Newly-elected Mayor, Trustees, to be Sworn In Monday Night

Village Hall, Park Forest, New Years Eve
Village Hall after the New Years Eve 2018 rains fell. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)

Newly-seated Board Will Also Vote on Committee, Board and Commission Appointments

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Village Board will convene twice Monday evening, the first a Special Regular Meeting at 7:00 p.m. where Mayor John Ostbenburg will and the current sitting board will approve two sets of minutes, and the members on that board will adjourn sine dei, i.e. Latin, “without a day” to reconvene.

After what is likely to be a brief recess, the new board will convene, called to order by Village Clerk Sheila McGann. The new mayor, Jonathan Vanderbilt, and re-elected and newly-elected trustees, Tiffani Graham, Candyce Herron, and Joseph Woods will be sworn in.

Both meetings include time for public comment.

In the second Special Regular Meeting, the newly-seated board will vote on the following motions making appointments to committees, boards, and commissions:

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Robert McCray as Trustee Liaison to the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Theresa Settles as Trustee Liaison to the Plan Commissions/Zoning Board of Appeals and the Veterans Commission.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Tiffani Graham as Trustee Liaison to the Youth Commission and the Environment Commission.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Joseph Woods as Trustee Liaison to the Cable Communications Commission, the Economic Development Advisory Group and the Beautification Awards Committee

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Candyce Herron as Trustee Liaison to the Commissions on Human Relations, the Housing Authority and Recreation & Parks Advisory Board.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Theresa Settles as Chair and member of Board Committee A.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Joseph Woods as a member of Board Committee A.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Robert McCray as Chair and member of Committee B.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Tiffani Graham as a member of Board Committee B.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Trustee Candyce Herron as a member of Board Committee B.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Dennis Farmer, 21 Cunningham, to a term on the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners/Personnel Board to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Michelle Johnson, 139 Nashua, to a term on the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners/Personnel Board to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Mamie Rodgers, 220 Juniper, to a term on the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners/Personnel Board to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Tim Colburn, 453 Tamarack, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Terry Davis, 208 Juniper, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Rickey Williams, 5 Westwood, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Michael Warren, 101 Monee, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Harold Peake, 178 Miami, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Dan Karwatka, 532 Homan, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Alicia Johnson, 70 Birch, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Allison McCray, 362 Oswego, to a term on the Cable Communications Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Marvin Holman, 43 Indianwood, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Michael Merritt, 323 Jackson, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Becky Czmyr, 39 Elm, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint LaVonna Swilley, 233 Tampa, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Imani Muhammad, 119 Wilson, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Cerritha Price, 236 Tampa, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Lynne Santos, 412 Tamarack, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Lance Jefferson, 411 Lakewood, to a term on the Commission on Human Relations to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Mercedes Gross, 236 Marquette, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Kreshina Ingram, 208 Forest, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Phillip Perkins, 164 Hemlock, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Bree Breedlove, 2562 Western, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Maurae Gilbert McCants, 114 Algonquin, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Bettie McReynolds, 310 N. Orchard, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Margaret Banks, 356 Wilshire, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint John V. Moore, 202 Hickory, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Mike Jordan, 308 Forest, to a term on the Economic Development Advisory Group to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Dave Bartlett, 66 Water, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint James Saxton, 241 Indiana, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint David Campbell, 408 Seward, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Glenna Hennessey, 326 Sioux, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Joanna Tassin, 318 Springfield, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Dennis McMurray, 236 Marquette, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Kevin Headley, 226 Fir, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Julie Baker, 512 Lakewood, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Katharine Baker, 512 Lakewood, to a term on the Environment Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Dr. Gayles Evans, 151 Main St, Apt. 422, to a term on the Housing Authority to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Denise Moore, 511 Blair, to a term on the Housing Authority to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Emma Cox, 5 Rich, to a term on the Housing Authority to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Ed Whitfield, 55 N Arbor Trail, Unit 502, to a term on the Housing Authority to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Sonja Howard, 302 Sauganash, to a term on the Housing Authority to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Douglas Price, 2839 Western, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Kim Elmore-Perkins, 164 Hemlock, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Vernita Wickliffe-Lewis, 204 Early, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Samuel Brooks, 19 Abbey, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Cynthia Burton-Prete, 324 Sauk Trail, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Marguerite Hutchins, 224 Illinois, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Kyle Brodnick, 144 Chestnut, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Denise Poston, 352 Westgate, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Judith Gonzalez, 327 Windsor, to a term on the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Georgette Gladstone, 118 Willow, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Karen Blackful, 313 Sauk Trail, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Kathy Vagt, 248 Marquette, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Robin Mercer, 118 Willow, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Avery Johnson, 101 Monee, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Michael J. Adami Jr., 345 Winnebago, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Bettie Vines Mattis, 124 Algonquin, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Sean Hightower, 428 Tamarack, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Andre Holzinger, 221 Early, to a term on the Recreation & Parks Board to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint William E. Bright, 151 Main St #430, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Rosetta Halfacre, 423 Suwanee, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Donald Bee, 14 Marquette, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Robbie Johns, 139 Elm, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Lenora McWhorter, 69 Park #608, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Theodore Reich, 146 Forest, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Mariah Williams-Hill, 151 Main St #420, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Zina Moore, 125 Sauk Trail, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Andrew Klinger, 20 Wilson, to a term on the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint James Reed, 153 Hemlock, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Glenn Johnson, 122 Chestnut, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Steven Swanson, 44 Cunningham, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Ann M. LaFrance, 351 Merrimac, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint PJ Pritts, 360 Dogwood, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint David L. Young, 305 Waldmann, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Ed Fizer, 204 Nashua, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Yvette Jones, 2739 Western, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Mark Kellogg, 302 Osage, to a term on the Veterans Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Renee Hawthorne, 440 Indianwood, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Wanikka Vance-Clark, 286 Juniper, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Vernice Warren, 101 Monee, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Kim Peake, 178 Miami, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Randall White, 283 Green, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Joshua Travis, 301 Sangamon, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint John Ray, 213 Ash, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Lamekia Davis, 347 Onarga, to a term on the Youth Commission to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Devi Book, 192 Miami, to a term on the Beautification Awards Committee to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Tanya Cunningham, 412 Wilshire, to a term on the Beautification Awards Committee to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Ann Stuart, 20 West Rocket, to a term on the Beautification Awards Committee to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Kajanda Love, 13 Leims, to a term on the Beautification Awards Committee to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Denise Armstrong, 46 Apache, to a term on the Beautification Awards Committee to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Tegan White, 283 Green, to a term on the Beautification Awards Committee to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Jacqueline Washington, 538 Homan, to a term on the Beautification Awards Committee to expire on December 31, 2021.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Felicia Frazier to a term as an Adjudication Hearing Officer to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Lauren Plahm to a term as an Adjudication Hearing Officer to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Marco Resendiz to a term as an Adjudication Hearing Officer to expire on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint John Russell to a term as an Adjudication Hearing Officer to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Michelle Broughton-Fountain to a term as an Adjudication Hearing Officer to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Luciano Panici Jr. to a term as an Adjudication Hearing Officer to expire on December 31, 2020.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Michelle Johnson, as Chairperson for the Fire & Police Commission/Personnel Board, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Mamie Rodgers, as Vice-Chairperson for the Fire & Police Commission/Personnel Board, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Daniel Karwatka, as Chairperson for the Cable Communications Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Rickey Williams, as Vice-Chairperson for the Cable Communications Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Marvin Holman, as Chairperson for the Commission on Human Relations, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Becky Czmyr, as Vice-Chairperson for the Commission on Human Relations, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Phillip Perkins, as Chairperson for the Economic Development Advisory Group, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Bree Breedlove, as Vice-Chairperson for the Economic Development Advisory Group, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint James Saxton, as Chairperson for the Environment Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint David Bartlett, as Vice-Chairperson for the Environment Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Dr. Gayles Evans, as Chairperson for the Housing Authority, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Denise Moore, as Vice-Chairperson for the Housing Authority, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Vernita Wickliffe-Lewis, as Chairperson for the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Marguerite Hutchins, as Vice-Chairperson for the Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Georgette Gladstone, as Chairperson for the Recreation & Parks Board, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Avery Johnson, as Vice Chairperson for the Recreation & Parks  Board, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint William E. Bright, as Chairperson for the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Rosetta Halfacre, as Vice Chairperson for the Senior Citizen Advisory Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Edwin Fizer, as Chairperson for the Veterans Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Yvette Jones, as Vice-Chairperson for the Veterans Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees reappoint Randall White, as Chairperson for the Youth Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.

MOVED, that the Mayor and Board of Trustees appoint Wanikka Vance-Clark, as Vice-Chairperson for the Youth Commission, for a term ending on December 31, 2019.