COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING
VILLAGE OF VERNON HILLS
OCTOBER 7, 2003
IN ATTENDANCE: President Byrne called the meeting to order at 7:40 p.m. The following Trustees were present: Duros, Hebda, Koch, Cashman, Williams, and Weil.
Also present were Manager Allison, Assistant Manager Kalmar, Assistant to the Manager Teich, Public Works Director Laudenslager, Finance Director Nakrin, Attorney Kenny, and Village Clerk Schwartz.
1. BRADFORD SUBDIVISION LOT 1 – CONSIDERATION OF PRELIMINARY AND FINAL PLAT APPROVAL OF A TWO-LOT RESUBDIVISION
Assistant Manager Kalmar reported that the Bradford Subdivision Lot 1 located in the Marketplace of Vernon Hills went before Planning and Zoning and got unanimous approval subject to conditions outlined in their report. Motion by Trustee Williams, second by Trustee Koch to direct staff to draft the necessary ordinance granting preliminary and final plat approval for Bradford Subdivision Lot 1 as presented subject to conditions outlined by Planning and Zoning. Roll call vote:
AYES: 6 – Cashman, Duros, Hebda, Koch, Weil, Williams
NAYS: 0 – None
Motion declared carried
2. THE MARKETPLACE AT VERNON HILLS SHOPPING CENTER – CONSIDERATION OF FAÇADE REDEVELOPMENT AND MONUMENT SIGN PLANS FOR FORMER KMART BUILDING
Approval for façade renovation and site improvements for the former Super K and approval of the enlargement of the existing monument sign on Milwaukee was requested by the petitioner. Trustee Weil requested permanent roof detail from store to store. The Committee agreed. The changes will be implemented and displayed at the next meeting. The confirmed tenants for the building will be a furniture company and Joanne Fabrics. Other tenants showing interest are DSW, Bed Bath and Beyond, and Borders Books. The monument sign was discussed with no settlement. Trustee Williams asked for the sign to be shorter and wider. Changes will be brought back to the next meeting.
(Chief Fleischhauer arrived at 8:00 p.m.)
3. BUTTERFIELD ROAD - LANDSCAPING
Manager Allison displayed the landscape plan for Butterfield Road. Public Works Director Laudenslager discussed the right of way plantings. The Committee approved.
4. LIGHT SHOW MARKETING EFFORTS
Assistant to the Manager Teich referred to his memo dated October 2, 2003 outlining a plan for light show marketing efforts. The Committee approved.
Motion by Trustee Duros, second by Trustee Weil to adjourn the Committee of the Whole. Roll call vote:
AYES: 5 – Duros, Hebda, Koch, Weil, Williams, Cashman
NAYS: 0 – None
Motion declared carried.
Meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.
Jeanne M. Schwartz, Village Clerk Roger L. Byrne, Village President