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December 12, 2021

December 14, 2021

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

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Council Meeting video

Council Agenda - December 14, 2021

Council Meeting Minutes - December 7, 2021

Meetings Schedule

Roll Call 

  • A motion to allow electronic participation for the December 14, 2021 Village Council meeting.
Mayor's Report

Consent Agenda

  • A  BIL 2021-9248 Bills Payable No. 6634 - December 14, 2021
  • B. MIN 2021-9257 Note receipt of boards and commissions meeting minutes.
  • C. MOT 2021-9202 A motion authorizing a three-year contract in the amount of $164,832.00 ($53,996.00 for FY22) for mowing and landscape maintenance services to WA Management, Inc. of West Chicago, Illinois.
  • D. MOT 2021-9203 A motion authorizing a three-year contract in the amount of $446,400.00 ($148,800.00 per year) to D. Ryan Tree & Landscape LLC of DeKalb, Illinois for tree and stump removal services. 
  • E. MOT 2021-9230 A motion authorizing the purchase and renewal of general liability, property, excess liability, professional liability, law enforcement, cyber, and workers compensation insurance coverages.
  • F. MOT 2021-9176 A motion approving and authorizing issuance of a 2022 Class "A" Scavenger License to Allied Waste Services of North America, LLC.
  • G. RES 2021-9261 A resolution authorizing the execution of the operating agreement with Downtown Downers Grove, Inc. (Downtown Management Organization). 
Active Agenda
  • A. RES 2021-9210 A resolution approving the final plat of subdivision for 7361 Lemont Road.
  • B. ORD 2021-9208 An ordinance approving an amendment to planned unit development #18 to permit construction of a restaurant with a drive-through and approve an amendment to the master sign plan at 7361 Lemont Road. 
  • C. ORD 2021-9209 An ordinance authorizing a special use for 7361 Lemont Road to permit a restaurant with a drive-through. 
  • D. RES 2021-9253 A resolution authorizing the execution of an AIA B133 agreement between the Village of Downers Grove, as owner, and FGM Architects, Inc., as architect.
  • E. RES 2021-9254 A resolution authorizing the execution of an AIA A133 agreement between the Village of Downers Grove, as owner, and Leopardo Companies, Inc., as construction manager/constructor.
  • F. RES 2021-9252 A resolution approving AIA A201 general conditions of the contract for construction between the Village of Downers Grove, as owner, and Leopardo Companies, Inc., as construction manager/contractor.
  • G. ORD 2021-9236 An ordinance providing for the issuance of not to exceed $42,100,000.00 general obligation bonds, series 2022, of the Village of Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois, in one or more series, and providing for the levy and collection of a direct annual tax sufficient for the payment of the principal of and interest on said bonds.
  • H. RES 2021-9237 A resolution declaring the official intent to reimburse expenditures for the certain capital expenditures of the Village with the issuance of not to exceed $42,100,000.00 general obligation bonds, series 2022, of the Village of Downers Grove, DuPage County, Illinois.
  • I. ORD 2021-9215 An ordinance for the 2021 Aggregate Tax Levy.
  • J. ORD 2021-9185 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December, 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #6  (Fairview Fire Protection District).
  • K. ORD 2021-9192 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December, 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #11 (Downtown Downers Grove).
Motion to adopt ordinances ORD 2021-9183; ORD 2021-9184; ORD 2021-9168; ORD 2021-9188; ORD 2021-9190; ORD 2021-9191 (Active agenda items L-Q)

  • L. ORD 2021-9183 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December, 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #4 (Green Acres Subdivision).
  • M. ORD 2021-9184 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December, 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #5 (Atwood Subdivision).
  • N. ORD 2021-9186 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December, 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #7 (Dunham Subdivision).
  • O. ORD 2021-9188 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December, 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #8 (Nelson Meadow Subdivision).
  • P. ORD 2021-9190 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #9 (35th and Saratoga Subdivision).
  • Q. ORD 2021-9191 An ordinance for the levying of taxes for the fiscal year commencing on the first day of January, 2021 and ending on the thirty-first day of December 2022 for the Village of Downers Grove Special Service Area #10 (Bridgepoint Downers Grove Subdivision).
Motion to adopt ordinances ORD 2021-9196; ORD 2021-9194; ORD 2021-9216; ORD 2021-9255; ORD 2021-9197 (Active agenda items R-V)
  • R. ORD 2021-9196 An ordinance to abate a portion of the 2021 tax levy related to the general obligation bonds, series 2019.
  • S. ORD 2021-9194 An ordinance to abate a portion of the 2021 tax levy related to the general obligation refunding bonds, series 2014.
  • T. ORD 2021-9216 An ordinance to abate a portion of the 2021 tax levy related to the general obligation refunding bonds, series 2015.
  • U. ORD 2021-9255 An ordinance to abate a portion of the 2021 tax levy related to the general obligation refunding bonds, series 2016.
  • V. ORD 2021-9197 An ordinance to abate a portion of the 2021 tax levy related to the general obligation refunding bonds, series 2020.

First Reading
  • A. ORD 2021-9177 An ordinance amending the rates charged for water.
  • B. ORD 2021-9178 An ordinance amending the 2022 stormwater utility rates. 
  • C. MOT 2021-9218 A motion authorizing the 2022 annual funding of $430,000.00 to the Downers Grove Economic Development Corporation (EDC) to fund operations. 
  • D. MOT 2021-9217 A motion authorizing the 2022 annual funding of $400,000.00 to Downtown Management Corporation to fund operations.
  • E. RES 2021-9224 A resolution amending the trust investment policy for Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB).
  • F. RES 2021-9225 A resolution amending the cash management and investment policy.
  • G. RES 2021-9223 A resolution amending certain purchasing provisions as official Village policy.

December 15, 2021

Historic Preservation and Design Review Board - 7:00 p.m. - Council Chambers
  • Approval of minutes from the September 29, 2021 meeting
  • Public Hearing: 21-ADR-0003: A petition seeking a Historic Landmark Designation for the property located at 5834 Middaugh Avenue, Downers Grove, IL (PIN 09-18-212-022). Petitioner and owner, Nancy and Gordon Goodman.

December 16, 2021

Foreign Fire Tax Board - 8:00 a.m. - Fire Station #2 (5420 Main Street)

  • Meeting Minutes from Last Meeting (28 October 2021)
  • Treasure's Report - General Fund; Widows Fund
  • Old Business
  • Election Results
  • Officer Election
  • Good of the Fund
  • Next Meeting, Date, Time & Location