DeMuynck, seconded by Ficht to approve the Agenda as submitted.
Nays: None MOTION CARRIED
Supervisor Lovelock stated the procedure for interviews to select the
top candidates for second interviews to fill the vacant position of
Board Trustee would consist of the following;
The Supervisor would ask each candidate the same four questions. Each
board member could ask two additional questions. The same questions
would be asked of each candidate for the position. Follow-up questions
could be asked of the candidate based on the letter of interest and
resume submitted by the candidates or their answer to a specific
All candidates would remain out of the Board Meeting Room until after
Only the Board members would ask questions.
Each candidate would have two minutes at the end of their interview
to make a statement.
Each candidate would receive a written notice from the Supervisor
stating whether they advanced to the second series of interviews.
The questions asked each candidate were as follows:
Do you have the time to dedicate to this position?
What makes you a better candidate then the other applicants? Please
Have you attended any Township Board meetings prior to this vacancy
Have you sat on any Township Boards Commissions or Committees?
What made you apply for this position?
What is the number one issue you would like to see the board change
Have you decided to seek a position on the board in 2012, and if yes
Are you aware of the time commitment required of a Board Member?
Can you make an unbiased decision that will benefit the Township,
regardless of pressure you might receive from outside parties?
Have you ever had a disagreement with any current board member
regarding any issue and expressed it in verbal or written
Have you ever been part of any group or political association who
supported or opposed any board member? If so who did you oppose or
As a board member you will receive certain items that must be
confidential. Will you have a problem with that?
As a board member you will receive an agenda board packet. If you
have a question that can’t be answered by the supporting documents will
you take your inquires a step further before making a decision?
The following residents were interviewed. Kristine Walsh, Joe Miller,
Richard Hoover, Marvin Stepnak, Hank Anderson, Stephen Krull,
Jill Lezotte, Anthony Bertoni, Paul Miller, Jerry Alexie, John
McCleary, Galen Johnson, Paula Frame, Patrick Militello and Robert
The board conducted an open vote on each candidate with the candidate
receiving at least four affirmative votes being selected to interview a
second time on Monday, July 25, 2011 beginning at 4:30pm.
Motion by Lovelock, seconded by Uglis to invite the following
individuals to a second interview: Marvin Stepnak, Jill Lezotte, Paul
Miller, Jerry Alexie and Patrick Militello.
Nays: None MOTION CARRIED
Michael Lovelock, Supervisor
Janice M. Uglis, Clerk