President Bob Bielinski, Trustees Julie Wolf, Daniel Sullivan, Senta Plunkett, Kathy Dodd, Joel Kurzman, George Pearce. Absent: None.
Staff Present: Village Manager Timothy Frenzer, Asst. Village Manager Michael Braiman, Finance Director Melinda Molloy, Asst. Director of Administrative Services John Prejzner, Director of Engineering & Public Works Brigitte Berger. Other staff members were on hand to answer questions as needed.
Discussion Topic: 2018 Mid-Year Financial Review and 2019 Budget/Capital Improvement Plan Review (Presented by Molloy, Frenzer, Braiman, Prejzner). This meeting is historically the Board’s start of the budget process, though process started in May this year to plan for the projected sales tax revenue loss of $500,000 because of the impending closing of Carson’s at Edens Plaza. Presentation to Trustees included in Agenda and Meeting Packet: https://www.wilmette.com/download/agendas_and_minutes/committee_of_the_whole/packets/2018/08-18-18-COW-Packet-Financial-Review-and-CIP.pdf. Page references below are to the presentation, starting after Agenda in the above-linked document. Some highlights from the presentation and discussion:
Public Comment: None
Next Village Board of Trustees Regular Meeting: August 28, 2018, 7:30 pm
Observer: Mary Lawlor Meeting Length: 2 hours.