Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Board Meeting
March 4, 2021
All Commissioners present
All agenda items were approved, except for Agenda Item #19 (21-0181), authority to advertise a contract for testing and repairing underground storage tanks, which was deleted by the Executive Director.
Only a few items were pulled out for discussion, and most of the discussion related to remembering former MWRD Commissioner and President Terrence J. O’Brien who recently died and celebrating 14-year old Dorothy Jean Tillman from the Chicago south side who received her Masters degree in environmental science in 2020. Ms. Tillman has created the Dorothy Jeanius STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) Educational Leadership Institute to create an environment where adolescents can pair arts with technology. During the pandemic she has created at home STEAM kits for adolescents, and has also reached out to South African youth.
Following are a few items noted from the agenda and meeting:
Observer - Priscilla Mims Length of meeting: 1 hour and 20 minutes
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