November 21, 2019
- Preliminarily approved the 2019 property tax levy ordinance, which calls for a 2019 extended levy for the Village of $12,664,702, representing a 0.88 percent, or $110,339, increase compared to the Village's 2018 final extended levy, attributable to an increase in the levy for Equalized Assessed Valuation of new construction and newly annexed property for the 2018 tax year. Additionally, the Glenview Public Library is proposing a 2019 levy of $8,386,743, which includes a 0.62 percent, or $51,857, increase in the 2019 debt service compared to the Library's 2018 final extended levy related to the 2016A refunding bond issue required to fund the new building. The ordinance will be on the December 3 Board agenda for final consideration.
- Authorized the execution of an agreement with New Cingular Wireless, PCS, LLC regarding the future installation of small cell wireless facilities within the public right of way and upon Village-owned structures and utilities.
- Authorized an agreement with Rave Wireless Inc., doing business as Rave Mobile Safety of Framingham, Mass., for an estimated $15,500 to offer Smart 911 services to residents.
- Authorized a three-year agreement with Priority Dispatch Corporation of Salt Lake City, Utah for a total $45,150 to maintain the Emergency Medical Dispatch ProQA and Aqua software.
- Gave final approval to amending Chapter 98 (Zoning) of the Glenview Municipal Code to prohibit recreational cannabis businesses from locating in any zoning district, prior to the start of the state of Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act on January 1, 2020.
- Preliminarily approved 2019 Property Tax Abatement Ordinances totaling $7,590,573, of which about 94 percent is related to redevelopment of The Glen. After the effect of abatements and the loss provision added by Cook County, the 2019 Proposed Extended Levy for the Village would generate $21,051,445, 0.78 percent more than the 2018 final extended levy. The ordinances will be on the December 3 Board agenda for final consideration.
- Established 2019 property tax levies for 25 Special Service Areas totaling $333,115. When Cook County delivers a distribution of collected SSA property tax revenue, the Village transfers the portion of the distribution to each respective fund that was used as a source to design and construct the SSA project.
- Preliminarily adopted ordinances to amend the Glenview Municipal Code to amend fees charged by the Village including changes which:
- Increases ambulance transport rates for residents, non-residents and the per-mile fee by 3 percent
- Increases the fixed water charge by 2 percent to $7.01 per 1,000 gallons and increases the fixed sanitary sewer charge by 1.75 percent to $1.41 per 1,000 gallons.
- Removes redundant text related to service fees in various sections of the Municipal Code and directs the reader to the consolidation of fees and costs collected by the village for various services in Chapter 30-1.
- Preliminarily amended the Municipal Code to increase the number of Class G liquor licenses, which authorizes the retail sale of packaged alcoholic liquor in a store, establishment or facility in which the primary and principal business is the sale at retail of other services, goods, wares and merchandise, to 16 from 15 and the number of Class E liquor licenses, which authorizes the retailer located in Glenview to make retail sales and deliveries of packaged alcoholic liquor, to 24 from 0.
- Preliminarily amended the Municipal Code to incorporate changes made to the Illinois statute on July 19, 2019, related to the licensing and regulation of raffles within the Village of Glenview.
- Preliminarily established Special Service Area (SSA) 70 to facilitate installation of storm sewers and Special Service Area (SSA) 98 to facilitate installation of curb and gutter for Longvalley Road from Lehigh Avenue to Harlem Avenue. An SSA is a financing method for property owners to fund capital improvements benefiting a defined area.
- Preliminarily established Special Service Area (SSA) 96 to facilitate installation of curb and gutter and storm sewer for Woodland Drive between Central Road and Coronet Road. An SSA is a financing method for property owners to fund capital improvements benefiting a defined area.
- Preliminarily granted a Planned Development amendment and final site plan review to permit construction of an addition to the existing clubhouse building at Valley Lo Towers, 1901 Chestnut Avenue, and associated site modifications within the P-D Planned Development Residential District.
- Regarding the extension of development approvals for the Kohl Children's Museum, 2100 Patriot Boulevard, preliminarily approved extending the term of approval of final site plan approval and an extension of the term of approval of zoning variations for a period of one year to expire December 21, 2020.