Board of Trustees Meeting Notes
February 19, 2019
Present: President Norris and Trustees Chamberlain, Ford, Goldstein, Haber, Hollander, and Jamerson.
COMMENTS BY THE PRESIDENT:
Project Update – 5.5 Acres surrounding Village Hall
The President reported the status on the planned survey assessing resident support for the Campus Plan/Flatwoods Heritage Center. The President stated that the final survey questions had been created by Committee and approved as a neutrally-designed document. Trustee Haber indicated that the final survey was much better than prior versions, with some noted reservations.
The Village has not received official paperwork from the State relating to the grant for the Center. The Village Board’s decision whether to proceed should be made by mid-April. The State has said that as long as the project goes forward, supports open space and is consistent with the general approach stated in the grant proposal, the Village has flexibility as to details.
Trustee Hollander suggested holding a workshop inclusive of the Board to discuss the go-forward plan. The President agreed and noted that the workshop would be open to the community. Trustee Haber suggested that an electronic sign be placed to encourage residents to complete the survey.
Special February Village Voice
The President indicated that a special edition of the Village Voice is being mailed to residents and will include an article on the Campus Plan/Flatwoods Heritage Center.
Stormwater Management Commission Meeting
Trustee Jamerson recommended attendance at the Stormwater Management Commission’s special meeting to be held Thursday, March 7 at 6 p.m. The topic is FoxConn’s impact on the Des Plaines River. The meeting will be held at the University Center of Lake County, at 1200 University Center Drive on the College of Lake County’s Grayslake campus, in the multipurpose room (Great Room).
NEXT BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING: March 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM.
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