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File #: 21-0815    Version: 1 Name: Resolution creating an Ad Hoc Chair’s Advisory Committee for the District 5 County Board Vacancy.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2021 In control: Lake County Board
On agenda: Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Resolution creating an Ad Hoc Chair's Advisory Committee for the District 5 County Board Vacancy.
Title
Resolution creating an Ad Hoc Chair's Advisory Committee for the District 5 County Board Vacancy.

Staff Summary
* The resignation of Judy Martini has created a vacancy in the District 5 seat.
* In accordance with Lake County's Rules of Order and Operational Procedures, Appendix A, 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 (Vice Chair), Lake County Board Member Linda Pedersen, Lake County Board Member Michael Danforth, and Chairman of the Lake County Republican Central Committee (or designee) Mark Shaw.
* The Chair's Advisory Committee for the District 5 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 5.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the resignation of District 5 County Board Member Judy Martini on May 14, 2021 requires Chair Hart to declare a vacancy for the office of the County Board Member for District 5; 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 A, 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 5 residents, Republican Party officials, and others; and

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

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