Aqua America 8-K 2017
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 3, 2017
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
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Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
The 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Aqua America, Inc. (the Company) was held on May 3, 2017 at the Drexelbrook Banquet Facility & Corporate Events Center, 4700 Drexelbrook Drive, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania 19026, pursuant to the Notice sent, on or about March 24, 2017, to all shareholders of record at the close of business on March 7, 2017. 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 41,444,495 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, 2017, 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 2016 as disclosed in the Companys Proxy Statement for the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was approved by the following vote of shareholders:
4. The advisory vote on whether the frequency of the advisory vote on the compensation paid to the Companys named executive officers should be every 1, 2, or 3 years was a follows:
Following the Annual Meeting, the Board considered the advisory vote of the shareholders as to the frequency of future say-on-pay votes and approved and adopted annual frequency for future say-on-pay votes, beginning with the annual meeting of shareholders to be held in 2018.
Item 8.01 Other Events.
Following the Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors appointed Richard H. Glanton to 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.