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May 21, 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 Thomas Sisul, Commissioner Marilyn Schnell, Commissioner Martin Tully, Commissioner Mark Zabloudil and Mayor Brian Krajewski Absent: Commissioner Michael Gilbert 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

Council Meeting – May 7, 2002 Workshop Meeting – May 14, 2002 Commissioner McConnell said she forwarded her corrections to the Village Clerk.

Swearing In of New Police Officers

Village Clerk April Holden swore in Steven Miller and Lisa Alghini, two new police officers. Recognition of Community Oriented Policing Volunteers

Barbara Leiber, Director, Social and Health Services, introduced the community-oriented Police Officer Volunteers who worked with the Autumn Grove and Arbor Park communities. She thanked them and the community team workers for their contribution in making those communities safer and healthier places to live. The Mayor then presented the volunteers with certificates of appreciation for their efforts.

4. Public Comments and Questions

A. Comments and Questions on Active Agenda

There were none.

B. Comments and Questions on General Matters

Therese Lohse, 6312 Walnut Avenue in unincorporated Suburban Estates, said she received a fax from John Perry, Manager of the Village of Woodridge. Ms. Lohse said that unincorporated areas pay taxes to the DuPage Water Commission, and this year the Commission is collecting $33 million in sales tax from DuPage County. Ms. Lohse said she did a study of the community. According to Mr. Perry’s fax, the assets of the Commission are $600 million, and according to her figures, the unincorporated residents of DuPage County since 1985 have paid conservatively $70 million, and they have received zero benefits. Unincorporated areas are good neighbors and subsidize the incorporated areas. She agrees that charter members did pay to get the Commission started, in proportion to the estimate of their water usage, which equaled about $63 million. Ms. Lohse said those charter members also received rebates for the amount they paid, and that is on record. The unincorporated areas have also paid in their fair share and they would like access from the Commission. She said this was taxation without representation. The referendum of 1986 to bring water to DuPage County said nothing about an area having to be annexed to receive water. Ms. Lohse said that comments made that the unincorporated areas have not paid are untrue. Ms. Lohse also said a legal opinion prepared in the 1990s by Gorski and Good outlined that the practices of the Commission could be challenged in Court. She noted that the Commission has $191 million in its reserve fund, and they have established that they could return $89 million to the municipalities. That includes everyone’s sales tax dollars. Ms. Lohse said that she believes there needs to be serious consideration by the municipalities as to what these practices are doing to people’s lives.

Mayor Krajewski said that no one on this Village Council has said that the unincorporated areas have not paid taxes. The Village gets 1% sales tax, and the Water Commission gets 1/4%. He reviewed the municipal taxes saying the Village has its own 911 system but subsidizes the County system. He agreed that the taxing system does not always seem fair.

Ms. Lohse said the Water Commission lowered its rate to $1.65 from $1.75 per thousand gallons and asked the Mayor whether the rates to the residents have been lowered. The Mayor said that the Village pays the lowest taxes in the area. He noted that the Village’s water fees cover the staffing of the Water Department, as well as replacement of the water mains. He said most other municipalities pay more than the Village. The Village is now also implementing a new water meter system. He noted that the Village’s Water Department is run as its own enterprise fund.

Mr. Lundberg, 5514 Lomond Avenue in unincorporated Downers Grove, said that the Commission has a guaranteed markup on millions of gallons of water. He provided information received from the ILEPA and the USEPA regarding groundwater contamination, noting that most of the areas of contamination are in unincorporated areas of Downers Grove. Both agency’s surveys identified companies that contributed to the source of contamination. He then named numerous companies in and around the Village, and discussed the storm sewer drainoff and numerous types of soil contaminants from these sources. Mr. Lundberg said his information comes from reliable sources and was obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.

Mr. Lundberg said he lives in an area without an infrastructure. He said based on the rebates that the Village receives, the unincorporated residents are asking that the Village use those funds toward the development of such an infrastructure. He said that residents have been meeting on this issue and they are attempting to find how many residents are interested in annexing to the Village and will have the final information ready at the end of the week. He said a petition was circulated and given to the Village, and the Village had not acted upon it.

The Mayor interjected that the Village was asked by Mr. Lundberg and the citizens’ advisory group not to act upon the petition because they wanted to see what the Commission would do. He also noted that Mr. Lundberg had exceeded his amount of allotted presentation time. He said that staff is working on this problem and the USEPA is involved in attempting to identify the source.

Liz Chaplin, 5623 Pershing, said she received a newsletter in the mail from the Village which was addressed to “resident or business occupant.” She said she knew there was a commotion about the Village not spending any money on unincorporated residents, so she said the Village may want to discontinue sending the newsletters to unincorporated areas since it is the Village’s taxpayers’ dollars that are going for the mailings. She also said that there are about 60 households affected by the water contamination in her citizens’ advisory group, and these people are Village residents. Ms. Chaplin stated the Village has 60 of its residents who have been forgotten. Ms. Chaplin also said they have been misrepresented by the Council, and referenced an article in the newspaper in which Commissioner Gilbert said that giving water to unincorporated residents would be like giving water to people in Naperville.

The Mayor interjected that Commissioner Gilbert was referring to the water hook-up fees. Ms. Chaplin responded the residents affected were not asking for the water to be connected for free. They asked what binds their area to the annexation agreement. She said if people want to annex they should be allowed to sign it. The Village is their only source for the water, and she asked that they be allowed to hook up to the water regardless of the annexation agreement. She said these residents are good neighbors who pay taxes and volunteer at the schools, church, and the YMCA . They are asking for consideration to receive water without annexation.

Mary Morrissey-Kochanny said she is with the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids and wanted to address Resolution #936 on the Agenda. She commended Commissioner McConnell and the Council for considering this resolution. Ms. Morrisey said her organization is not-for-profit and works to reduce the number of children addicted to smoking. Statistics show that 2000 children per day become addicted to smoking. This year 19,000 people will die in Illinois from tobacco-related diseases. She said 90% of smokers started smoking before the age of 18. She then reviewed ways to stop addiction which included making the product less addictive, stop aggressive tobacco marketing to children, extend consumer protections to include tobacco products. As of now, there are no regulations regarding what the companies can add to tobacco products. She thanked the Council for considering the resolution and Commissioner McConnell for her support of this program.

The Mayor noted that the Village has been doing control buys for the past two years on tobacco purchases, to educate the business owners as well.

Commissioner McConnell said that the first year of the control buy showed many violations, however those figures have improved. She thanked Ms. Morrisey for coming to the Partnership for Healthier Communities meeting with this resolution.

5. Public Hearings

6. Consent Agenda

COR00 -00931 Claim Ordinance : No. 5429, Payroll, May 3, 2002 Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BIL00 -00932 List of Bills Payable: No. 5430a, May 21, 2002 (FY2001/02) No. 5430b, May 21, 2002 (FY 2002/03) Sponsors: Accounting Commissioner Tully asked for information on Items HU784 and SP 078 . Commissioner McConnell commented that they would be only purchasing two police cars now.

The Mayor questioned item 342 on payments to H. Kuhn regarding watermain breaks and asked whether that should be in the water fund. A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BID00 -00910 Bid: Award $25,779.70 to Braun Event and Tent Rental for 2002 Heritage Festival Sponsors: Tourism and Events Commission A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Heritage Festival 2002

BID00 -00911 Bid: Award $17,084.00 to Elevator Inspection Services for FY 2002 /03 Sponsors: Code Services A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Elevator Inspections

BID00 -00912 Bid: Award Police Uniform Contract to Ray O’Herron Company and Equipment Contract to Constable Police Supply Sponsors: Police Department A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Police Uniforms

BID00 -00913 Bid: Authorize $141,308 to Landmark Ford, Springfield, Illinois for up to Eight Ford Crown Victoria Police Squad Cars Sponsors: Public Works and Police Department A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Police Vehicles

BID00 -00914 Bid: Award $9,466.20 to North Shore Uniform Service for Uniform Items and Outerwear and $5,967.50 to Modern Career Apparel for Uniform Items for Public Works Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Public Works

BID00 -00915 Bid: Award $1,556,923.71 plus 4.8% Contingency of $74,820.00 to Harry W. Kuhn for 2002 Resurfacing Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Street – Resurfacing

BID00 -00916 Bid: Award $135,838.64 plus 5% Contingency of $6,791.00 to AC Pavement Striping Company for 2002 Slurry Seal and Micro-Surface Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Street – Slurry Seal Passed The Consent Agenda

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

7. Active Agenda

ORD00 -00917 Ordinance: Authorize Special Use at Rest Haven West Nursing Home to Permit an Addition to the Existing Structures Sponsors: Zoning Board of Appeals Summary of Item: At their meeting of March 27, 2002, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that a Special Use be granted for Rest Haven West Nursing Home.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SPECIAL USE AT REST HAVEN WEST NURSING HOME TO PERMIT AN ADDITION TO THE EXISTING STRUCTURES

ORDINANCE NO . 4403 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Special Use – Rest Haven, 3450 Saratoga

ORD00 -00918 Ordinance: Authorize Special Use at Midwestern University to Permit an Addition to the Existing Structures Sponsors: Zoning Board of Appeals Summary of Item: At their meeting of March 27, 2002, the Zoning Board of Appeal unanimously recommended that a Special Use be granted for Midwestern University for the construction of a automobile parking structure.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SPECIAL USE AT MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY TO PERMIT AN ADDITION TO THE EXISTING STRUCTURES

ORDINANCE NO . 4404 Commissioner Schnell said they received information regarding the easement area, and the Sanitary District will be allowing the landscaping.

Commissioner Tully commented about the possible additional changes to the landscaping plan, and appreciated the efforts of the University to be environmentally friendly, and care for the gem that is Lyman Woods. 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Special Use – Midwestern University

ORD00 -00919 Ordinance: Authorize Special Use at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church to Permit Modification to the Site Sponsors: Zoning Board of Appeals Summary of Item: At their meeting of March 27, 2002, the Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that a Special Use be granted for Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church to make additions to the existing church structure and modification to the site including parking and landscaping elements.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SPECIAL USE AT GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH TO PERMIT MODIFICATION TO THE SITE INCLUDING PARKING AND LANDSCAPING ELEMENTS

ORDINANCE NO . 4405 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Special Use – Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 525 63rd Street

ORD00 -00920 Ordinance: Approve an Amendment to Planned Development #1 to Approve an Outdoor Seating Area at 2001 W. 63rd Street Sponsors: Plan Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 2, 2002, the Plan Commission recommended approval of an amendment to Planned Development #1 to approve an outdoor seating area for the property located at 2001 W. 63rd Street.

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO PLANNED DEVELOPMENT #1 TO APPROVE AN OUTDOOR SEATING AREA FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2001 W . 63RD STREET , DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS

ORDINANCE NO . 4406 The Mayor asked when this would be opening. Manager Ginex said he would find out. 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Planned Development #1-Meadowbrook Shopping Center

ORD00 -00922 Ordinance: Amend Traffic Regulations on Florence Avenue and Indianapolis Avenue Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: On Wednesday, March 13, 2002, the Parking and Traffic Commission moved to recommend that the intersection of Florence Avenue and Indianapolis Avenue be posted with regulatory control such that northbound Florence Avenue motorists must stop for Indianapolis Avenue; that “No Parking Anytime” restrictions be placed on the west side of Florence Avenue, between Chicago Avenue and Indianapolis Avenue; and that there be “No Parking between Driveways” for the north side of Indianapolis Avenue, from a point 70 feet east of the east line of Florence Avenue extended to a point 88 feet west of the east line of Florence Avenue.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING TRAFFIC REGULATIONS ON FLORENCE AVENUE AND INDIANAPOLIS AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4407 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Stop Sign – Florence & Indianapolis, No Park – Florence & Indianapolis

ORD00 -00923 Ordinance: Amend Parking Restrictions at the Intersection of Forest Avenue and 41st Street Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: On Wednesday, March 13, 2002, the Parking and Traffic Commission moved to recommend that parking be restricted at all times for both sides of Forest Avenue at the corners near 41st Street, from 41st Street to a point 50 feet north.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PARKING RESTRICTIONS AT THE INTERSECTION OF FOREST AVENUE AND 41ST STREET

ORDINANCE NO . 4408 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: No Park – Forest Avenue

ORD00 -00758 Ordinance: Amend Parking Restrictions on Oakwood Avenue Sponsors: Parking & Traffic Commission Summary of Item: On Wednesday, December 21, 2001, the Parking and Traffic Commission moved to recommend to the Village Council that parking restrictions be placed on the west side of Oakwood Avenue stating no parking anytime from Ogden Avenue to a point 200 feet south; restricting no parking from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from a point 200 feet south of Ogden Avenue to a point 460 feet south of Ogden Avenue, including Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays; and restricted 2 hour parking from a point 480 north of Grant Street to a point 105 feet north of Grant Street, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING PARKING RESTRICTIONS ON OAKWOOD AVENUE

ORDINANCE NO . 4409 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Parking Restrictions – Oakwood

ORD00 -00925 Ordinance: Amend Liquor License Fees Sponsors: Liquor Commission Summary of Item: This will amend certain fees related to liquor licensing.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CERTAIN FEES RELATED TO LIQUOR LICENSING

ORDINANCE NO . 4410 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Liquor Ordinance Amendments

RES00 -00926 Resolution: Authorize Execution of an Agreement for Engineering Services with Claude H. Hurley Company re: 2002 Resurfacing Project and 2002 Slurry Seal & Micro-Surface Project Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This will authorize execution of an agreement for certain geotechnical engineering services and material testing for the 2002 Resurfacing, Project #01-002 and 2002 Slurry Seal & Micro-Surface, Project #05-02 with Claude H. Hurley.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND CLAUDE H . HURLEY COMPANY

RESOLUTION 2002 -49 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Geotechnical Engineering

ORD00 -00927 Ordinance: Technical Amendments to the Municipal Code Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will make certain technical, non-substantive amendments to the Downers Grove Municipal Code.

AN ORDINANCE MAKING CERTAIN TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS TO THE DOWNERS GROVE MUNICIPAL CODE

ORDINANCE NO . 4411 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Municipal Code-Amendments, Citations

RES00 -00928 Resolution: Designated Depository Institutions Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: This will designate various banking institutions as depositories for Village of Downers Grove funds.

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING DESIGNATED DEPOSITORY INSTITUTIONS FOR THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE

RESOLUTION 2002 -50 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Depository, Designating

RES00 -00929 Resolution: Opt-Out of Compliance with the Provisions of the Federal and Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Acts Sponsors: Human Resources Summary of Item: This will provide the Village’s election to opt-out of the requirements of the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the Illinois Health Insurance and Accountability Act for the health plan year beginning May 1, 2002. These Acts place certain conditions and limitations on pre-existing condition exclusions in group health insurance plans. As a non-federal governmental plan, the Village has the election under federal and state law to opt-out of compliance with most of the provisions of these Acts. To control health care costs and adequately maintain a self-funded health insurance plan, this resolution authorizes staff to file the necessary election documents for submittal to the appropriate state and federal officials.

A RESOLUTION TO OPT -OUT OF COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE FEDERAL AND ILLINOIS HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACTS FOR THE VILLAGE HEALTH PLAN YEAR BEGINNING MAY 1 , 2002

RESOLUTION 2002 -51 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Federal Health Insurance Portability Act

RES00 -00930 Resolution: Amend the Downers Grove Compensation Plan to Adopt a Revised Plan Dated May 21, 2002 Sponsors: Manager’s Office Summary of Item: This will amend the Downers Grove Compensation Plan for employees, effective April 28, 2002.

A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE DOWNERS GROVE COMPENSATION PLAN TO ADOPT A REVISED PLAN DATED MAY 21 , 2002

RESOLUTION 2002 -52 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Compensation Plan

RES00 -00936 Resolution: Support of H.R. 1097 Establishing FDA Authority Over Tobacco Products Summary of Item: This will offer support from the Village of Downers Grove for the passage of H.R. 1097 which would establish FDA authority over tobacco products.

A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF H .R. 1097 ESTABLISHING FDA AUTHORITY OVER TOBACCO PRODUCTS

RESOLUTION 2002 -53 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Tobacco

ORD00 -00937 Ordinance: Amend Special Service Area Number 2 in the Village of Downers Grove to Provide for an Extension of the Term of the Special Service Area Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This will set the public hearing for June 18, 2002 before the Village Council to consider an extension of Special Service Area Number 2.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SPECIAL SERVICE AREA NUMBER 2 IN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE TO PROVIDE FOR AN EXTENSION OF THE TERM OF THE SPECIAL SERVICE AREA AND PROVIDING FOR A PUBLIC HEARING AND OTHER PROCEDURES IN CONNECTION THEREWITH

ORDINANCE NO . 4412 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 Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Special Service Area 2 – Downtown

8. Mayor’s Report

Materials to be Received – Minutes

Economic Development Commission – April 10, 2002 Library Board – April 24, 2002 Liquor Commission – May 2, 2002 Plan Commission – April 2, 2002 A motion was made to Note Receipt Of this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski

Materials to be Received – Monthly Reports

New Business

RES00 -00935 Resolution: Appointments to Boards and Commissions Sponsors: Mayor Summary of Item: This will approve a Resolution appointing John Randall to the Economic Development Commission

RESOLUTION APPOINTING JOHN RANDALL TO THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

RESOLUTION 2002 -54 A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Adopt this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Boards and Commissions

MOT00 -00938 Motion: Appoint Chairpersons to Standing Council Committees Sponsors: Mayor Summary of Item: Motion to confirm appointment of Commissioner Tully as Chair of the Pubic Services Standing Committee, confirm appointment of Commissioner Sisul as Chair of the Public Safety Standing Committee, and confirm appointment of Commissioner Zabloudil as Chair of the Finance & Administrative Standing Committee. The Mayor said this is a rotation of the Chairs of these committees at the end of the fiscal year. He reminded the Commissioners to direct requests for information to the Village Manager. A motion was made by Commissioner Sisul, seconded by Commissioner Zabloudil, to Authorize this file. Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Sisul, Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Zabloudil and Mayor Krajewski Indexes: Village Council Proclamations

Mayor Krajewski read a proclamation congratulating the Downers Grove Garden Club on their 75th anniversary. He said he attended their luncheon and of 82 members, 80 were in attendance at the luncheon. The Mayor said there were a number of older members present who brought historical information with them, and noted that the Garden Club contributed to the beauty of the Village by planting in many parks as well as the Library and Cemetery.

Mayor Krajewski then proclaimed the week of June 2 to June 8 as National Garden Week in the Village of Downers Grove. He said that there were 202 organizations in the Illinois Garden Club and Downers Grove has had four past presidents of that club.

The Mayor then proclaimed the month of June 2002 as Rivers Month in the Village.

Mayor Krajewski declared May 21, 2002 as Marty Kirsch Day in the Village in honor of her being named District Teacher of the Year. The Mayor said he attended a luncheon in honor of Marty Kirsch and noted the contributions she has made as a teacher in the Village.

The Mayor proclaimed May 21, 2002 as VFW Century Post 503 day in the Village in celebration of its 70th anniversary. He then presented the Proclamation to members from the VFW who were in attendance at the meeting.

9. Manager’s Report

Manager Ginex congratulated Police Sergeants Nehls and Karmia on their graduation from Northwestern University’s Leadership Management Program. Sergeant Karmia was class President and received a leadership award as 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

Finance Committee

Commissioner McConnell said the Committee met earlier this evening and had a budget update. State legislation activities are still on-going. They expect decisions by the end of May. She said they hope to know the status in June and the impact on our budget in order to make recommendations to the Council. The decoupling of the federal income tax does not give us any additional funds. She also said that the merit pay for performance will come out on budget. She noted that Marty Lyons received a phone call from a municipality in the area to find out what the Village was doing this year regarding pay increases. They were surprised to learn that the Village was giving no cost of living increase, but only merit increases. Regarding the Health Plan Banking and Administrative Financial Services Agreement, Mr. Lyons is completing a comparison of what would happen if the Village uses their bank instead of its own. She said the Village will not be paying the administrative fee for the months of May and June. Commissioner McConnell stated that staff is working on the TIF update. They also discussed creating a fund balance policy.

12. Council Member Reports and New Business

Commissioner Tully said he attended the Police Open House. His children like Passo, the police dog. He wished everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day.

Commissioner McConnell said that the Police Open House was well attended, and she finally got to ride in the aerial ladder. She said that the Partnership for Healthier Communities had a presentation by the director of CASA , Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, which is a program to assist abused children. There are about 200 children who go through the court system each year. Volunteers are always welcomed to work in this program. They also discussed the Injury Prevention Program for car seats. She said this program began in Downers Grove and has become County-wide. They are in need of more car seats and added that they are seeking methods to continue their program. They give away about 600 car seats annually in the County.

Commissioner Zabloudil said Public Works did a great job communicating information to the residents regarding spraying for gypsy moths.

Commissioner Sisul said that his wife was a member of the Garden Club and enjoyed all of their activities. The children enjoyed it as well. He encouraged residents to join the club.

The Mayor said there will be a Memorial Day ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Monday in Fishel Park, with a parade at 11:00 a.m. He said there was good attendance at the Police Open House, and the new van was also on display.

13. Adjournment

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

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

Mayor Krajewski declared the motion carried and the Council convened into Executive Session at 7:50 p.m