OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
MEETING FOR THE
VILLAGE OF VERNON HILLS
OCTOBER 26, 2000
IN ATTENDANCE: President Byrne called the meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. The following Trustees were present: Cashman, Hebda, Henley.
Also present were Manager Allison, Assistant Manager Kalmar, Public Works Director Laudenslager, Landscape Architect Poi and Village Clerk Schwartz.
1. ROUTE 45/21 CORRIDOR STUDY – CORRIDOR ANALYSIS AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Present from the Lakota Group, Inc.: John LaMotte, Gina Caruso, Amy Fell, and Scott Freres.
Mr. LaMotte presented the area map for the Route 45/21 area and what is there now. Slides were shown on the specific sites targeted: the Metra triangle, Kelly’s Day Camp and adjacent site, Route 21 adjacent to the Church, Route 45/21 intersection.
Mr. Freres discussed the schemes for each area.
Scheme A: additional metra parking totaling 700 spaces.
Scheme B: some additional parking, soccer field.
Day Camp and Adjacent Site
Scheme A: corporate.
Scheme B: corporate with more green space.
Scheme C: congregate care facility.
Scheme D: assisted living, corporate retreat, offices, conference retreat, daycare center, open field for events.
Scheme E: single family housing
Route 21 Site Adjacent to Church
Scheme A: expanded church, retail/office on frontage to Milwaukee.
Scheme B: different configuration.
Scheme C: frontage North to South.
Scheme D: different access configuration.
Routes 45/21 Intersection
Scheme A: work around and improve existing buildings.
Scheme B: Eliminate Half Day Inn, add retail complex, ruralscape setback with town pond.
Scheme C: all new buildings, overlook to lake system with creek walk.
Table discussion with residents present were conducted. Comments on each scheme were gathered.
Motion by Trustee Henley, second by Trustee Hebda to adjourn the Committee of the Whole Meeting. Roll call vote:
AYES: 4 – Cashman, Hebda, Henley, Byrne
NAYS: 0 – None
ABSENT: 3 – Koch, Ryg, Black
Motion declared carried.
Meeting adjourned at 9:46 p.m.
Jeanne M. Schwartz, Village Clerk Roger L. Byrne, Village President