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April 5, 2015

April 6, 2015

Plan Commission - 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers

Agenda Summary


  • PC-44-14 (Continued from March 2, 2015):  A petition seeking approval of a Final Plat of Subdivision to subdivide the existing property into seven lots.  The subject property is zoned R-3, Residential Detached House 3.  The property is located on the north side of 35th Street, approximately 160 feet west of Saratoga Avenue, commonly known as 1350 35th Street, Downers Grove, IL (06-31-201-043).  Greenscape Homes, LLC., Petitioner; Solid Rock Developers, Inc., Owner.
  • 15-PLC-0004 (Continued from March 2, 2015):  A petition seeking Special Use approval to permit an extended family accessory housing unit.  The subject property is zoned R-2, Residential Detached House 2.  The property is located on the east side of Venard Road, approximately 580 feet north of Ogden Avenue, commonly known as 4215 Venard Road, Downers Grove, IL (09-06-214-003).  Paul and Susan Helsdon, Petition and Owner.
  • 15-PLC-0009:  A petition seeking approval for a Planned Development Amendment and a Special Use for a drive-through facility.  The subject property is zoned B-2, General Retail Business.  The property is located at the northwest corner of Lemont Road and 75th Street, commonly known as 1200 75th Street, Downers Grove, IL (09-30-201-002).  Eric Carlson, Petitioner; Hemant Patel, Owner.


April 7, 2015

    Village Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers

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Council Meeting video

Council Agenda 04-07-15

Executive Session Minutes for Approval Only - 03-03-15

Council Minutes 03-17-15

Meetings Schedule

Consent Agenda

  • A.  COR 2015-6179 Claims Ordinance:  No. 6099, Payroll, March 6, 2015
  • B.  BIL 2015-6180  List of Bills Payable:  No. 6182, April 7, 2015
  • C.  MOT 2015-6163 A motion awarding $159,900.00 to Chicagoland Paving Contractors, Inc., Lake Zurich, IL, for 2015 street restorations and pavement patching services
  • D.  RES 2015-6157 A resolution authorizing a local agency agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation for Fairview Avenue resurfacing (Project ST-037) 
  • E.  MOT 2015-6165 A motion awarding a contract for $73,580.00 to TNT Landscape Construction, Inc., Elgin, IL, for 2015 sod installation and restoration services
  • F.  RES 2015-6166  A resolution re:  Maintenance of streets and highways by Municipality under the Illinois Highway Code
  • G.  MOT 2015-6070 A motion authorizing $50,000 to the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation for tourism related activities 
  • H.  MIN 2015-6174 Note receipt of minutes of Boards and Commissions
   Active Agenda

   First Reading  

  • A.  ORD 2015-6073 An ordinance establishing Special Service Area #8 in the Village of Downers Grove
  • B.  ORD 2015-6103 An ordinance amending Ordinance #5346 and the Village of Downers Grove budget for fiscal year 2014

Manager's Report 

Manager Report

Council Responses

April 8, 2015

Transportation & Parking Commission - 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers

Agenda Summary


  • File #05-15 McCollum Park - Various Streets - Parking Restrictions April 1 to November 1


April 9, 2015

Fire Pension Fund - 4:30 p.m. - Fire Station 2, 5420 Main Street

Agenda Summary


  • Permission to Attend Meeting Electronically
  • New Business:  A)  Purchase of fiduciary liability insurance; B)  Elections; C)  COLA adjustments; D)  Nielsen Calculation; E)  Meiser QUILDRO
  • Old Business:  A)  Carol Reiter pension


Community Events Commission - 5:30 p.m. - Committee Room

Agenda Summary


  • July 4th Parade

Liquor Commission - 6:30 p.m. - Council Chambers

Agenda Summary


  • Focus of Operation/Floor Plan Change - Stop 24, 6400 B Woodward Avenue, P-1
  • Application Hearing:  rbk, 994 Warren Avenue, Class R-1/0; Next Round, 500 W. 75th Street, R-1; Alter Brewing Company, 2300 Wisconsin, Class BF


Environmental Concerns Commission - 7:00 p.m. - Committee Room

Agenda Summary


  • Staff update on Ongoing Projects
  • New Business:  Green Business Application revision discussions; Strategic topics discussion