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June 05, 2001

1. Call to Order

Mayor Brian Krajewski called the regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Downers Grove to order at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Downers Grove Village Hall.

Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

Mayor Krajewski led those present in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

2. Roll Call

Present: Commissioner Michael Gilbert, Commissioner Marilyn Schnell, Commissioner Martin Tully, Commissioner Mark Zabloudil and Mayor Brian Krajewski Absent: Commissioner Thomas Sisul Non Voting: Village Clerk April Holden, Village Manager Riccardo Ginex and Village Manager Riccardo Ginex

3. Minutes of Workshop and Council Meetings

Council Budget Meetings – 2/24/01, 3/17/01, 3/20/01 & 4/10/01 Executive Session for Approval Only – May 8, 2001 Council Meeting – May 15, 2001 Workshop Meeting – May 22, 2001 Special Council Meeting – May 22, 2001 There being no additions or corrections to the minutes, Mayor Krajewski said they would be filed as submitted.

4. Public Comments and Questions

A. Comments and Questions on Active Agenda

1. Village Attorney Dan Blondin said item MOT 00 -00522, Four-Year Services Agreement to Miller Cooper & Co. contains an outstanding issue regarding termination rights. He said Miller Cooper & Co. has agreed to modify the agreement being presented tonight to include a provision to allow the Village to terminate the contract at any time upon 90 days notice during the life of the contract. He said when the Council votes on this it will be with the additional provision.

2. Steven Upshaw, 5546 Washington, spoke about the sidewalk matrix. He said his block was originally in area 5 but has been dropped. He and his wife have been in contact with Dan Grecco since they moved to Downers Grove. He is surprised it has been dropped. The general consensus is that his neighborhood wants sidewalks. Further sidewalks are to be installed south of this block. He said under the new bussing guidelines for District 58 his block is a “walk to” for O’Neill Middle School. There are six or seven children living on the block. His block is the first block south of 55th Street. Fast traffic moves through the area and it is a danger without sidewalks. He said he has petitions signed by 17 out of 26 homeowners. The area is from Kenyon to 55th Street.

The Mayor said the block was not dropped. He said it did not score as high as streets south of Kenyon; however, he said he had similar concerns. He said it makes sense to connect sidewalks. He said there are some drainage issues that need to be looked at on other streets which may remove some streets and this portion of Kenyon would replace those being removed. He said Council will be voting on a new matrix to further define the priorities. One of the issues will be completing segments so as not to forget a block.

Mr. Upshaw thanked the Council for addressing this matter.

3. Karen Arrenson, 1927 Hitchcock, said she is in favor of sidewalks for Hitchcock and Cornell and asked about these streets having been put on the alternate list.

The Mayor said Hitchcock was moved last year due to the underpass on Belmont and not knowing what the sidwalk would look like. Council asked that it be included this year with the exception of area right near Belmont.

Commissioner Schnell said Hitchcock is still an alternative depending on the budget.

The Mayor asked about moving funds from the corporate fund to the sidewalk fund and replacing it next year with motor fuel fund.

Trisha Steele, Assistant Director, Financial Services, said that is an option.

The Mayor said the Public Works Committee with work with Marty Lyons on alternative funding for Hitchcock specifically.

The Mayor said Council asked that Hitchcock be put back on the list as a priority.

Commissioner Schnell said her committee would review this matter.

4. Ken Keller, 5131 Lee, said he wanted to discuss the sidewalk matrix. He said he understands the goal is to provide safe walkways for residents. The sidewalk matrix is a means of prioritizing the installation of sidewalks. He said he supports the proposed sidewalk matrix and supports the use of the factors based on safety criteria. He said he applauds the effort and thought that went into developing a sidewalk matrix based on objective factors. He said there are residents concerned with the aesthetic impact that the walkways will have on their streets. Efforts have been made to either defer or remove streets from the matrix. He said these efforts will do nothing for the safety issue at stake. He said the Village has expressed its willingness to work with residents. He said he hopes the focus of this program continues to be to provide safe walkways for the residents.

5. Susan Keller, 5131 Lee, said she is another resident who is in the minority of those who would like to see sidewalks on Lee Avenue. She does not allow her children to walk or ride bikes on Lee. She asked the Council to remember safety issues.

B. Comments and Questions on General Matters

1. Marilynn Gerloff, 4241 Highland, said at the Workshop of November 28, 2000, the Mayor reported that he was told that the caution and stop signs in school zones in Carol Stream had reflective strips from the sign to the ground to help illuminate the signs. He asked the staff to research this issue. She said she understands that Jack Bajor, Director of Public Works, researched and had a sample of the material within two to three days. She said the reflective strips do an outstanding job. She said she has never been so aware of school crossing signs. She thanked the unknown resident that spoke to the Mayor, and the Mayor for bringing it up as well as Jack Bajor for following through so quickly and Bob Schiller for implementing this safety feature on all of the school crossing signs. She said it is an outstanding awareness measure.

The Mayor suggested that the stop signs on the side streets could be addressed next.

2. Becky Campbell, 4432 Downers Drive, addressed the Council as a representative of Downers Drive between Grant and Ogden. This has been slated as an alternate for sidewalk installation this summer. Last July a group of residents attended a meeting to request that the Council honor their petition that Downers Drive not be considered for sidewalk installation. The request was honored. She is once again making this request. She addressed the priority matrix as a means of determining sidewalk installation. In most circumstances it is an effective tool for determining priority; however, in this case she does not believe an accurate measure of pedestrian traffic has been calculated. She said she thinks pedestrian and vehicular traffic is overrated on this block. She said six school children live on their block and described their routes to school. She said vehicular traffic is virtually non-existent during the day. The residents on the street are aware that there are no sidewalks and drive at an appropriate speed. Non-residents are rare and maintain a low speed due to the “No Outlet” signs posted at the entrance to the block. She said she has lived on Downers Drive for 33 years. Neither vehicular nor pedestrian traffic patterns have changed during that time. She said sidewalks are not a guarantee for safety. They would be burdensome to the residents who do not want them. She said she lives in a very unusual section of Downers Grove. Block sizes are large and traffic is low. It is a wonderfully quiet, rural area in an highly urbanized Village. Sidewalks create an eyesore and will not be productive. They cost money that could be spent in an area where there is a definite need. She said she acknowledges the importance of sidewalks as a means of safe pedestrian traffic; however, she does not believe the safety of the pedestrians on this stretch of roadway is compromised without sidewalk accessibility. She invited the Council members to observe her street. She requested that the Council consider putting the installation of sidewalks on Downers Drive on hold for three to five years.

3. A citizen from 10656 Court, said he owns two houses on Downers Drive. He said traffic is minimal. He said there are very few cars and children. He said another issue relates to storm water that the Village cannot address as there are no storm sewers. Sidewalks will exacerbate the problem. He said no one on the street wants sidewalks.

The Mayor said the sidewalk matrix on the agenda tonight refers to additional criteria to be added to the matrix next year.

The citizen said there is another section of street one block further down on Chicago that needs sidewalks to be completed.

Commissioner Gilbert asked if the engineering for the stretch of Downers Drive has been done.

Jack Bajor, Director of Public Works, said he will look into it. He said they have the basic design data but not the designs themselves.

5. Public Hearings

6. Consent Agenda

COR00 -00505 Claim Ordinance: No. 5382, Payroll, May 18, 2001 Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

COR00 -00506 Claim Ordinance: No. 5383, Payroll, June 1, 2001 Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BIL00 -00507 List of Bills Payable: No. 5384a, May 31, 2001 (FY2000/01) No. 5384b, May 31, 2001 (FY2001/02) Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BID00 -00510 Bid: Award Standard PC Purchase for 2001-02 to Dell Computers Sponsors: Information Services A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Computers

BID00 -00511 Bid: $23,415 for Village’s Share of 2001 Business and Village Directory Sponsors: Manager’s Office A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Business & Village Directory

BID00 -00512 Bid: $59,111 to WareHouse Direct for 2001/02 Office Supplies Sponsors: Finance A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Office Supplies

BID00 -00513 Bid: Award Maintenance Contract to Team Mechanical Sponsors: Deputy Village Manager A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: HVAC Maintenance

BID00 -00514 Bid: Award Contract to Midwest Office Interiors, Willowbrook, for Police Department Office Stations Sponsors: Deputy Village Manager A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Police Department

BID00 -00517 Bid: $102,921.49 to Ameritech for Renewal of Ameritech Centrex and Toll Call Rate Contracts Sponsors: Finance A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Ameritech

BID00 -00477 Bid: Award Contract to Pierce Manufacturing for Heavy Rescue Squad and Hydraulic Rescue Tools Sponsors: Fire Department A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Fire Equipment – Rescue Squad Vehicle Passed The Consent Agenda

A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, that the consent agenda be passed. The motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski

7. Active Agenda

ORD00 -00508 Ordinance: Annex 2601 Ogden Avenue to the Village of Downers Grove Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will annex the property commonly known at 2601 Ogden Avenue. Following annexation, this property will be rezoned to B-3, General Service and Highway Business.

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN TERRITORY TO THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS COMMONLY KNOWN AS 2601 OGDEN AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4298 A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Annexation

ORD00 -00497 Ordinance: Rezone 2601 Ogden from County B-1 to Village B-3 Sponsors: Zoning Board of Appeals Summary of Item: At their meeting of March 28, 2001, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the property commonly known as 2601 Ogden Avenue be rezoned from R-1 Single Family Residence to B-3 General Service and Highway Business.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE ZONING ORDINANCE OF THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS, CODIFIED AS CHAPTER 28 OF THE DOWNERS GROVE MUNICIPAL CODE , AS AMENDED TO REZONE 2601 OGDEN AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4299 A motion was made by Commissioner Zabloudil, seconded by Commissioner Schnell, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Rezone 2601 Ogden – County B-1 to Village B-3

RES00 -00509 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Downers Grove Sanitary District Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an intergovernmental agreement between the Village of Downers Grove and the Downers Grove Sanitary District for sanitary sewer rehabilitation on Second Street.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND THE DOWNERS GROVE SANITARY DISTRICT

RESOLUTION 2001 -50 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Sanitary District, Storm Sewers

MOT00 -00499 Motion: Authorize Sidewalk Matrix Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of March 20, 2001, the Parking & Traffic Commission recommended to expand the Sidewalk Matrix plan by utilizing the following additional criteria when determining sidewalk needs throughout the Village: 85th percentile Speed, State Hazard Bussing Present, Blind Hills Posted, Proximity to Parks (expanded from two parks to ten), Existing Sidewalk and to eliminate the Original List by Petition.

Motion to adopt the Parking & Traffic Commission Sidewalk Priority Classification dated March 21, 2001. The Mayor thanked the Parking & Traffic Commission for their work. A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Authorize this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Sidewalk Construction

ORD00 -00498 Ordinance: Amend Setback Provisions for Ogden Avenue Sponsors: Zoning Commission Summary of Item: This will amend certain provisions of the Zoning Ordinance to reduce minimum setback requirements for parking and vehicle display areas only on the intersecting street sides of corner lots in the B-3 and M-1 zoning districts along Ogden Avenue.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SETBACK PROVISIONS FOR OGDEN AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4303 Commissioner Gilbert moved to adopt an ordinance amending the setback requirements for Ogden Avenue as presented.

Commissioner Zabloudil seconded.

Commissioner Tully said he was not necessarily against the setback requirements outlined in the ordinance, but he has concerns about whether the Council is in alignment with the Zoning Commission on this issue. He recommended briefly deferring this ordinance in order to meet with the Zoning Commission and reach alignment on this issue.

The Mayor said there are currently two boards that do not agree. The Economic Development is endorsing this in addition to the Gruen and Gruen report and the Zoning Commission is against the proposed ordinance. If the Council agrees with one of these boards, there is still a board out of alignment.

Commissioner Tully said he was not sure the Zoning Commission could not be brought into alignment with the Economic Development Commission and the Gruen and Gruen report. He suggested meeting with the Zoning Commission. If the Zoning Commission does not ultimately agree with the recommendation put forth by staff and the Economic Development Commission, Commissioner Tully said he would be prepared to make a decision.

Commissioner Schnell said she has a problem disagreeing with a board when they are unanimously against the request. In this case, the Zoning Commission was unanimously against the proposal. She said she was not sure they were against the proposal, but that they wanted to comment on certain matters and they want this matter reviewed. The Zoning Commission is the body that reviews text amendments. It is their job to make the recommendation to the Council. Members of the Zoning Commission have pointed out that there has been some redevelopment along Ogden Avenue using the current criteria to the benefit of the community. Commissioner Schnell said her concern is that the ordinance proposes an eight foot setback which could be reduced to a four foot setback with variances. She said a four foot setback would not be acceptable to her under any situation. Currently it is 25’ setback which could go to 12’ with variances. Further, Commissioner Schnell said she has sight distance concerns, especially with larger streets coming off of Ogden. She said she would like these reviewed regardless of the vote outcome.

Commissioner Gilbert said he can support Commissioner Tully’s suggestion, but he would like to see it limited to a two-week interval.

Commissioner Gilbert amended his motion to table this item for two weeks until the next business meeting.

Commissioner Zabloudil seconded the amended motion.

Commissioner Schnell questioned whether the meeting can take place in two weeks. She asked if a member of the EDC would be in attendance.

Mayor Krajewski said Council had discussed having a member of the EDC sit on the Zoning Commission, Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals in the future.

Commissioner McConnell agreed with deferring this matter for two weeks. She said she does not have an issue with the eight foot setback; however, she said the bigger issue is the communication between the boards and the Council and boards. This issue needs to be addressed as it is a symptom of a problem.

Mayor Krajewski said ten years ago the setback was eight feet. It was expanded to 25 feet. Ogden Avenue has been growing at a much slower rate than the rest of the Village. Council has taken actions such as implementing a TIF on Ogden Avenue to try to address this. The Gruen and Gruen report states that it is not economically feasible for businesses with those restrictions to make changes to their property. What started out as good intentions has resulted in a lack of development as it is cost prohibitive and the status quo has been maintained.

Commissioner Tully reiterated that he was not against the setback per se, but he said he thought it would be a good investment in communications, particularly if this can be done within the next two weeks. A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Table to a Date Certain this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully and Commissioner Zabloudil Nay: Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Zoning Ordinance – Setbacks

MOT00 -00519 Motion: Approve Community Grants Recommended by the Community Grants Committee Sponsors: Community Grants Summary of Item: Approve the following grants of Hotel Use Tax receipts to be used for expenses as identified by the applicant in the budget submittal, as approved by the Community Grants Committee, at their meeting of May 7, 2001, and the Community Events Commission. These grants are to be paid on a reimbursement basis upon submittal of paid receipts.

AAUW – Book Sale Support – $3,200 DG Choral Society Season – $10,000 DG Concert Association Season – $10, 000 DG Downtown Management – Founders Day & Hospitality Sunday – $3,200 DG Downtown Management – Fine Arts Festival – $4,500 DG Friends of the Library Storybook Parade – $300 DG Historical Society Cemetery Project – $3,300 DG Junior Women’s Club – July 4th Float – $325 DG Kiwanis – East Egg Hunt – $800 DG Roadrunners – July 4th Float – $500 DG Rotary Club – Halloween Window Painting – $1,250 DG Swim & Racquet Club – July 4th Float – $500 Grove Players – Season Advertising – $3,000 Knights of Columbus – Float & Flags – $950 Maple Hill Recreation – July 4th Float – $500 Midwest Ballet Nutcracker Costumes – $2,000 Our Town Productions – $3,000 VOX Caelestis – $2,000 West Suburban Humane Society – Walkathon – $4,900 Indian Boundary YMCA – 5K – $1,500 Indian Boundary YMCA – Y-Games – $1,200 Administrative Costs – $575

Total – $57,500 The Mayor said the YMCA held a 5K race on Saturday involving 300 participants. It commemorated the 150th anniversary of the YMCA with the world’s largest run. YMCAs across the country participated. The money raised in Downers Grove will support the Downers Grove YMCA scholarship fund.

Commissioner Gilbert complimented the Community Grants Committee and thanked them for their work. A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Authorize this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Community Grants

ORD00 -00518 Ordinance: Annex 1903 Maple Avenue to the Village of Downers Grove Sponsors: Planning Services Summary of Item: This will annex the property commonly known as 1903 Maple Avenue. Following annexation, this property will remain zoned R-1, Single family residential.

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN TERRITORY TO THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS COMMONLY KNOWN AS 1903 MAPLE AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4300 A motion was made by Commissioner Zabloudil, seconded by Commissioner Schnell, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Annexation

ORD00 -00520 Ordinance: Create a Theater Liquor License Classification Sponsors: Liquor Commission Summary of Item: This will create one Class “T” full liquor license in that sales are authorized during contracted theater rentals in theater facility within the Central Business District.

AN ORDINANCE CREATING A THEATER LIQUOR LICENSE CLASSIFICATION

ORDINANCE NO . 4301 Commissioner Tully said he appreciated the efforts of the staff and the Tivoli on this matter. He wished the Tivoli many wonderful events. A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Liquor Ordinance Amendments

RES00 -00521 Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with S.B. Friedman & Company Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will authorize an agreement between the Village of Downers Grove and S.B. Friedman & Company for development advisory services in relation to the Central Business Tax Increment Financing District Redevelopment Plan & Project.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND S .B. FRIEDMAN & COMPANY

RESOLUTION 2001 -51 A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Central Business District

MOT00 -00522 Motion: Award Four-Year Audit Services Agreement to Miller Cooper & Co. Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: Motion to approve an agreement with Miller Cooper & Company as set forth in their proposal for audit services for the Village of Downers Grove FT 200 /01 through 2003/04, as recommended by the Director of Financial Services. The Village Manager is authorized to execute such documents and the Manager and staff are authorized to take such actions as may be necessary to carry out the terms of this motion and the agreement. The total four year cost for this service will be $114,300.00. Commissioner Gilbert noted the modifications addressed earlier by the Village Attorney.

The Mayor thanked staff for the information provided. A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Authorize this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Audit Services

MOT00 -00524 Motion: Professional Services for 2001 General Obligation Bonds – Chapman & Cutler and Northern Trust Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: Motion to authorize an agreement with the law firm of Chapman & Cutler to serve as bond counsel and with the Northern Trust Company to serve as financial advisor for the proposed general obligation tax bond, series 2001. The Village Manager and staff are authorized to execute the letters of engagement and agreements, and to take such actions as may be necessary to carry out the terms of this motion and the agreement.

Adoption of this motion will authorize retention of Chapman & Cutler to act as bond counsel for the 2001 TIF /GO bond issue and authorize retaining the Northern Trust Company to act as financial advisor. A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Authorize this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Bond Issue, Central Business District – Phase IV, Central Business District – Parking Deck, General Obligation Bond Issue – Series 2001

RES00 -00526 Resolution: Authorize Fry’s Electronics, Inc. Economic Development Agreement Sponsors: Economic Development Director Summary of Item: This will authorize a sales tax rebate agreement with Frys Electronics, Inc. to permit Frys to construct improvements necessary for operation of a retail store upon the property located at 3300 Finley Road.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND FRYS ELECTRONICS , INC.

RESOLUTION NO . 2001-52 A motion was made by Commissioner Zabloudil, seconded by Commissioner Schnell, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Sales Tax Rebate, Economic Incentive – Fry’s Electronics, Inc.

ORD00 -00528 Ordinance: Budget Amendment for Fire Rescue Squad Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: This will amend the fiscal year 2001/02 budget to provide for allocation of additional funding to increase the Equipment Replacement Fund of the total Village Budget by $453,311.00.

AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING FOR AN AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE 4286 AND THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001 /02

ORDINANCE NO . 4302 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Budget Amendment – 2001/02

8. Mayor’s Report

1. Mayor Krajewski proclaimed June 10, 2001 as Bud Sherman Day in recognition of his 38 years of service to the community as a Downers Grove Park District Commissioner. The Mayor said an event will be held on Sunday to honor Mr. Sherman for his achievements.

2. The American Cancer Society Woodgrove Unit, including Downers Grove, Woodridge, Darien and Westmont, held their annual Relay for Life at Downers Grove North High School this past weekend. They raised over $100,000 through this event.

3. The Mayor said he was recently invited to Pierce Downer School to meet with the Student Council and their problem-solving group. Pierce Downer is the only school in the Downers Grove school district that has a problem-solving group comprised of 4th, 5th, and 6th graders. This is the first year Pierce Downer has implemented this program. They participated in the state competition at Illinois State University. They won 2nd and 3rd place in competitions. He said they have good advice for solving problems such as looking at smaller solutions leading to overall solutions and then voting. He congratulated the students on their efforts.

4. Mayor Krajewski presented Commissioner Zabloudil with a Certificate of Appreciation for serving as a member of the Economic Development Commission. He congratulated Commissioner Zabloudil on his efforts with the EDC and noted that he was co-winner of the Golden Shovel Award. Commissioner Zabloudil resigned his position after his election to the Village Council.

Commissioner Zabloudil said it was a pleasure to serve on the EDC . There is a great group of people working on the EDC .

Materials to be Received – Minutes

Library Board – 4/25/01 & 5/9/01 Plan Commission – 5/1/01 Zoning Board of Appeals – 4/25/01 Zoning Commission – 6/5/01 A motion was made by Commissioner Gilbert, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Note Receipt Of this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Materials to be Received – Monthly Reports

Materials to be Placed on File

9. Manager’s Report

The Manager said the new Council met last Friday for an all day retreat to discuss a number of issues. Staff was invited to attend the afternoon session. He said it is important that citizens understand the commitment the Council has to the community. The Council has agreed to meet on a quarterly basis. The next meeting will be in September.

10. Attorney’s Report

The Attorney said he had no items to present although he noted there are four items on the future active agenda that have not been set with a date.

Future Active Agenda

ORD00 -00373 Ordinance: Refund of GO Bonds Series 1996 and 2000 Sponsors: Finance Indexes: General Obligation Bond – Refund

ORD00 -00527 Ordinance: Provide for the Issuance of Phase IV CBD Bonds Indexes: Bond Issue

ORD00 -00389 Ordinance: Amend Parking Restrictions on Brookbank Road Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 17, 2001, the Parking & Traffic Commission unanimously recommended to amend Section 14-031.1 of the Village Code to allow parking in the marked parking stalls on the west side of Brookbank north of 63rd Street.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON BROOKBANK ROAD

ORDINANCE NO . 4305 Indexes: Parking Restrictions – Brookbank Road

ORD00 -00428 Ordinance: Amend Open Burning Restrictions Sponsors: Village Attorney Indexes: Open Burning

11. Committee Standing Reports

Public Safety Committee

Commissioner Gilbert said they have met with regard to radios. The Fire Department radios have not functioned according to expectations. Council has received information about a new radio. This is a budget neutral swap that will fix the problem. The Committee will meet again in approximately one week. He said the committee briefly discussed their relationship with SEDCOM , which will be the subject of a future agenda.

Public Works Committee

Commissioner Schnell said the Public Works Committee will meet every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Village Hall. The Committee met tonight to discuss several issues. The main issues currently are CBD compaction, infrastructure and safety downtown. She encouraged citizens to attend the Committee meetings. They will be looking at Franklin and Main stormwater issues, etc., and will set priorities. The agendas will be available on-line. She thanked Jack Bajor for his work.

Finance Committee

Commissioner McConnell said their first meeting was held last week. They will be meeting the first and third Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. in the Village Hall. They wrote a mission statement. Their focus will be to look at the downtown TIF to put together a tool to analyze the impact of various activities. They will also look at ways to assist the Economic Development Commission as they look at incentives. Further, they will look at modifying and enhancing the monthly reports to give the Council and residents more detail.

12. Council Member Reports and New Business

Commissioner Tully said the Public Works Committee will be trying to get more information from various agencies, including Metra and state agencies, regarding the Belmont Underpass Project. They will pass that information on to the residents. Even though the Village is not driving those projects, the Committee will step up efforts to gain information to share with the residents. They will attempt to report out on this issue during standing committee report.

Mayor Krajewski said Metra will be meeting on Monday with the Village Manager and staff.

Commissioner Gilbert said there are 16 days left until the Heritage Festival. The presale tickets are on sale now through June 20, 2001. The cost is $19.00 for 40 tickets.

Commissioner Gilbert said he is pleased with the success with the changes to the Council procedures including the standing committees and the Mayor Pro Tem. He complimented the Acting Village Manager and staff on the retreat. He said it was well run and productive.

Commissioner Zabloudil said he will be in the dunk tank at Heritage Festival on Saturday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for the Downers Grove Newcomer’s Group.

With respect to the Brew Festival, Commissioner Zabloudil complimented the Police Department on the way they handled matters.

13. Adjournment

Commissioner Zabloudil moved to adjourn. Commissioner Tully seconded.

VOTE : YEA – Commissioners Zabloudil, Tully, McConnell, Gilbert, Schnell, Mayor Krajewski, NAY – None

Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 7:31p.m.