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May 19, 2019

May 18, 2019

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

  • A forum for comments from Village residents 

May 20, 2019

Stormwater and Flood Plain Oversight Committee  - Canceled

May 21, 2019

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

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Council Agenda - 05-21-19

Council Minutes - 05-14-19

Meetings Schedule

Consent Agenda      

  • A. COR 2019-8185  Claims Ordinance: No. 6313, Payroll, May 10, 2019
  • B. BIL 2019-8186    Bills Payable: No. 6456, May 21, 2019
  • C. MOT 2019-8170  A motion awarding a contract in an amount not to exceed $401,850.00 to Detroit Salt Company, LLC, Detroit, MI, for the purchase of bulk rock salt
  • D. RES 2019-8177  A resolution authorizing an agreement with Sada Systems, Inc.
  • E. MOT 2019-8176  A motion approving a building permit fee waiver of $12,267.62 Downers Grove South High School, 1436 Norfolk Street, for site improvements
  • F. MOT 2019-8188   A motion approving a building permit fee waiver of $9,712.90 to Downers Grove North High School, 4436 Main Street, for site improvements
  • G. MOT 2019-8189  A motion approving a building permit fee waiver of $17, 570.55 to West Suburban Humane Society, 1901 Ogden Avenue, for the construction of a new building 
  • H. MOT 2019-8183  A motion authorizing $72,246.35 to CDW Government LL, Vernon Hills, IL, for replacement of 55 desktop computers, monitors and speakers#mce_temp_url#
  • I. RES 2019-8152   A resolution authorizing a Master Pole Attachment Agreement with Chicago SMSA Limited Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless for use of the village owned poles in rights-of way
  • J. RES 2019-8179   A resolution awarding a second contract extension in an amount not to exceed $94,966.00 to Hancock Engineering, Westchester, IL, for municipal construction engineering services 
  • K. MIN 2019-8163  A motion awarding $1,278,591.50 to A Lamp Concrete Contractors, Inc. , Schaumburg, IL, for Debolt, Linden, and Gierz Stormwater Improvements - Phase 1
  • L. MOT 2019-8168  A motion awarding a contract for $2,707,000.00 to J.A. Johnson Paving Company, Arlington Heights, IL for 2019 street resurfacing 
  • M. MOT 2019-8195 A motion awarding a contract in an amount not to exceed $20,606.00 to McDonough Mechanical Services, Inc., Waukegan, IL, for the replacement of two HVAC rooftop units
  • N. MIN 2019-8197  Note receipt of minutes of Boards and Commissions
Active Agenda
  • A. ORD 2019-8145 An ordinance authorizing a special use for 62 Ogden Avenue to permit a drive-through
  • B. ORD 2019-8144 An ordinance authorizing a special use for 2300 Wisconsin Avenue to permit a personal vehicle repair and maintenance business
  • C. ORD 2019-8165 An ordinance amending rates charged for water
First Reading
  • A. MOT 2019-8162 A motion awarding $483,664.50 to Chicagoland Paving Contractors, Inc., Lake Zurich, IL , for Forest North Parking Lot improvements
  • B. ORD 2019-8161 An ordinance authorizing the extension of special uses to permit construction of a drive-through restaurant facility and a fueling station at 2125 Ogden Avenue to October 31, 2019



Council Questions

May 22, 2019

Zoning Board of Appeals - 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers

Agenda Summary
  • Approval of meeting minutes - January 23, 2019
  • 19-ZBA-0001: A petition seeking a zoning exception for vertically extending a non-conforming wall. The property is located at the northeast intersection of Saratoga Avenue and Franklin Street, commonly known as 4835 Saratoga Avenue, Downers Grove, IL. (PIN 09-08-107-009). James and Juliana Peterson, Petitioner and Owner.
  • 19-ZBA-0002: A petition seeking a zoning exception for vertically extending a non-conforming wall. The property is currently zoned R-4, Residential Detached House 4. The property is located approximately 225 feet south of the intersection of Elm Street and 41st Street, commonly known as 4224 Elm Street, Downers Grove, IL (PIN 09-05-120-013). Kevin O’Reilly, Petitioner and Owner

Agenda Summary
  • Approval of meeting minutes - May 1, 2019
  • Motion to go into executive session pursuant to Section 2(c) (1) of the Open Meetings Act to conduct oral interview of 1 Police Officer candidate and 1 Police Officer candidate’s background check reports for the purpose of determining hiring