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May 17, 2015

May 16, 2015

Coffee With The Council - 9:00 a.m. - Main Street Train Station

Agenda Summary


  • Forum for comments from Village residents


May 18, 2015

Police Pension Board - 9:00 a.m. - Ante Room

Agenda Summary


  • Investment Report
  • Lauterbach & Amen
  • Treasurer's Report:  Pay bills
  • New Business:  New Hires - Mike Xu, Kevin Xu, Carissa Smith; Retirement - Michael Willison; Separations:  Jolene Rodriquez, Joel Marquez, Jonathan Joyce; Service Transfer - Gregory Mayyou; Election for the Active Trustee in Progress - Closes 5/22/15


May 19, 2015

    Village Council Meeting - 6:00 p.m. - Council Chambers

Council Agenda rEmarks

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Council Meeting video

Council Agenda 05-19-15

Council Minutes 05-12-15

Meetings Schedule

Consent Agenda

  • A.  COR 2015-6236 Claims Ordinance:  No. 6107, Payroll, May 1, 2015
  • B.  BIL 2015-6237 Bills Payable:  No. 6172, May 19, 2015
  • C.  MOT 2015-6201 A motion awarding a contract for $2,497,116.88 to J.A. Johnson Paving Company, Arlington Heights, IL, for 2015 resurfacing (A) project
  • D.  MOT 2015-6211 A motion awarding a contract not to exceed $1,401,586.72 to Kee Construction, LLC, Chicago, IL, for parking Lot H improvements
  • E.  MOT 2015-6221 A motion authorizing approval of the FY15-16 budget for the Downers Grove Downtown Management Corporation
  • F.  MIN 2015-6249  A motion noting receipt of minutes of Boards and Commissions
   Active Agenda

  • A.  RES 2015-6172 A resolution authorizing an annexation agreement for 502 Hitchcock Avenue
  • B.  ORD 2015-6144 An ordinance annexing 502 Hitchcock Avenue to the Village of Downers Grove, Illinois
  • C.  ORD 2015-6145 An ordinance rezoning 502 Hitchcock Avenue from R-1, Residential Detached House 1 District, to M-1, Light Manufacturing District

   First Reading  

  • A.  MOT 2015-6208 A motion awarding a contract for $367,087.00 to H. Linden & Sons Sewer and Water, Inc., Plano, IL, for the Chicago and Washington drainage improvements
  • B.  ORD 2015-6205 An ordinance amending parking revisions on Douglas Avenue
  • C.  ORD 2015-6206 An ordinance amending parking restrictions on Grant Street
  • D.  ORD 2015-6204 An ordinance amending parking restrictions in McCollum Park area
  • E.  RES 2015-6193  A resolution approving final plat of subdivision with exceptions for 1350 35th Street
  • F.  ORD 2015-6223 An ordinance amending certain provisions of the Downers Grove Zoning Ordinance 
  • G.  ORD 2015-6225 An ordinance rezoning 4933 Rose from R-1, Residential Detached House 1 District, to R-4, Residential Detached House 4 District
  • H.  ORD 2015-6226 An ordinance amending Planned Unit Development #9 with deviations to allow construction of a drive-through at 1200 75th Street
  • I.  ORD 2015-6227 An ordinance authorizing a special use for 1200 75th Street to permit construction of a drive-through

Mayor's Report



Manager's Report 

Manager Report

Council Member New Business


  • A.  MOT 2015-6246 A motion proposing to amend policy re:  Preparation of agendas
  • B.  MOT 2015-6247 A motion proposing to amend the Zoning Ordinance re:  Text amendment procedures
  • C.  MOT 2015-6233 A motion proposing to amend the Comprehensive Plan


Council Responses

May 20, 2015

Architectural Design Review Board - 7:00 p.m. - Committee Room

Agenda Summary


  • Old Business:  Work Plan - ADRB Goals & Objectives


May 21, 2015

Foreign Fire Insurance Fund - 7:30 a.m. - Fire Station 2, 5420 Main Street

Agenda Summary


  • Treasurer's Report - General Fund; Widow's Fund
  • Old Business:  Outstanding purchases - Station 2, Station 3; Bond Insurance
  • New Business:  General fund requests; Station fund requests; Training report


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

Agenda Summary


  • Staff Update on Ongoing Projects:  Rain barrel sale with the Conservation Foundation; DuPage River Sweep
  • New Business:  Green Business application revision discussions; Strategic topics discussion