Monday, January 14, 2013
Aldermen will meet as a committee of the whole, then in their four standing committees; public comment is welcome.
Elmhurst City Council members will meet as a committee of the whole at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting is to continue to review criteria that will go into a request for proposals for the Hahn Street project. The city presented a first draft for the RFP Nov. 26. The site, bordered by North Avenue, York Road, Addison and Third streets, is part of the new North York Road tax increment financing district. The RFP will ask developers to share their vision of a project with first-floor retail and residences on the upper floors, although the city is open to other creative ideas. Last year, consultants recommended apartments for the site, but not all aldermen were on board with that idea. Following the Committee…
Monday, July 23, 2012
Liquor license for a new restaurant, an Oktoberfest celebration, a sidewalk sale all up for discussion Monday.
Is Elmhurst getting a new hamburger joint? One appears to be in the works, based on Monday's Public Affairs and Safety Committee agenda. In addition to an establishment called Hamburger Jones looking for a Class RL liquor license, Pint's is planning an Oktoberfest celebration, which also needs city approval. The other items on tonight's PAS Committee agenda are discussions about a sidewalk sale at Solaris Jewelry and the Bike Friendly America initiative. The Public Works and Buildings Committee also will meet Monday. Members will discuss progress on work related to the July 1 storm, the atrium force main replacement project, Schiller/Palmer parking structure maintenance and repairs and the "pending items" list. The Finance, Council Affairs…
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Elmhurst committees pick up where they left off June 26.
UPDATE July 9, 11:30 a.m.: The city of Elmhurst at 11:24 a.m. Monday announced the Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee meeting scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight has been canceled. The meeting was canceled for lack of a quorum. It has been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 11. -------------------------------------- Elmhurst's Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee members will continue their discussion on whether a member of the City Council can hold more than one elected position. After hearing an opinion from an attorney, the committee on June 26 decided to recommend that the question be brought to the voters via referendum, but they did not decide whether it should appear on the November…
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Also on the agenda, a coffee shop request, retail grant appeal, sewer rates and more.
Elmhurst Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee, and Development, Planning and Zoning Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at City Hall, 209 N. York Street. Elmhurst other two standing committees, Public Affairs and Safet, and Public Works and Buildings, are not meeting Tuesday. The following agenda items will be discussed: Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee Development, Planning and Zoning Committee
Monday, May 14, 2012
Aldermen eventually will weigh in on whether Mayor Pete DiCianni should be able to serve the city and DuPage County simultaneously, but first the discussion.
Elmhurst City Council members will meet in their committees on Monday, May 14, at City Hall, 209 N. York St. The public committee meetings will be preceded by a closed City Council meeting at 6:30 p.m. to discuss acquisition of real property. The public meetings are scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Residents will be invited to speak for up to three minutes at the end of each meeting. Following are the agendas for Elmhurst's four committees: Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee Public Works and Buildings Committee Development, Planning and Zoning Committee Public Affairs and Safety Committee
Monday, January 9, 2012
Members of the community invited to make public comment.
Monday, January 9, 2012
Two of Elmhurst City Council's standing committees will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 9, at City Hall, 209 N. York St. The Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee will discuss the purchase of multifunctional digital copiers and the use of an electric aggregation consultant. The Public Affairs and Safety Committee will discuss the Memorial Day parade, a contract extension for Bensenville Fire Protection District 1, a banquet facility liquor license classification, a change to the city code regarding the Veterans Memorial Commission and environmentally friendly vehicles. Members of the community will have an opportunity to speak at each meeting for up to three minutes. The Development, Planning and Zoning and Public …
Monday, August 22, 2011
Residents will have a chance to speak; start time is 7 p.m.
All four of Elmhurst City Council's standing committees will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall, 209 N. York St. Members of the public will have an opportunity to speak for up to three minutes at each of the meetings. Following are the agenda items: Development, Planning and Zoning Committee Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services Committee Public Affairs and Safety Committee Public Works and Buildings Committee
Monday, June 13, 2011
Committees will discuss signs, property tax rebate program, Metra grant and more.
Three of Elmhurst's four standing committees will meet tonight at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 209 N. York St. Development, Planning and Zoning—Chairman Steve Morley The agenda includes a request for variations to allow seven wall signs at 538 W. St. Charles Road. The request was passed out of the Zoning and Planning Commission in April. Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services—Chairman Steve Hipskind Four items are listed on the agenda. They are: Public Works and Buildings—Chairman Jim Kennedy The committee's agenda includes: Public Affairs and Safety Committee The PA&S Committee is not meeting tonight.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Alderman Michael Bram, long-time advocate for sidewalks on the north side, must say good-bye to that project due to new committee assignment.
City Manager Tom Borchert Monday night referred to the city's four standing committees as “the Elmhurst edge.” But one alderman was on edge about how the members of these work groups are selected. Third Ward Alderman Michael Bram said the City Council "wasted" an opportunity when it made the new committee assignments, because they do not make the best use of longer-serving council members' talents. “We've had some inefficiencies when newcomers to the City Council are in leadership positions,” he said. Committee assignments were approved as follows: Committee vice chairmen Bob Dunn and Dannee Polomsky are newly elected aldermen. But Bram not only took issue with the fact that new committee members are in leadership positions. Aldermen with …