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File #: 22-0784    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 8/22/2022 In control: Miscellaneous & New Business
On agenda: 9/1/2022 Final action: 9/1/2022
Title: RESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners acknowledging the 150th anniversary of the Village of Wilmette

RESOLUTION FOR BOARD MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

 

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RESOLUTION sponsored by the Board of Commissioners acknowledging the 150th anniversary of the Village of Wilmette

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WHEREAS, the Village of Wilmette was incorporated as an Illinois municipality on September 19, 1872; and

 

WHEREAS, established on land that was originally granted to Archange Ouilmette, a member of the Potawatomi tribe and her children, the Village of Wilmette has grown substantially in size; and

 

WHEREAS, since 1924, the boundaries of the Village of Wilmette have expanded to include areas previously known as Gross Point, parts of unincorporated New Trier Township, and the territory known as “No Man’s Land”; and 

 

WHEREAS, the Village of Wilmette began its Sesquicentennial Celebration (“Celebration”) on September 20, 2021.  The Celebration will conclude with a Block Party on September 10, 2022.  The year-long celebration has been comprised of numerous events including a pumpkin walk, a car show, a panel discussion, a luau, a movie night, a symphony performance, a beach bash, a summer concert series, and a tennis tournament; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that we, the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, on behalf of ourselves and our staff, do hereby acknowledge the 150th anniversary of the Village of Wilmette; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution be spread upon the permanent Record of Proceedings of the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago and that a copy of same, suitably engrossed, be presented to the Village of Wilmette.

 

Dated: September 1, 2022