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09/20/1993´┐Żu September 20, 1993 The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Deerfield was called to order by the Mayor in the Council Chamber of the Village Hall on Monday, September 20, 1993 at 8:00 PM. The Clerk called the roll and announced that the following were Present: Bernard Forrest, Mayor Marvin Ehlers John H. Heuberger Harriet E. Rosenthal Edwin B. Seidman Michael Swartz Absent: Vernon E. Swanson and that a quorum was present and in attendance. Also present were Administrative Assistant Gerald Smith and Attorney James Stucko. Trustee Seidman moved, seconded by Trustee Swartz, that the minutes of the previous meeting be approved. Motion carried unanimously. BILLS AND PAYROLL Trustee Seidman moved, seconded by Trustee Ehlers, that the Bills and Payroll be approved. Motion carried by the following vote: AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swartz (5) NAYS: None (0) TREASURER'S REPORT In the absence of Finance Director George Valentine, Mayor Forrest noted that the Treasurer's Report for August indicated sales tax receipts are 4% above the previous twelve month period. Major revenue items are at or close to projections with the exception of water sales. Expenditures are close to budget with the exception of the water department due to a decline in water sales. As of August 31, 101.2% of cash was - invested at an average interest rate of 5.04 %. PROCLAMATION Mayor Forrest proclaimed September 24th and 25th to be Peanut Days in Deerfield. Trustee Rosenthal moved, seconded by Trustee Swartz, that the Proclamation be accepted. Motion carried unanimously. SPECIAL USE IN I2B Brewster's Coffee Company requested a Special LIMITED INDUSTRIAL Use to.permit some supplemental roasting of DISTRICT - BREWSTER'S coffee at their facility at 430 Lake Cook COFFEE COMPANY Road. The Plan Commission recommended a one year conditional approval. If no problems arise, the petitioner could apply for permanent renewal. Trustee Rosenthal moved, seconded by Trustee Swartz, that the Plan Commission recommendation for Special Use to Permit Food Processing in the I -2B Limited Industrial District be accepted and the Attorney directed to prepare the necessary Ordinance. Motion carried unanimously. Consent Agenda 0 -93 -49 ORDINANCE Ordinance Vacating a Portion of Alley - 914 VACATING PORTION OF and 918 Woodward Avenue. ALLEY - 914 & 918 WOODWARD AVENUE 0 -93 -50 ORDINANCE Ordinance Amending Municipal Code re BOCA BOCA BASIC PLUMBING CODE Basic Plumbing Code. .RIGHT TURN ONLY, ALLEY Ordinance Amending Chapter 22 of the NORTH OF CEMETERY Municipal Code re Right Turn Only, Alley North of the Cemetery. First reading. Trustee Seidman moved, .Agenda be accepted and following vote: seconded by Trustee Swartz, that the Consent the Ordinances adopted. Motion carried by the AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swartz (5) NAYS: None ( 0 ) BURGLAR ALARM ORDINANCE Ordinance Amending Burglar Alarm Ordinance. First reading. Trustee Rosenthal requested clarification of the outside ringer alarm operation. Police Chief Anderson advised that the outside ringer would not be activated after its first annunciation but the alarm would continue to be heard at the police department or at the central (answering) station. This system would eliminate disturbing the neighborhood with repeated outside alarm ringing. (as amended 10/4/93) INCREASING CLASS A Ordinance Increasing Number of Class A LIQUOR LICENSE Liquor Licenses From Four to Five. Second reading. Mayor Forrest mentioned that the Village had received 40 letters in opposition and 7 letters supporting a liquor store at the Cori Foods location. Ron Cigelnik, owner of Gold Eagle Liquors, appeared before the Board and related his background and experience in the liquor business. Ron Ori, 1110 Fair Oaks, owner of the closed Cori Foods store, spoke of his difficulty in finding a grocery tenant for the store. Jonathan Krit, 1235 Carlisle Place, voiced his opposition to the proposed liquor store, stating it gave a negative image to the Village. Robert Rosen, 405 Deerfield Road, presented the Board with a petition signed by 270 Deerfield residents who opposed a liquor store at the old Cori Foods location. Roger Mandel, 240 Deerfield Road, distributed pictures of the signs in the windows of the Gold Eagle store in Libertyville and expressed concern with the esthetics of those signs. Trustee Seidman moved, seconded by Trustee Swartz, that the Ordinance Increasing Number of Class A Liquor Licenses from Four to Five be approved. Motion failed by the following vote: AYES: None ( 0 ) NAYS: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swartz (5) ZONING ORDINANCE Ordinance Amending Chapter 20 of the AMENDMENT RE DEVELOPMENT Municipal Code re Development Code. First CODE reading. The Board suggested the homeowners association get a copy of the approved development plans for their files. They should also be aware of their responsibilities for private maintenance of cul -de -sacs and entrances in their development. LOCATE FENCE WITHIN Carla Lambrechts, petitioner, wishes to build PUBLIC RIGHT -OF -WAY a fence in front of mature hedges that are 1342 OXFORD ROAD several feet outside the north property line of 1342 Oxford Road. Ms. Lambrechts requested a variance from the zoning ordinance governing fencing of residential property to allow construction of this fence. The Board advised petitioner that fencing was not in the Zoning Ordinance but in the Municipal Code. There is no procedure that allows a fence outside the property line. DISCUSSION Trustee Swartz inquired about the status of the Door County lawsuit. The suit will be heard Tuesday morning, September 21. Mayor Forrest stated the Village has good reason to believe the ordinance in question is valid. Trustee Rosenthal commented on the variation of cul -de -sac lengths. She suggested the Plan Commission review the reason for the length of a cul -de -sac and perhaps amend the required length by.10%. Trustee Rosenthal was advised length of cul -de -sacs was a safety question. The -2- Subdivision Code grants a 10% variation and the Board felt it should stay as it is. Truste Ehlers commented that his recent cable bill increased 32 %. Delete options were not clearly defined. Further negotiation by the Village is necessary to define what the basic service will be. Information on delete options and franchise tax will appear in the next issue of D- Tales. Trustee Rosenthal asked Police Chief Anderson for a report on the parking at Congregation B'nai Tikvah last week during the Jewish holidays. According to Police Chief Anderson, 226 vehicles were parked, 167 in lot, 83 on Wilmot Road. The traffic flow worked well. Trustee Swartz questioned the status of the Barnes and Noble signage at Cadwell Corners. Barbara Houpt noted she had sent Mr. Buccola a letter asking him to provide in writing what he proposed to do about the signage. To date no response has been received. The Board suggested another letter be sent with a deadline for response. Trustee Rosenthal commented on some of the lighted signs on Waukegan Road with missing letters and how it reflected poorly on Deerfield's image. ADJOURNMENT There being no further business, upon motion of Trustee Rosenthal, seconded by Trustee Heuberger, the meeting adjourned at 9:35 PM. J DTI -3- MOOMM