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August 13, 2017


August 15, 2017


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

Council Agenda rEmarks

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Council Agenda 08-15-17

Council Minutes 08-08-17

Meetings Schedule

Call To Order

Appoint Acting Mayor for August 15, 2017, Council Meeting

Consent Agenda

  • A.  Claims Ordinance:  No. 6223, Payroll, July 21, 2017
  • B.  BIL 2017-7479  Bills Payable:  No. 6346, August 15, 2017
  • C.  MOT 2017-7472  A motion awarding a contract for $940,746.05 to A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc., Schaumburg, IL, for West Burlington drainage improvements
  • D.  RES 2017-7475  A resolution authorizing a software maintenance agreement and addendum with Superion, LLC
  • E.  MOT 2017-7477 A motion awarding $117,998.16 to Corrective Asphalt Materials, LLC, South Roxana, IL, for 2017 preservative and restorative seal
  • F.  MOT 2017-7485 A motion awarding $589,775.50 to A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc., Schaumburg, IL, for Middaugh and Blanchard drainage improvements
  • G.  MIN 2017-7481 Note receipt of minutes of Boards and Commissions
Active Agenda
  • A.  ORD 2017-7459 An ordinance authorizing a special use for 1644 Ogden Avenue to permit an automobile dealership
  • B.  ORD 2017-7461 An ordinance rezoning certain property located immediately south of 1723 Ogden Avenue
  • C.  ORD 2017-7460 An ordinance amending Ordinance No. 5539 authorizing a special use for 1723 Ogden Avenue to expand an automobile dealership
First Reading

Mayor's Report


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

August 16, 2017

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

Agenda Summary
  • 17-ADR-0005:  A petition seeking a Historic Landmark Designation for the property commonly known as 4714 Oakwood Avenue, Downers Grove, IL (PIN 09-07-203-003).  The property is located on the west side of Oakwood Avenue, approximately 75 feet south of Chicago Avenue, John and Ruth Wander, Petitioner and Owner.
  • 17-ADR-0006:  A petition seeking to amend Section 12.301 within Chapter 12 of the Municipal Code to create a process to revise and add to a local landmark designation.  Village of Downers Grove, Petitioner.
  • Old Business:  a) Historic Preservation Brochure #4 - Downtown Tour; b)  Revisit ADRB Ad Hoc Report and Recommendations to Council (2015)

August 17, 2017


Fire Pension Fund - 5:00 p.m. - Fire Station 2, 5420 Main Street

Agenda Summary
  • Report from Marquette and Associates - discussion on possible purchases or sale of investments
  • Report from Lauterbach and Amen - Monthly Financial Statements
  • Treasurer's Report:  Payment of bills; New Employees/retirees/issuance of refund (Retiree - Fred Pajak, Charles Tatroe, James Jackson Sr., Daniel Meijdrech; New Employee - James Jackson Jr., Ethan Simmons)
  • Old Business - Executive Session under 2(c)(11) of the Open Meeitngs Act, discussion of pending litigation Reiter v. Board of Trustees Case No. 15 CH1796; Pension Tax Levy

August 19, 2017

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

Agenda Summary
  • Forum for comments from Village residents.