Orland Park trustees voted unanimously in favor of Dan Calandriello assuming the open village board seat. The 28-year-old Orland Park resident will be sworn in at the Oct. 7th meeting.
Mayor Dan McLaughlin praised Calandriello for his enthusiasm and ideas before the trustees voted.
"We want to hold on to people that were raised here," McLaughlin said. "The best way we can do that is bring someone on with a different outlook than the rest of us."
No other trustee spoke or asked questions prior to the vote.
Calandriello emphasized his desire to contribute to the village where he was born and raised, following the meeting.
"The key thing is I wanted to give back to the community that gave me so much," Calandriello said. "Hopefully my involvement will add a fresh perspective on village business. I have 28 years of being a resident here."
Calandriello also said he recently purchased a property in Orland Park.
Orland Park trustees will vote during Monday night's meeting whether Mayor Dan McLaughlin's pick to fill Brad O'Halloran's seat is accepted.
McLaughlin picked 28-year-old Cook County Assistant State's Attorney Dan Calandriello to assume the seat.
Read Calandriello's thoughts on serving as a board member.
The development services, public works and public safety committees also meet Monday night.
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