Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0247    Version: 1 Name: Resolution creating an Ad Hoc Chair’s Advisory Committee for the District 20 County Board Vacancy.
Type: appointment Status: Passed
File created: 1/28/2020 In control: Lake County Board
On agenda: Final action: 2/11/2020
Title: Resolution creating an Ad Hoc Chair's Advisory Committee for the District 20 County Board Vacancy.
Title
Resolution creating an Ad Hoc Chair's Advisory Committee for the District 20 County Board Vacancy.

Staff Summary
* The resignation of Adam Didech has created a vacancy in the District 20 seat.
* In accordance with Lake County's Rules of Order and Operational Procedures, Appendix F, a vacant district seat Ad Hoc Advisory Committee shall be formed to assist the County Board Chair in the statutory obligations of filling a County Board vacancy.
* The Ad Hoc Committee will consist of the following: Lake County Board Chair Sandy Hart (Chair); Lake County Board Vice Chair Mary Ross-Cunningham (Member), Lake County Board Member Jennifer Clark, Lake County Board Member Julie Simpson, and Chairman of the Lake County Democratic Party (or designee) Illinois State Senator Terry Link (Member).
* The Chair's Advisory Committee for the District 20 County Board Vacancy shall be disbanded and defunct following an affirmative vote by the County Board on the appointment of a County Board Member for District 20.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the resignation of District 20 County Board Member Adam Didech on February 10, 2020 requires Chair Hart to declare a vacancy for the office of the County Board Member - District 20; and

WHEREAS, under Illinois state statue, Chair Hart is responsible for filling the vacancy through appointment with the consent and vote of the County Board; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with Lake County's Rules of Order and Operational Procedures, Appendix F, a vacant district seat Ad Hoc Advisory Committee shall be formed to assist the County Board Chair in the statutory obligations of filling a County Board vacancy.

WHEREAS, Chair Hart has outlined a comprehensive, transparent, fair, and professional process that is inclusive of the opinions of current County Board members, other elected officials, District 20 residents, Democratic Party officials, and others; and

WHEREAS, during the appointment process, Chair Hart may find it advantageous to engage a...

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