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May 14, 2017


May 16, 2017

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

Council Agenda rEmarks

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Council Meeting video

Council Agenda 05-16-17

Council Minutes 05-09-17

Meetings Schedule

Consent Agenda

  • A.  COR 2017-7379  Claims Ordinance:  No. 6211, Payroll, April 28, 2017
  • B.  BIL 2017-7380   Bills Payable:  No. 6330, May 16, 2017
  • C.  RES 2017-7373  A resolution authorizing an agreement with Engineering Resource Associates, Inc. 
  • D.  RES 2017-7377  A resolution authorizing the sale by public auction of personal property owned by the Village of Downers Grove
Active Agenda  
  • A.  ORD 2017-7340  An ordinance authorizing a special use for 7221 Lemont Road to permit an animal boarding facility
  • B.  ORD 2017-7357  An ordinance granting a stormwater variance for 4710 Highland Avenue
  • C.  ORD 2017-7358  An ordinance amending water rates
  • D.  RES 2017-7360  A resolution granting historic landmark designation for 4709 Linscott Avenue 
First Reading
  • A.  ORD 2017-7369  An ordinance rezoning certain property located at 4801, 4832 Main Street and 4824, 4832 Highland Avenue
  • B.  ORD 2017-7368  An ordinance authorizing a special use for 4801, 4832 Main Street and 4824, 4832 Highland Avenue to expand parking for a religious assembly use with two variations
  • C.  MOT 2017-7381  A motion directing staff to negotiate key terms of a contract extension with Republic Services
  • D.  ORD 2017-7352 An ordinance authorizing a loan agreement with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency 
  • E.  MOT 2017-7361 A motion authorizing $1,052,739.25 to Swallow Construction Corporation, Downers Grove, IL for the 2017 Water Main Improvements Contract A
  • F.  MOT 2017-7362 A motion authorizing $764,660.25 to Swallow Construction Corporation, Downers Grove, IL, for the 2017 Water Main Improvements Contract B
  • G.  MOT 2017-7363  A motion authorizing $735,020.00 to Trine Construction Corporation, West Chicago, IL, for the 2017 Water Main Improvements Contract C
  • H.  ORD 2017-7374  An ordinance amending parking and traffic regulations
Manager's Report - Committee Room
  • A.  INF 2017-7382 - Long Range Planning - General Fund Sustainability  

  Manager Report

Council Responses - (Published on Tuesday afternoon, prior to the Council meeting)

May 17, 2017


Architectural Design Review Board - 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers

Agenda Summary
  • 17-ADR-0004:  A petition seeking a Historic Landmark Designation for the property commonly known as 5325 Fairmount Avenue, Downers Grove, IL (PIN 09-08-408-017).  The property is located at the northeast corner of Summit Street and Fairmount Avenue.  David and Amy Gassen, Petitioner; Laurence and Gloria Gassen, Owner.
  • Old Business:  Incentive Strategies - ADRB Ad-Hoc Report and Recommendations to Council (2015); Historic Preservation Brochure #2 - "Architectural Styles" final version prior to State approval; Historic Preservation Brochure #3 - "Sears Home Tour" draft language and homes

May 20, 2017


Coffee With The Council - 9:00 a.m. - Downtown Downers Grove Market - Main Street Train Station

Agenda Summary
  • A forum for comments from Village residents