Will County Land Use Department Commission reappoints vice chair, secretary
Will County Land Use Department met Wednesday, Dec. 7.
Will County Land Use Department is located at 58 East Clinton St., Joliet
Here are the minutes as provided by Will County:
WILL COUNTY LAND USE DEPARTMENT
58 E. Clinton Street, Suite 100 • Joliet, Illinois 60432
815/774-3321 • Fax: 815/727-8638
December 7, 2016
SMOKEY BARQUE 20 KANSAS STREET FRANKFORT, IL 60423
REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING
1. Call to Order
Vasko called the meeting to order at 6:02 P.M.
2. Roll Call – Establishment of a Quorum
Commissioners Present: Sandy Vasko; Chairwoman Daniel Seggebruch; Vice-Chairman Matt Galik John Kiefner William McCollum Judy Panozzo
Commissioners Absent: Catherine Boo Ann Marie Manning-Nagel; Secretary Kirsten Steeves
Staff: Curt Paddock; Will County Land Use Department Janine Wilkosz; Will County Land Use Department Colleen Novander; Forest Preserve District of Will County Phil Mock; Will County State’s Attorney’s Office
A quorum was present.
3. Approval of Agenda
McCollum moved that the agenda be approved as presented. Seggebruch seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
4. Approval of November 2, 2016 Minutes
McCollum moved that the minutes be approved as presented. Seggebruch seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
5. Public Comments
No Public Comments.
6. Chairman’s Report
Vasko welcomed the newest member of the Commission, John Kiefner.
Vasko congratulated the Commission on what she termed as the “Commission’s best year yet.” She was pleased that applicants are now coming to the Commission to nominate sites as landmarks instead of the Commission soliciting nominations.
Vasko spoke with former Chairwoman Virginia Ferry and relayed her message of “Merry Christmas.”
Vasko has heard that the Manhattan Township Park District may be replacing the siding on the residence that was slated for a controlled burn on the Round Barn property.
7. Staff’s Report
A moment of silence was held to remember all those lives lost and affected by the attacks on Pearl Harbor which occurred 75 years ago.
Wilkosz briefed the Commission on the CLG FY17 grant for the Rural Historic Structural Surveys for Washington and Monee Townships. A RFP has been released and the BID closing is on 12/20. The applications are due to IHPA by 1/31/2017.
Wilkosz will confirm early the week of 12/12 if the County Board proclamation to John Lamb will occur on 12/15. She will notify the Commission.
Wilkosz informed the Commission that the City Administrator for Wilmington has taken a position in Wisconsin. Wilkosz and the Commission have forged a successful partnership with Wilmington and hope to continue it with the new interim administrator.
8. Old Business
There was no old business.
9. New Business
a. Election of Officers: Vice-Chair and Secretary
• Galik recommended the nomination of current Vice-Chair Seggebruch to continue as Vice-Chair for the year 2017. Panozzo seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
• Panozzo recommended the nomination of current Secretary Manning- Nagel to continue as Secretary for the year 2017. Seggebruch seconded and the motion passed unanimously.
10. Commissioner Discussion
Vasko reported that all Arcadia books will be on sale at the Will County Historical Society this Saturday and Sunday.
The Illinois Association of Historic Preservation Commissions will hold its annual meeting at the Joliet Area Historical Museum on Saturday, December 10, starting at 10:00am. Wilkosz encouraged the Commissioners to attend.
Panozzo moved that the meeting be adjourned at 6:23pm. Galik seconded the motion which passed unanimously. The next meeting will be January 4, 2017.
Janine Wilkosz Ann Marie Manning-Nagel, Secretary Will County Land Use Department
Will County Historic Preservation Commission