Minutes of the Lake Bluff School Caucus
for Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
at the Multi-purpose Room, LBES


Officers present:

Don Russ, Pres/Sec

William Hermann VP/Treas

Members present:

Mary Ellen Hughes

Neil Dahlmann

Veronica Norton

Jill Rosa

Cathy Spencer

Sheana Hermann

Pete Manning

Members Excused:

Robin Huszagh

Maggie Chlystek

Suzanne Huszagh

Members absent:

Dan Rogers

Samina Waggoner

David Hardy

Janice Schnobrich

Christian Erzinger

Michelle Hastings


President Russ called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

Secretary Russ noted that the attendance by nine of our eighteen members satisfied the quorum requirement.

On a motion (Jill/Sheana) the minutes of our September 21, 2015 meeting were approved as presented.

On a motion (Jill/Mary Ellen) the minutes of our October 19, 2015 meeting were approved as presented.

There were no additions to the agenda.

There was no President’s Report

Treasurer Hermann reported that our cash balance of $1,027.95 has been unchanged for months.

Neil Dahlmann, Chairman of the Mission Committee, reported on the conclusions of the Committee:

1 That the LBSC should merge with the village caucus to facilitate the selection of candidates for the Village Board, the Library Board, the Park Board, the Elementary School Board and the Lake Bluff share of the Lake Forest High School Board.

2 that the new name should be the Lake Bluff Caucus,

3 that the selection of board candidates should be made by the registered voters of the Village, the Park District or District 65.

On a motion (Jill/Sheana) the LBSC unanimously endorsed the concepts presented.

On a motion (William/Cathy) the LBSC unanimously authorized the Committee to proceed.

Old Business:  The $160 authorized for signage will not be spent, pending the work of the Committee.

New Business:  The quorum amendment proposals will not be addressed, pending the work of the Committee.

On a motion (Veronica/Sheana) the meeting was adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

Our next meeting is Monday, May 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the multi-purpose room of the Lake Bluff Elementary School.