Council Approves New Appointments


At the Vermilion City Council Meeting on Monday, February 3, 2020 Steve Herron, President of Council, read a letter dated February 3, 2020 into the record from Mayor Forthofer asking Council to consider appointments to the various boards and commissions for terms beginning in 2020.

The first recommendation was to appoint Jeff Hammerschmidt to the Vermilion Planning Commission to fill the unexpired term of Jim Pajk with the term ending December 31, 2022. The mayor recommended the appointment of Heidi Backus Riddle to the Vermilion Port Authority to fill the unexpired term of Brian Carrick with the term ending December 31, 2020.

The next appointment of Philip Laurien was a new term to the Board of Zoning Appeals. Lastly, Mayor Forthofer recommended the appointment of Bill Gross to the Contractor Registration Board.

Herron moved, Monica Stark, Council at Large, seconded, to approve the Mayor's appointments of Jeff Hammerschmidt, Heidi Backus Riddle, Bill Gross, and Philip Laurien to the various boards and conditions as conveyed under 'Correspondence'.

Roll Call Vote: 6 Yeas. Motion Carried.