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May 07, 2002

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 Thomas Sisul, Commissioner Marilyn Schnell, Commissioner Martin Tully, Commissioner Mark Zabloudil and Mayor Brian Krajewski Non Voting: Village Manager Riccardo Ginex, Village Attorney Enza Petrarca and Village Clerk April Holden

Mayor Krajewski said he would like to remind everyone present that the Council meeting is broadcast over the local FM radio station, WDGC . In addition, a tape recording and videotape of the meeting are being made using Village owned equipment. The videotape of the meeting will be used for later rebroadcast of the Council meeting over the Village cable television Channel 6.

The Council will follow the rules of conduct for this meeting as provided in Sec. 2.5 of the Downers Grove Municipal Code. These offer the public the opportunity to comment at several points in the meeting. First, immediately following approval of the minutes of the past meetings, an opportunity will be given for public comments and questions on the active agenda items for this evening’s meeting. Following this, an opportunity is given for public comments and questions on any subject. Finally, if a public hearing is scheduled for this meeting, an opportunity is given for public comments and questions related to the subject of the hearing.

The Mayor stated that at the appropriate time the presiding officers will ask if there are any comments from the public. If anyone wishes to speak, the individual should raise their hand to be recognized and, after acknowledgment from the presiding officer, approach the microphone and state their name and address. He stated that remarks be limited to five minutes, and asked that individuals refrain from making repetitive statements.

The Mayor said there are agendas located on either side of the Council Chambers, and he invited the audience to pick up an agenda and follow the progress of the Council meeting.

3. Minutes of Workshop and Council Meetings

Executive Session Minutes for Approval Only – March 9, 2002 and April 16, 2002 Council Meeting – April 16, 2002 Workshop Meeting – April 23, 2002 There being no additions or corrections to the minutes, Mayor Krajewski said they would be filed as submitted.

Learn Not to Burn Program

Mayor Krajewski introduced Fire Chief Ruscetti and Fire Prevention Officer Marsha Giesler who were in attendance to present awards for the Learn Not to Burn program.

Ms. Geisler introduced Mrs. Carbone’s 4th Grade class from St. Joseph’s School, which were the First Place winners in the Learn Not to Burn program. She noted that Sister Dorothy, principal of the School, was also present. Ms. Geisler then gave a brief history of the type of Fire Prevention programs which are presented in 17 schools in the Village on a yearly basis with the children from 3rd grade on. The Poster Contest is judged by the firefighters. Decisions are based on 1) how many fire safety tips the children had; 2) most creative/most original; and 3) neatest/most artistic. Mayor Krajewski then read the list of winners:

  • 1st Place: St. Joseph School – Mrs. Carbone
  • 2nd Place: Pierce Downer – Mrs. Taylor
  • 3rd Place: Lester – Mrs. Diehl and Mrs. Brennan
  • 4th Place: Hillcrest – Mrs. Williams
  • 5th Place: Avery Coonley – Group 4

The Mayor presented certificates and a plaque to the first place winners.

4. Public Comments and Questions

A. Comments and Questions on Active Agenda

There were none.

B. Comments and Questions on General Matters

Jack McGuire, 1425 Gilbert, said that Gilbert Avenue is being dug up. Holes were filled with gravel, however, they have sunk already. He said that they are dangerous for tires. The Mayor said he thought the one on Gilbert seemed OK, but the ones on Dunham were very deep. Mr. McGuire disagreed about the condition of the one on Gilbert and said they should be fixed. The Mayor said the roads were closed down to through traffic over the weekend.

5. Public Hearings

6. Consent Agenda

COR00 -00903 Claim Ordinance: No. 5427, Payroll, April 19, 2002 Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BIL00 -00904 List of Bills Payable: No. 5427, May 7, 2002 Sponsors: Accounting Commissioner Gilbert questioned item DM-250. A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BID00 -00886 Bid: Award $666,243.35 to Infrastructure Construction Services for 2002 Water Main Improvements, Project #04-02 Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This is for a not-to-exceed amount of $666,243.35 plus a 10% contingency of $66,624.34. A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Water Main Improvements

BID00 -00887 Bid: Award Contract Extensions to K-Five Constructions Corporation and Harry W. Kuhn, Inc. for FY 2002 /03 for Supply of Bituminous Cold Mix and Bituminous Concrete Mix Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: Not to exceed amount of $3,500 for cold mix and $71,000 for hot mix. A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Public Works – Cement and Concrete Materials

BID00 -00888 Bid: Award Contract Extension to K-Five Construction Corporation for FY 2002 /03 for Liquid Asphalt Cement Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: 9,000 Gallons at $1.70 per gallon A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Public Works – Cement and Concrete Materials

BID00 -00889 Bid: Award Contract Not to Exceed $15,525.00 to Boughton Trucking and Materials, Inc. for FY 2002 /03 Supply of Crushed Limestone Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Public Works – Crushed Limestone & Ready Mix Concrete

BID00 -00890 Bid: Award Contracts Not to Exceed $20,611.00 to Meyer Material and Harry W. Kuhn for FY 2002 /03 Supply of Ready Mix Concrete Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Public Works – Crushed Limestone & Ready Mix Concrete

BID00 -00891 Bid: Award Contract for FY 2002 /03 Roadside Ditching to Western Gradall Corporation Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: $105.00 per hour for approximately 200 hours A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Public Works Storm Drainage & Pavement Division

ORD00 -00892 Bid: Award Contracts to Kieft Brothers, Inc. and Neenah Foundry Co. for FY 2002 /03 Construction Castings, Frames & Grates for a Total of $15,250.00. Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Adopt this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Public Works Storm Drainage & Pavement Division

BID00 -00893 Bid: Award $36,800.00 to Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management, Inc. for FY 2002/03 Mosquito Abatement Sponsors: Code Services A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Clarke Environmental Mosquito Management, Inc., Mosquito Abatement Program

BID00 -00908 Bid: Award $30,000 to Gulf Insurance Company for $10,000,000 of Excess Liability Insurance Sponsors: Human Resources A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Insurance – Risk Management Passed The Consent Agenda

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

7. Active Agenda

RES00 -00894 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Agreement re: 2002 USPRO and Inline Championship Races Sponsors: Tourism and Events Commission Summary of Item: The Tourism & Events Commission recommended approval of an agreement between the Village and Chicago Special Events for the hosting for the US Pro and Inline Championship Races in Downers Grove. This will also authorize a grant of hotel use tax receipts to Chicago Special Events Management in an amount not to exceed $21,000.00 for the race

A RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT OF NOT MORE THAN $21,000 AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH CHICAGO SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGEMENT FOR HOSTING THE 2002 USPRO AND INLINE CHAMPIONSHIP RACES

RESOLUTION 2002 -37 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Visitors Bureau – Pro Criterium Bike Race, Tourism and Events Commission, Bike Race

RES00 -00895 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Agreement with American Land Management Corporation for the Lease of Parking Spaces for the Village’s Park and Ride Program Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an agreement between the Village of Downers Grove and American Land Management Corporation for the lease of parking spaces at the Fairview Plaza Shopping Center for the Village’s Park and Ride Program.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH AMERICAN LAND MANAGEMENT CORPORATION FOR THE LEASE OF PARKING SPACES FOR THE VILLAGE ’S PARK AND RIDE PROGRAM

RESOLUTION 2002 -38 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Park & Ride – Fairview Plaza Shopping Center

RES00 -00896 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the County of DuPage for the Purchase of Gasoline, Diesel Fuel and Compressed Natural Gas Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This will approve an intergovernmental agreement with DuPage County for the joint purchase of gasoline, diesel fuel and compressed natural gas.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND THE COUNTY OF DUPAGE FOR THE PURCHASE OF GASOLINE , DIESEL FUEL AND COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS

RESOLUTION 2002 -39 The Mayor asked whether there was a training program. Commissioner Zabloudil said he spoke with Jack Bajor who told him there is a program put in place by the Public Works team for the authorized training of anyone coming on the Village property to dispense the gasoline, diesel fuel and compressed natural gas. Commissioner Zabloudil said he is satisfied that the right program is in place. 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: CNG Fueling Facility, DuPage County, Public Works – Fueling Facility

RES00 -00897 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Lisle for the Purchase of Natural Gas, Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This will approve an intergovernmental agreement with the Village of Lisle for the joint purchase of gasoline, diesel fuel and compressed natural gas.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND THE VILLAGE OF LISLE FOR THE PURCHASE OF NATURAL GAS , GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL

RESOLUTION 2002 -40 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: CNG Fueling Facility, Public Works – Fueling Facility, Village of Lisle

RES00 -00898 Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with the Indian Boundary YMCA to Jointly Conduct the 2002 Downers Grove Farmers’ Market Sponsors: Deputy Village Manager Summary of Item: This will approve the 2002 Farmers’ Market agreement between the Village and the Indian Boundary YMCA .

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND THE INDIAN BOUNDARY YMCA TO JOINTLY CONDUCT THE 2002 DOWNERS GROVE FARMERS ’ MARKET

RESOLUTION 2002 -41 Mayor Krajewski said that the YMCA will advertise to inform residents about the change of location for June 29 during Heritage Festival weekend when the Farmers’ Market will be held at the YMCA . He also said this would be advertised on the Village’s cable station as well as the Village Corner. 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Farmers’ Market

ORD00 -00899 Ordinance: Annex 2600 Burlington Avenue Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will annex the property commonly known as 2600 Burlington 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 2600 BURLINGTON AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4402 A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Sisul, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Annexation

RES00 -00900 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Agreement for Legal Services with Linda S. Pieczynski Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an agreement with Linda S. Pieczynski for the prosecution of Village ordinance violations in the Downers Grove Field Court from May 1, 2002, through November 30, 2002.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH LINDA S . PIECZYNSKI

RESOLUTION 2002 -42 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Village Prosecutor – Linda Pieczynski

RES00 -00901 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Agreement for Legal Services with Michael F. McMahon Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an agreement with Michael F. McMahon for the prosecution of DUI violations in the courts of DuPage County, Illinois, from May 1, 2002, through November 30, 2002.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR LEGAL SERVICES WITH MICHAEL F . McMAHON

RESOLUTION 2002 -43 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: DUI Prosecutions

RES00 -00902 Resolution: Authorize Execution of a Sidewalk Cafe License Agreement with Founders Hill Brewing Company Sponsors: Liquor Commission Summary of Item: This will authorize a license agreement with Founders Hill Brewing Company to permit and regulate the operation of a sidewalk cafe on public property.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A SIDEWALK CAFE LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND FOUNDERS HILL BREWING COMPANY

RESOLUTION 2002 -44 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Founders Hill, Sidewalk Cafes

RES00 -00765 Resolution: Authorize Annexation Agreement with Sievers Development Company for Certain Property Located South of 63rd and West of Fairview Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an agreement between the Village of Downers Grove and Sievers Development Company which sets forth certain conditions for the property located south of 63rd Street and west of Fairview Avenue in connection with the annexation of said property into the Village of Downers Grove.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND SIEVERS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY FOR CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED SOUTH OF 63RD STREET AND WEST OF FAIRVIEW AVENUE A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Deny this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Annexation/Water Service – West Side of Fairview, South of 63rd, Annexation/Water Service - 6320 Fairview

ORD00 -00764 Ordinance: Annex West Side of Fairview, South of 63rd Street to the Village of Downers Grove, Illinois Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will annex the property located on the west side of Fairview Avenue approximately 217 feet south of 63rd Street. Following annexation, this property will be rezoned to B-2 General Business District.

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING THE WEST SIDE OF FAIRVIEW , SOUTH OF 63RD STREET TO THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Deny this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Annexation, Annexation-6320 Fairview

ORD00 -00766 Ordinance: Rezone West Side of Fairview, South of 63rd from County R-4 to Village B-2 Sponsors: Zoning Board of Appeals Summary of Item: At their meeting of December 5, 2001, the Zoning Board of Appeals recommended 3:2 that the property located on the west side of Fairview Avenue approximately 217 feet south of 63rd Street (PIN 09-20-209-007) be rezoned from R-1 Single Family Residence District to B-2 General Retail Business District.

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 THE PROPERTY LOCATED ON THE WEST SIDE OF FAIRVIEW AVENUE APPROXIMATELY 217 FEET SOUTH OF 63RD STREET (PIN 09-20-209-007) A motion was made, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Deny this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Rezone West Side of Fairview, South of 63rd, Rezone 6320 Fairview

RES00 -00778 Resolution: Amend the Fee Waiver Policy Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will amend policy guidelines related to fee waivers.

A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING AN AMENDED POLICY OF THE VILLAGE COUNCIL WITH REGARD TO FEE WAIVERS

RESOLUTION 2002 -45 Commissioner Tully suggested that the Council revisit the concept of having a cap on the amount of fees to be waived. A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Sisul, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Fee Waiver

8. Mayor’s Report

Materials to be Received – Minutes

Economic Development Commission Marketing Committee – April 8, 2002 & April 23, 2002 Finance and Administrative Committee – April 16, 2002 Library Board – April 10, 2002 Zoning Board of Appeals – March 27, 2002 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Note Receipt Of this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski

New Business

The Mayor noted that most of the Village’s Boards and Commission members terms expire on April 30. The Commissioners have interviewed the various candidates for appointment or reappointment to the Village. In addition, he said that another Resolution regarding the State decreasing municipal shares of the photoprocessing tax, as well as a Resolution amending the Child Labor Law are under consideration by the Council for this evening. In order to consider these Resolutions, a motion to waive the one-week waiting period is necessary.

Commissioner Sisul moved to waive the traditional one-week waiting period to discuss new business. Commissioner Gilbert seconded the Motion.

AYES : Commissioners Sisul, Gilbert, Zabloudil, Tully McConnell, Schnell, Mayor Krajewski

Mayor Krajewski declared the Motion carried.

The Village Clerk then read the Resolutions under consideration.

RES00 -00907 Resolution: Appoint and Reappoint Members to Village Boards and Commissions Sponsors: Mayor Summary of Item: Board of Fire and Police Commissioners: Reappoint Keith Killacky as Chairman for a term expiring April 30, 2005

Economic Development Commission: Appoint John Luka, Jr. and Kenneth Bohanon for terms expiring April 30, 2005; Reappoint Jeffrey Bilek, Phil Cullen, Michael Riordan and Michael Ryan for terms expiring April 30, 2005

Electrical Commission: Reappoint Robert Carlson, Curtis Frank, Michael Johnson and Phil Ruscetti for terms expiring April 30, 2003

Human Service Commission: Reappoint David Schumacher for a term expiring April 30, 2005

Library Board of Trustees: Reappoint Stephen Daniels as President of the Board for a term expiring April 30, 2008

Liquor Commission: Appoint Diana Brodman Summers for a term expiring April 30, 2005; Reappoint Michael Kubes for a term expiring April 30, 2005

Parking and Traffic Commission: Appoint Walter Carlquist for a term expiring April 30, 2005; Reappoint Ross Johnson as Chair for a term expiring April 30, 2005; Reappoint Mark Yeksigian for a term expiring April 30, 2005

Plan Commission: Appoint George Nicholaou for a term expiring April 30, 2005; Reappoint Mark Griesbaum and Ronald Waechtler for terms expiring April 30, 2005

Stormwater and Flood Plain Oversight Committee: Reappoint Donald Eckmann as Chair for a term expiring April 30, 2006

Technology Commission: Reappoint Marc Kopata and Will Hutchinson for terms expiring April 30, 2006

Zoning Board of Appeals: Appoint Donald Baker for a term expiring April 30, 2007; Reappoint Charles Lukas for a term expiring April 30, 2007

Zoning Commission: Appoint Donald Baker as the representative from the Zoning Board of Appeals for a term expiring April 30, 2006; Reappoint Kent Steele for a term expiring April 30, 2006

RESOLUTION APPOINTING AND REAPPOINTING MEMBERS TO VILLAGE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

RESOLUTION 2002 -46 Commissioner Gilbert said that three members of the Liquor Commission were in attendance. He introduced Mike Kubes, Marilynn Gerloff, Diana Summers and provided some information on each of the Commissioners.

Mayor Krajewski thanked all the residents who volunteered their time to sit on the Boards and Commissions, and thanked the Council members for taking time to review all of the resumes from potential volunteers. A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Boards and Commissions

RES00 -00906 Resolution: State Income Tax and Photoprocessing Tax Shared with Municipalities Sponsors: Manager’s Office Summary of Item: RESOLUTION CONCERNING STATE INCOME TAX AND PHOTOPROCESSING TAX SHARED WITH MUNICIPALITIES

RESOLUTION 2002 -47 Mayor Krajewski said that the Village income tax is spread on a per-capita basis, and this potential change will impact the Village. A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: State Income Tax

RES00 -00909 Resolution: Amend Child Labor Law Providing Relief for Youth Officials, Umpires and Referees Sponsors: Manager’s Office Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO AMEND THE CHILD LABOR LAW PROVIDING RELIEF FOR YOUTH OFFICIALS , UMPIRES AND REFEREES

RESOLUTION 2002 -48 Mayor Krajewski asked the Village Manager to send a copy of this Resolution to the City of Darien. He said he received some information over the weekend from the County Board members and asked that copies of that be distributed to the Council members. A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Gilbert, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Gilbert, Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Child Labor Law Proclamations and Other New Business

Mayor Krajewski declared the month of May, 2002 as Motorcycle Awareness Month in the Village.

Mayor Krajewski proclaimed May 10, 2002 as Provider Appreciation Day in the Village in recognition of child care providers.

The Mayor congratulated the PTA Executive Board Recognition Dinner honoring 17 retiring teachers. He also congratulated the officers of the Board. He said they are going down to Springfield tomorrow to lobby on the State Income Tax and Photoprocessing Tax issue.

Mayor Krajewski said that Representative Patti Bellock took the Downers Grove South football team through the Capitol in Springfield, and introduced them to the Governor. He thanked her for providing this experience to the football team members.

The Mayor said that this weekend was the opening of Little League Baseball, and as part of opening day they invited Fire and Police Officers to throw out the first pitches of the opening games in honor of Local Heroes Day.

Mayor Krajewski said he and some Council members attended the 40th anniversary celebration of the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference on Friday evening. He said some of the past presidents were also invited to the celebration. He then read a letter received from former Village Mayor Frank Houck regarding the DMMC .

9. Manager’s Report

Manager Ginex said that last Monday he, Mayor Krajewski, Commissioner Schnell and Stan Balicki, Manager of Fleet Services attended an awards breakfast for the Illinois Green Fleet in Chicago. The Village received a plaque and a check for $26,368 in rebates for natural gas vehicles. He explained the program to introduce environmentally friendly vehicles to the municipal fleet.

The Manager then recognized Sgt. Karmia and Officers Maly, Dutton, Piszczek, Wolfe, Andler and Rountree who are involved in a program to distribute cell phones to seniors. So far, they have distributed 600 cell phones to seniors to provide 911 service to the seniors. They are given out to the elderly and those people with physical disabilities. He said that one of the officers formerly worked for a phone company, and was able to get 200 cell phones donated by his former employer. Officer Roundtree also worked with students at Downers Grove South high school for obtaining another 150 used cell phones.

The Manager then announced that one of the Cable TV employees, Paul Shirey will be leaving the Village on Thursday. Manager Ginex said Paul has worked with the Village’s cable TV station for three years. He has enlisted in the United States Army and leaves for training on May 24. The Manager said that Paul has done excellent work for the Village, and naturally exhibits the six pillars of citizenship. He leaves the department in very good shape, and the Village wishes him well.

10. Attorney’s Report

Future Active Agenda

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

11. Committee Standing Reports

Public Services Committee

Commissioner Schnell said they met this evening and discussed Public Works contracts and contract extensions. She said that about 56% contracts of Public Works are eligible for contract extensions. She said the philosophy behind this is to give a good product at a reasonable price to the Village. She noted that staff does talk to different vendors to make sure that the extensions are competitive. She stated that the Committee will produce a standardized form to distribute the information they receive as a result of their vendor surveys.

Commissioner Schnell said they also discussed the tree donation program, such as done by the Park District. She said that a program could be offered to the residents who might want to donate a tree in honor of a loved one, or as a donation to the Village. The donor would receive a certificate acknowledging the donation.

Finance and Administrative Committee

Commissioner McConnell said they met this evening and discussed the Health Plan and accounting questions that had been raised. In addition, they discussed a change in the ownership of the health consultant company the Village is working with. Staff has been asked to determine the viability of the new owners to assure that they will meet the commitments made to the Village.

Commissioner McConnell said the Committee discussed the State revenue issue which was earlier discussed in the Resolution approved by the Council, in terms of the impact on the Village and initiatives that can be taken to prepare for the changes.

Commissioner McConnell stated that the Committee also covered the topic of the collection of new revenue, as well as collection of unpaid revenues. She said the Village has to work at collecting the monies owed to it.

12. Council Member Reports and New Business

Commissioner Sisul congratulated Paul on his enlistment in the Army. He thinks Paul is a good role model for other youngsters.

Commissioner McConnell said that last Tuesday Downers Grove Township sponsored their annual Youth Forum which focused on character and Character Counts. Students from several schools were asked how character and the pillars applied to their lives. She said it was an interesting discussion. Problematic issues included alcohol, drugs, and living up to expectations. They also spoke about some of the best people in their lives being grandparents because they make them feel good.

Commissioner McConnell said that the Character Counts Initiative meeting will be held tomorrow evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Committee Room instead of the Public Works facility.

Mayor Krajewski said that the new fire rescue truck has arrived. He thanked the Senators and Representatives who helped provide the funding for the truck. He then described the equipment, saying many fire chiefs from around the area came to look at the truck, as it is the only one of its kind in the area.

The Mayor thanked Puffer-Hefty School for inviting him to their Government Day with Congressman Biggert. He congratulated St. Joseph’s 4th grade class on winning the poster contest as well. He said that about six communities received awards Friday for their work in environmental programs. He said the Village was designated as a 3-star Green Fleet, as was the Forest Preserve.

The Mayor again thanked the Council for their work on reviewing resumes and interviewing candidates for the Boards and Commissions.

13. Adjournment

Commissioner Sisul moved to adjourn to Executive Session pursuant to Section 2©(5) of the Open Meetings Act to consider the purchase of real estate, and Section 2©(11) of the Open Meetings Act to consider litigation affecting the Village. Commissioner Gilbert seconded.

VOTE : YEA – Commissioners Sisul, Gilbert, Zabloudil, Tully, McConnell, Schnell, Mayor Krajewski

Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried and the Council convened into Executive Session at 7:31p.m