repaid. It was reported that the county will be doing sanitary sewer-line work on Oakdale Lane near block 1 beach in mid-to-late-November and an additional sewer-line repair has been completed by Lake County near Westshore Drive and Fairview.
Fred Aichele presented the Treasurer’s Report for 10/01/2020 – 10/31/2020. Chris Shifley moved and John Lohrmann seconded that the Treasurer’s Report be approved as submitted. Unanimously approved. There was a review and discussion of delinquent accounts.
2021-2020 BUDGET DISCUSSIONS
Fred Aichele presented the first draft of the proposed 2021-2022 budget for review and discussion.
Commissioner Stacee Kalmanovsky requested clarification on the division of funds regarding park maintenance and funds for the improvement of Miller Park.
Phase 1 of the Miller Park Improvement Program has been completed including: establishing garbage service, Miller Park sign refurbished, defined play area with landscape timbers and woodchips, added small sand play area. Began landscaping which included: trim trees and bushes, kill weeds in set areas, added new plantings and seeding, removed dead trees and bushes and planted new trees, and added rain garden.
Phase 2 tentative plan include: repaint benches, resurface blacktop, add arbor near channel, add mural on water tower, add shade sail, installation of obstacle course stumpery from donated tree stumps, add low table near benches, add porta-potty service and add basketball hoop. Please note that items in this phase are tentative.
Miller Park Commissioner Stacee Kalmanovsky is hard at work on the Miller Park Beautification Project. If you would like to volunteer time, resources, or to make a donation, please contact Stacee at: [email protected]
One Director Nomination Form has been submitted for review and verification.
James Melledy will be stepping down as WSPC Director. Please contact any member of the board if you are from Block 2 and are interested in serving as a WSPC Director.
Mike Davenport moved that the meeting be adjourned. John Lohrmann seconded the motion. Unanimously approved. The meeting was adjourned at 8:16 p.m.
The board met in Executive Session following the adjournment of the regular meeting.
Marilee C.C. Rusiniak, Secretary