February 10, 2014

Planning and Development Committee

Meeting Location – Village Hall

175 Water St.

February 10, 2014 7:00 p.m.


Present: Village President Bob Walsh and Village Clerk Jeaneen Bennett.

Committee Chairman John Totemeier opened the meeting at 7:00 p.m.

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

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

  5.    The Committee will draft a resolution regarding the Grand Prairie Gateway Project.

  6. Adjournment. 

    The Committee went over the draft letter and made any changes needed.

    Trustee Mary Kay Wlezen reported Rich Guerard with Wyndham Deerpoint is not happy with the proposed second alternate route. Discussion followed.

    Trustee Wlezen mentioned an article she read in the Courier News in regards to the Forest Preserve will let Com Ed go through their property if they buy the 830 acres next to their property. Discussion followed.

    The Committee discussed the draft resolution. Trustee Wlezen will incorporate into the resolution a couple of paragraphs from Mary Ann Wilkison’s notes.

    Trustee Wlezen will update the resolution and email it to Committee members. If they agree she will email it to Attorney Harbottle so she can put it in final resolution form.

     It was noted that to file a petition to intervene it has to be filed by February 14, 2014.

     Trustee John Totemeier made a motion to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Trustee Duane Wilkison.  Motion carried by voice vote. The meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

    Respectfully submitted,

    Marilyn Diede for

     Jeaneen Bennett

    Village Clerk