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June 03, 2008

1. Call to Order

Mayor Ron Sandack called the regular meeting of the Village Council of the Village of Downers Grove to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Downers Grove Village Hall. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

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

2. Roll Call

Present: Commissioner Marilyn Schnell, Commissioner Martin Tully, Commissioner William Waldack, Commissioner Sean P. Durkin, Commissioner Bruce E. Beckman, Commissioner Geoff Neustadt and Mayor Ron Sandack Non Voting: Village Attorney Enza Petrarca, Village Clerk April Holden and Deputy Village Manager David Fieldman Commissioner Waldack participated by phone.

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 presiding officer will ask, at the appropriate time, 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. Remarks should be limited to five minutes, and asked that individuals refrain from making repetitive statements.

Mayor Sandack 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 20, 2008 Workshop Meeting – May 27, 2008 Commissioner Waldack said he provided a correction to the May 20, 2008 Council minutes to the Village Clerk.

Learn Not to Burn Poster Contest

Fire Chief Phil Ruscetti introduced Marsha Giesler, Public Information Officer, to announce the winners of the 24th Annual Learn Not to Burn contest for fourth graders. This year the students were asked to design a brochure that would be used as a hand-out to future 3rd graders. She showed some of the entries, and announced the winners in three categories:

Cover Design – Avery Coonley School – Ms. Garetto’s class Fire Safety Tips – Lester School, Mrs. Diehl’s class First Aid Tips – Hillcrest School – Mrs. Williams’ class

Mayor Sandack presented the awards to each class.

Mayor Sandack said that a plaque acknowledging the winners will be on display in the new Fire Station 2. He added that Ms. Giesler does a great job going to the schools with fire safety instruction. He noted the amazing amount of talent shown by the students of our schools.

Bi-weekly Update – Fire Station 2

Ed Disler, Owner’s Representative, announced that the Fire Department has moved into Fire Station 2 and answered their first emergency call. The traffic timing was perfect. He showed pictures of the Station and noted that most of the landscaping is installed. Pictures included the trucks in place in the apparatus bay, the administrative wing, the main lobby, exercise equipment and lounge area. Mr. Disler said the sod was delivered today. Minor site items are still to be completed.

The Mayor said the building looks great. He noted that the June 21 Coffee With The Council will be held in conjunction with an open house of Fire Station 2, beginning at 9:00 a.m. He invited all residents to attend.

Commissioner Durkin asked if pictures are available on-line.

Acting Village Manager Dave Fieldman said Communications Director Doug Kozlowski will be putting together information and pictures.

Commissioner Schnell asked that staff alert the public that Fire Station 2 is now operational. Economic Development Corporation Quarterly Report

Greg Bedalov, President of the Economic Development Corporation (EDC) provided the first quarter update for 2008 that included a summary report on the benchmarks and comparison to other communities. He indicated that the Village saw a 1.5% increase in sales tax, compared to a 1% decrease in the County. Including Home Rule, the Village saw a 1/3 of 1% increase, and Hotel revenue increased 12% over the first quarter of 2007. Mr. Bedalov said that both commercial and office EAV ’s remained the same. He noted, however, that Class A vacancy rates fell 12%. Employment figures remained constant and the “In” campaign is fully underway. He announced that the Ogden Avenue Business Task Force will hold their first meeting on June 10 at the Chamber of Commerce office.

The Mayor expressed his appreciation, saying that when the EDC was founded, the Council asked for quarterly reports as they provide guidance as Village planning takes place. Proclamation

The Mayor proclaimed June 1-7, 2008 as National Garden Club Week in the Village of Downers Grove.

4. Public Comments and Questions

A. Comments and Questions on Active Agenda

There were none.

B. Comments and Questions on General Matters

1. Terri Brzezinski, 2219 Haddow, noted that the Capital Bill was sidelined which would have included money for the Belmont underpass. She understands that Metra is scheduled to begin construction of the parking lot in July. She asked whether the Village is going to allow construction to begin. The Mayor responded that the Village will not allow construction to begin because it is looking at the entire project. He said there may have been some confusion as to the information provided to the public by Metra workers, and he would have staff verify any information.

2. Lisa Woodman, 500 Claremont, said she was pleased to see the speed bumps on Claremont Drive. She thanked the Mayor and Council because this has been a benefit. She was dismayed that the bumps will be removed in June after only a two-week trial period. She made reference to the cost of installation and removal of the speed bumps. This traffic calming device is a step in the right direction and has already shown a positive effect on the community. She asked that the speed bumps be made more permanent. Mayor Sandack responded that staff will provide her with further information as to the status of the speed bumps.

3. Bill Wrobel, 7800 Queens Court, said he traveled down Claremont earlier in the evening, and had to use his brakes four times to slow down. He invited other residents to traverse Claremont as well. He complimented Robin Weaver and the Public Works staff for their efforts in the installation. Mr. Wrobel said this will make a great difference and should be a permanent part of Claremont.

4. Chris Fregeau, 1918 Elmore, congratulated and thanked the Fire Station 2 and EDC staff for their two positive reports. She suggested that as we move into the summer projects that staff provide regular updates to the public on the Public Works projects. The Mayor said that was a great idea for future meetings.

5. Public Hearings

6. Consent Agenda

Commissioner Tully moved to remove from the Consent Agenda, for separate consideration, item F., MOT 00 -03309, a motion authorizing staff to negotiate the purchase of a used commuter bus for the Grove Commuter Shuttle in an amount not to exceed $70,000.00. Commissioner Durkin seconded the Motion.

VOTE : YEA : Commissioners Tully, Durkin, Beckman, Neustadt, Waldack, Schnell; Mayor Sandack

The Mayor declared the Motion carried.

COR00 -03332 A. Claim Ordinance: No. 5745, Payroll, May 23, 2008 Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

BIL00 -03333 B. List of Bills Payable: No. 5724, June 3, 2008 Sponsors: Accounting A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: N/A

MOT00 -03334 C. Motion: Rescind Resolution re: Redevelopment Agreement for Property at Ogden and Lee Sponsors: Deputy Village Manager A motion was made to Authorize this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Ogden & Lee, Planned Development #48-Southwest Corner Lee and Ogden, Subdivision – Market Place at Lee

RES00 -03335 D. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with the American Federation of Musicians Sponsors: Community Events Commission and Community Events A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Heritage Festival 2008

BID00 -03336 E. Bid: Award $84,536.36 to Volvo Sales & Service Center, Inc., of Lisle, IL, for Four (4) 2009 Honda Civic GX Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Sedans Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Vehicle Purchases

BID00 -03337 G. Bid: Award $73,500 to Temco Machinery, Inc. of Aurora, IL, for One (1) 2008 Allianz Madvac CN-100 Compact Sweeper Sponsors: Public Works A motion was made to Approve this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Street- Sweeper, Public Works – Equipment

MOT00 -03338 H. Motion: Authorize Change Order #1 for the Maple Avenue/55th Street Water Main Replacement Project Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This is a reduction in scope to accommodate County permit directives and an extension of completion time for the project. A motion was made to Authorize this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Water Main Improvements

RES00 -03339 I. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with Fifth Third Securities Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND FIFTH THIRD SECURITIES

RESOLUTION 2008 -51 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Cash Policy

RES00 -03355 J. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with RBS Citizens, National Association (Charter One Bank) Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND RBS CITIZENS , NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (CHARTER ONE BANK )

RESOLUTION 2008 -52 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Cash Policy

RES00 -03356 K. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with Hinsdale Bank & Trust Company (Community Bank of Downers Grove) Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND HINSDALE BANK & TRUST COMPANY (COMMUNITY BANK OF DOWNERS GROVE )

RESOLUTION 2008 -53 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Cash Policy

RES00 -03357 L. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with Federated Funds Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND FEDERATED FUNDS

RESOLUTION 2008 -54 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Cash Policy

RES00 -03358 M. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with Harris N.A. Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND HARRIS N .A.

RESOLUTION 2008 -55 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Cash Policy

RES00 -03359 N. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc. Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND MORGAN KEEGAN & COMPANY , INC.

RESOLUTION 2008 -56 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Cash Policy

RES00 -03360 O. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with US Bank National Association Sponsors: Finance Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

RESOLUTION 2008 -57 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Cash Policy

RES00 -03340 P. Resolution: Authorize a First Amendment for the State Planning Research Funded Agreement with the Village of Downers Grove State Program #07T0079 Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This is a one-year extension to the intergovernmental agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to support the Illinois Tomorrow Corridor Planning Grant.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A FIRST AMENDMENT FOR THE STATE PLANNING RESEARCH FUNDED AGREEMENT WITH THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE STATE PROGRAM #07T0079

RESOLUTION 2008 -58 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Ogden Avenue TIF , Illinois Department of Transportation, Ogden Avenue Redevelopment

RES00 -03341 Q. Resolution: Authorize a Maintenance Agreement with Sungard Public Sector, Inc. Sponsors: Police Department Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND SUNGARD PUBLIC SECTOR , INC .

RESOLUTION 2008 -59 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Police Department, CAD

RES00 -03349 R. Resolution: Authorize an Agreement with the Indian Boundary YMCA to Jointly Conduct the 2008 Downtown Downers Grove Market Sponsors: Communications Summary of Item: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE AND THE INDIAN BOUNDARY YMCA TO JOINTLY CONDUCT THE 2008 DOWNTOWN DOWNERS GROVE MARKET

RESOLUTION 2008 -60 A motion was made to Pass this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Farmers’ Market, Downtown Downers Grove Market

MOT00 -03353 R. Motion: Note Receipt of Minutes of Boards and Commissions A motion was made to Note Receipt Of this file on the Consent Agenda. Indexes: Boards and Commissions Minutes Passed The Consent Agenda

The Consent Agenda was passed as amended. A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Durkin, that the consent agenda be passed. The motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack

7. Active Agenda

MOT00 -03309 F. Motion: Authorize Staff to Negotiate the Purchase of a Used Commuter Bus for the Grove Commuter Shuttle in an Amount Not to Exceed $70,000 Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This directs staff to negotiate the purchase of a used commuter bus in an amount not to exceed $70,000.00. Commissioner Durkin thanked the Council for removing this from the Consent Agenda. He still has concerns about the current program. It is not up to par and he has reservations about purchasing an additional bus for a program that he sees as not working. He asked that this be held off until the PACE buses arrive, there is a specific plan in place and discussion is held with the new Transportation and Parking Commission. He believes it is premature to add a sixth bus.

Commissioner Tully said he thought it appropriate to raise questions. There was a plan to purchase through PACE grant funds new buses more appropriate for our community. The Village was unable to purchase the number they wanted through the grant, and it has taken much longer than anticipated for the plan to take shape. The recommendation was to make up for the bus not included in the PACE program. The Council is being asked to authorize purchase of the sixth bus to continue the commuter program as it currently exists. He said when the new buses arrive, which are more energy efficient, the impact will be determined. He thinks in terms of whether there is a plan in place, he sees this as part of the plan and he believes it is premature to end it at this time. Buses are about to arrive and they need the sixth bus to continue the existing service. Not getting the sixth bus will cause service disruptions. Once the fleet is complete, he agrees that it is important to revisit marketing initiatives. He believes holding off on this may inflict a mortal wound to the program. This needs to move forward.

Commissioner Neustadt said that if they do not authorize purchase of the sixth bus they cannot operate the system as it is. The Transportation Advisory Commission looked at the bus service, and they are now so close to getting the new buses he doesn’t want to see a disruption. He will be in favor of this request. The new buses are smaller, cleaner and easier to get around. Without the fleet, the Village cannot participate in the circulator system. Ridership is coming up and he wants to see that trend continue.

Commissioner Schnell said by giving this authorization they make the fleet whole. All routes will be equal. They have the opportunity, as gas prices escalate, to try to attract and market to those being pinched by high gasoline prices. She believes they need to step up the marketing. There is the opportunity to provide service to seniors with the smaller buses as well, and they need to give this project time.

Commissioner Beckman echoed the comments of Commissioners Schnell and Neustadt. This has been a long-term process, and they are in the final stages of obtaining delivery of the five new buses. The sixth bus will provide a way to fill the shortfall and he will support this. It is a well-founded idea to review the strategy, but this should be done after acquiring the new buses and acquisition of the sixth bus.

Commissioner Waldack said he appreciates the comments of his colleagues and will support this.

Commissioner Durkin said that the current motion is to purchase a bus. There is no exact bus in mind, and this amounts to a blank check up to $70,000. He said that his issue is that there still is not a marketing plan that should have been done before the new buses were scheduled to arrive. The marketing should have been done prior to the arrival of the new buses. He is not recommending pulling the plug on the project, but he wants to see a plan in effect. He thought there was language restricting the use of the buses in the agreement with PACE . He added that the current deficit has brought an increase of $41,000 to the deficit that is already over $1 million. They are continuing to lose money on this program.

Mayor Sandack said that the Council made a plan to go with the buses. The problems is that the Village only obtained five buses, and the buses are largely funded by the PACE grant. This motion is to authorize what the Council has already told staff to do. Staff has developed a marketing plan. The buses are a budgeted item, not a new expense. He announced some of the plans that have been devised to make the community aware of the new buses and encourage increased ridership. There has been purposefulness and thoughtfulness as to what the next steps are. To cut this program now would be contrary to policy decisions already made. It has been fully discussed time and time again. A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Durkin, to Authorize this file. Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Nay: Commissioner Durkin Indexes: Buses

RES00 -03342 A. Resolution: Approve the Final Plat of Subdivision for Hiscox-Jordan’s Subdivision Sponsors: Community Development Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 7, 2008, the Plan Commission recommended approval of the Final Plat of Subdivision for the Hiscox-Jordan’s Subdivision.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF SUBDIVISION FOR HISCOX -JORDAN’S SUBDIVISION

RESOLUTION 2008 -61 A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Durkin, to Adopt this file. * *Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Subdivision – 4718 and 4722 Washington Street, Subdivision – Hiscox-Jordan

RES00 -03343 B. Resolution: Final Plat of Consolidation for 4729 Washington Street Sponsors: Community Development Summary of Item: At their meeting of May 5, 2008, the Plan Commission recommended approval of the Final Plat of Consolidation for the property located at 4729 Washington Street.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF CONSOLIDATION FOR 4729 WASHINGTON STREET

RESOLUTION 2008 -62 A motion was made by Commissioner Durkin, seconded by Commissioner Beckman, to Adopt this file. * *Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Consolidation Plat

MOT00 -03361 C. Motion: Remand to the Plan Commission Petition PC-35-07 – Preliminary Planned Development Amendment to Planned Development #32 (Fairview Village) Sponsors: Village Attorney Summary of Item: This remands Petition PC-35-07 concerning a preliminary planned development amendment to Planned Development #32 (Fairview Village) to the Plan Commission for further discussion. Commissioner Schnell asked if there will be a traffic study before this is remanded, and the Manager said there would be.

Commissioner Waldack said he hopes that when this is remanded to the Plan Commission the staff conveys the interest expressed by Council in covering the traffic study, home value study, and that they will discuss all aspects of this project.

The Mayor said the Plan Commission has a legal responsibility to review the matter before them and he believes they will be thorough. A motion was made by Commissioner Beckman, seconded by Commissioner Schnell, to Authorize this file. Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Planned Development #32 – Fairview Baptist Home

ORD00 -03346 D. Ordinance: Annex 5416-5418 Belmont Road to the Village of Downers Grove, Illinois Sponsors: Community Development and Plan Commission Summary of Item: This authorizes the annexation of the property located at 5416-5418 Belmont Road.

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING 5416 -5418 BELMONT ROAD TO THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE , ILLINOIS

ORDINANCE NO . 4977 A motion was made by Commissioner Schnell, seconded by Commissioner Neustadt, to Adopt this file. Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Annexation, Subdivision – Stevens Belmont Office

ORD00 -03347 E. Ordinance: Rezone Property Located at 5416-5418 Belmont Road from R-1, Single Family Residence, to B-2, General Retail Business District Sponsors: Community Development and Plan Commission Summary of Item: This rezones 5416-5418 Belmont Road from Village R-1, Single Family Residential, to Village 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 PROPERTY LOCATED AT 5416 -5418 BELMONT ROAD

ORDINANCE NO . 4978 A motion was made by Commissioner Neustadt, seconded by Commissioner Tully, to Adopt this file. * *Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Rezone 5416-5418 Belmont Road – R-1 to B-2, Subdivision – Stevens Belmont Office

RES00 -03348 F. Resolution: Final Plat of Subdivision for Stevens Belmont Office Subdivision Sponsors: Community Development and Plan Commission Summary of Item: At their meeting of April 7, 2008, the Plan Commission recommended approval of the Final Plat of Subdivision for the Stevens Belmont Office Subdivision.

A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF SUBDIVISION FOR STEVENS BELMONT OFFICE SUBDIVISION

RESOLUTION 2008 -63 A motion was made by Commissioner Tully, seconded by Commissioner Durkin, to Adopt this file. * *Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Subdivision – Stevens Belmont Office

ORD00 -03350 G. Ordinance: Amend Demolition Permit Fees Sponsors: Community Development Summary of Item: This makes amendments to demolition permit fees.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING DEMOLITION PERMIT FEES

ORDINANCE NO . 4979 Mayor Sandack said that this is the result of a complaint from a community landowner. The fees were out of balance and this ordinance adjusts that imbalance. A motion was made by Commissioner Durkin, seconded by Commissioner Beckman, to Adopt this file. * *Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Demolition and Construction Activities

ORD00 -03351 H. Ordinance: Authorize the Sale by Public Auction of Personal Property Owned by the Village of Downers Grove Sponsors: Public Works Summary of Item: This authorizes the sale of various property owned by the Village of Downers Grove at a public auction conducted on June 14, 2008 by the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference.

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY OWNED BY THE VILLAGE OF DOWNERS GROVE

ORDINANCE NO . 4980 A motion was made by Commissioner Beckman, seconded by Commissioner Neustadt, to Adopt this file. Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried by the following vote: Votes: Yea: Commissioner Schnell, Commissioner Tully, Commissioner Waldack, Commissioner Durkin, Commissioner Beckman, Commissioner Neustadt and Mayor Sandack Indexes: Vehicle Auction

8. Mayor’s Report

INF00 -03362 Motion: Referral of Matters to the Standing Committees of the Village Council The Mayor asked that the discussion of the Village Civic Center Facility needs by reviewed by the Public Services Standing Committee. Indexes: Standing Committees Materials to be Placed on File

9.Manager’s and Directors’ Reports

Manager Fieldman said that he authorized McDonough Mechanical Services to begin repair work on the air-conditioning system in the Police Department in an amount not to exceed $18,719. The Village Code allows these purchases as an emergency purchase.

10. Attorney’s Report

Future Active Agenda

11.Council Member Reports and New Business

Commissioner Tully announced that there are 24 days until Heritage Festival.

Commissioner Tully then said that on June 26 there will be the Second Annual Thursday Night Concert that will benefit the Blodgett House on the Move organization. The band for this event is Vertical Horizon. He mentioned that the website for this organization is www.1846BlodgettHouse.com.

Commissioner Tully then asked when members would be appointed to the Transportation and Parking Commission. The Mayor responded those appointments would be made soon.

Commissioner Tully then asked about the matter being referred to the Public Services Standing Commission concerning discussion of the Village Civic Center and whether that includes the Village Police Department building. The Mayor said it does.

Mayor Sandack said that Emily Temple-Wood, an eighth grader at Avery Coonley School took 42nd among two million participants, in the National Spelling Bee, which is incredible. He congratulated her and her family on this great accomplishment.

The Mayor said that he narrated a portion of the Downers Grove Choral Society program this past Sunday in a rendition of historical music of Downers Grove. He said it was a wonderful production.

Mayor Sandack then said that he has been asked about potholes everywhere he goes. The Village is proactively seeking residential input and asked people to report any pothole sites on the website. Public Works has been working throughout the Village on various repairs and needs information from the public.

Mayor Sandack issued a proclamation on behalf of the residents of the Village and the students of School District 99, extended warm greetings to the people and towns of Germany serving as hosts for District 99 honors band students on their fifth cultural exchange.

12. Adjournment

Commissioner Tully moved to adjourn. Commissioner Durkin seconded.

VOTE : YEA – Commissioners Tully, Durkin, Beckman, Neustadt, Waldack, Schnell, Mayor Sandack

Mayor Sandack declared the motion carried and the meeting adjourned at 8:06 p.m