OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
MEETING FOR THE
APRIL 22, 2003
IN ATTENDANCE: President Byrne called the meeting to order at 7:35 p.m. The following Trustees were present: Koch, Cashman, Williams and Henley. Trustee Hebda arrived at 7:55 p.m. Trustee Duros was absent.
Also present were Manager Allison, Assistant Manager Kalmar and Attorney Robert Kenney
1. ASPEN AND ROUTE 60 CONCEPT PLAN.
Mayor Byrne reviewed a brief history of the site. He reviewed various scenarios over the years including the proposal that precipitated the litigation in the early 1990s. Joseph Antunovich distributed copies of the proposed site plan for review. The Aspen Partners would attempt to preserve the existing silo on the site.
Mayor Byrne referred to a letter written by Village Attorney Citron. Attorney Kenney stated the project needed to be addressed as a new PUD.
Trustee Koch commented on the need for additional parking as part of the proposed plan. The developer indicated from past experience the need for 1.5 or 1.6 spaces per unit. (Trustee Hebda arrived at 7:55 p.m.)
Trustee Cashman inquired of the number of bedrooms per total units and John Thomas of Aspen Partners stated the percentages would be one bedroom units-20%, two-bedroom units-75% and three-bedroom units-5%.
Mr. Thomas stated units would be condominiums and the estimated average price of the units would be $240,000.
Trustee Hebda inquired about the library site. The developer indicated an allocation of 111,000 square feet of land for the library. General access to the site was discussed.
Mayor Byrne discussed the annexation donation provisions for school, park and fire district and the possibility of working with the developer for construction of the library.
Attorney Kenney stated this was only concept and not an indication of acceptance by the Committee of the Whole.
Trustee Hebda discussed the need for affordable Senior Housing in the community. This concept should be kept in mind by the developer in future review.
Mayor Byrne asked the Board for comments on the concept. Trustees Cashman, Williams, Henley and Hebda concurred on the acceptance of the concept plan. Trustee Koch stated concerns with height and parking but generally found the concept acceptable.
Motion by Trustee Williams, second by Trustee Henley to adjourn the Committee of the Whole Meeting. Roll call vote:
AYES: 5 – Hebda, Henley, Koch Cashman, Williams, Hebda
NAYS: 0 – None
Motion declared carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:18 p.m.
Michael S. Allison, Village Manager Roger L. Byrne, Village President