Aqua America 8-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 6, 2016
Aqua America, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: 610-527-8000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Aqua America, Inc. (the Company) was held on May 6, 2016 at the Drexelbrook Banquet Facility & Corporate Events Center, 4700 Drexelbrook Drive, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026, pursuant to the Notice sent, on or about March 25, 2016, to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2016. At the annual meeting:
1. The following nominees were elected as directors of Aqua America, Inc. to serve for one-year terms and until their successors are elected and qualified. The votes received are set forth adjacent to the names below:
There were 42,230,825 broker non-votes recorded for each nominee.
2. The appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for the year ending December 31, 2016, was ratified by the following vote of shareholders:
There were no broker non-votes for the ratification of the independent registered public accounting firm.
3. The advisory vote to approve the compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers for 2015 as disclosed in the Companys Proxy Statement for the 2016 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was approved by the following vote of shareholders:
Item 8.01 Other Events.
Following the Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors appointed Carolyn J. Burke, a newly elected director, to the Executive Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee of the Board.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.