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May 16, 2021

May 17, 2021

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

  • Approval of May 3, 2021 Meeting Minutes
  • Public Hearings: 21-PLC-0006: Petition seeking approval of a Planned Unit Development, a rezoning from DB to DB/PUD and a special use to construct a 167-unit apartment building. The property is located on the northwest corner of Washington Street and Maple Avenue, commonly known as 932 Maple Avenue, 928 Maple Avenue, and 5240 Washington Street, Downers Grove, IL (PIN 09-08-306-033, -034, and -035). Opus Development Company, LLC, petitioner and Teachbeyond, Inc, LL Shulz, LLC and First Baptist Church, owners.
Stormwater and Floodplain Oversight Committee - Canceled


May 18, 2021

Village Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m. - There will be a live broadcast of the meeting for the public.

Public Comment

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Council Meeting video

Council Agenda - May 18, 2021

Council Meeting Minutes - May 11, 2021

Meetings Schedule

Roll Call 

  • MOT 2021-8968 A motion to conduct the May 18, 2021 meeting electronically.


  • A. Building Safety Month
  • B. Public Works Week
  • C. Emergency Medical Services Week
  • D. National Bike Month

Consent Agenda

  • A. COR 2021-8959  Claims Ordinance: No. 6409- April 23, 2021
  • B. BIL 2021-8960  Bills Payable: No. 6594- May 18, 2021
  • C. RES 2021-8962 A resolution authorizing the execution of a two-year agreement in the amount of $25,000.00 with Lexis Risk Solutions FL Inc. for the use of LN Services.
  • D. RES 2021-8967 A resolution authorizing the execution of a second addendum to an agreement with the Downers Grove Historical Society to cooperate and consult related to the maintenance, use and improvement of the Downers Grove Main Street Cemetery.
  • E. MOT 2021-8934 A motion awarding a contract to J Congdon Sewer Service, Inc. of Carol Stream, Illinois, in the amount of $2,150,498.34 for the 2021 Water Main Improvements Contract A.
  • F. MOT 2021-8937 A motion awarding a contract to Gerardi Sewer & Water Company of Addison, Illinois, in the amount of $1,303,831.50 for the 2021 Water Main Improvements Contract B. 
  • G. MOT 2021-8951 A motion awarding a contract to Austin Tyler Construction, Inc. of Elwood, Illinois, in the amount of $965,555.00 for the Highland Avenue & 41st Street Drainage Improvements.
  • H. MOT 2021-8964 A motion authorizing the purchase of two 2022 Peterbilt 348 Snow Plow Trucks from JX Peterbilt of Bolingbrook, IL, in the amount of $316,004.90.
  • I. RES 2021-8970 A resolution authorizing the execution of a third extension to the agreement with The Horton Group for consulting services effective July1, 2021.
  • J. RES 2021-8974 A resolution authorizing an agreement with Fulton Siren Services in the amount of $19,950.00 for the replacement of the emergency siren located at 2420 Haddow Ave, Downers Grove.
  • K. MIN 2021-8972 Minutes: Note Receipt of Boards and Commissions meeting minutes.

Active Agenda

  • A. ORD 2021-8935 An ordinance approving a special use to operate a personal vehicle repair and maintenance business at 2300 Wisconsin Avenue, Suites #201-203.


First Reading

  • A.  MOT 2021-8975 A motion approving the amended downtown design guidelines.
  • B.  MOT 2021-8976 A motion directing staff to prepare necessary text amendments to the Village's zoning ordinance regarding updates to the current review and approval process for certain construction projects in the downtown.

Manager's Report  

  • A.  INF 2021-8977  Information regarding 2021-2023 Long Range Plan

Manager Report  

Council Questions


May 19, 2021

Architectural Design Review Board - 7:00 p.m. - Canceled