January 28, 2014

Planning and Develoment Committee Meeting

Meeting Location – Village Hall – 175 Water Street

January 28, 2014

 

Present: President Bob Walsh, Village Clerk Jeaneen Bennett and Village Engineer John Whitehouse..

Open the Meeting: Chairman John Totemeier opened the meeting at 7:01 p.m.

Roll Call: Trustees: John Totemeier, Duane Wilkison and Mary Kay Wlezen.

 

The purpose of this meeting is for the following agenda:

 

1. Open the meeting.

2.   Roll Call.

3.   Guests: (3 minutes for those not on the agenda).

4.   Approval of the December 10, 2013 Planning and Development Committee meeting  

                 minutes.

            5.   The Committee will draft a letter to the Illinois Commerce Commission.

            6.   Adjourn.

 

Village Engineer John Whitehouse passed out a Draft Paragraphs for Consideration for the Committee to go over along with a map that had the primary route and alternate route.

He said the alternate route is 3.8 miles longer than the primary route. The additional cost of the 3.8 miles makes the alternate route not feasible.

He went over the map and discussed each route. The route John is proposing is 2.1 miles longer than the primary route and 1.7 shorter than the Com Ed alternate route.

He went over the Draft Paragraphs for Consideration. Discussion followed.

Mr. Whitehouse said the ICC has 225 days for the open period.   He would like to get the letter to the Board by the second meeting in February or the first meeting in March. Discussion followed.

Mr. Whitehouse will send the document to Trustee Wlezen as a word document and she can put it together a draft for the Committee to work on. Trustee Wlezen went over what she has so far in regards to a resolution. Discussion followed.

The Committee’s next meeting will be February 10, 2014 at 7 p.m.

Mr. Whitehouse asked the Committee if he could propose the route to Rich Guerard. He will copy Trustee Wlezen on what he sends to Mr. Guerard.

Approval of the December 10, 2013 Planning and Development Committee meeting minutes: Trustee Duane Wilkison made a motion to approve the December 10, 2013 Planning and Development Committee meeting minutes. Trustee John Totemeier seconded the motion.

Ayes: Trustees: Duane Wilkison, John Totemeier and May Kay Wlezen. Three ayes, motion carried.

Adjourn: Trustee Duane Wilkison made a motion to adjourn. Trustee John Totemeier seconded the motion. Motion carried on voice vote. The meeting adjourned at 7:44 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Marilyn Diede, Deputy Clerk

for Jeaneen Bennett Clerk