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08/01/1994August 1, 1994 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, August 1, 1994, at 8:00 P.M. The clerk called the roll and announced that the following were: Present: Bernard Forrest, Mayor Marvin W. Ehlers John H. Heuberger Harriet E. Rosenthal Edwin B. Seidman Vernon E. Swanson Michael Swartz and that a quorum was present and in attendance. Also present were Village Manager Robert Franz and Attorney James Stucko. Trustee Seidman made a motion to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. PROCLAMATION Mayor Forrest read a proclamation honoring Attorney Harold Winer for thirty years of service to the Village of Deerfield and naming Thursday, August 4, 1994, Harold H. Winer Day in Deerfield. Trustee Rosenthal made a motion to accept the proclamation. Trustee Swanson seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. Mayor Forrest presented Mr. Winer with a desk memento, and Chief Anderson presented him with a Deerfield Police Department badge. After remarks by Mr. Winer, a reception was held in the police department. INTERACTIVE VIDEO Trustee Ehlers made a motion to remove BULLETIN BOARD from the table Agenda Item 79 -79 -22 regarding the Interactive Video Bulletin Board. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. Motion passed unanimously. DEPARTMENTAL OBJECTIVES Chief of Police L. Patrick Anderson gave POLICE DEPARTMENT highlights from the Police Department's Semi - Annual Report. These include a decrease in the number of burglaries and a decrease in traffic collisions. Also highlighted were community policing initiatives such as Citizens' Police Academy and D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education). In response to questions from the Board, Chief Anderson commented that the number of DUIs has increased due to more aggressive enforcement, and that service calls have increased at least in part due to use of the 911 system by residents to report suspicious activities. Some areas of town have experienced a significant increase in the number of incidents of pickpocketing and thefts of purses from shopping carts. The police department is working with the Chamber of Commerce to raise citizen awareness. Although there have been some gang related arrests, the gangs have been from other areas, not from Deerfield. The police department strives to keep students active and involved with other interests. REPORTS ROAD CONNECTION BETWEEN The Parkway North Center is proposing to 3 PARKWAY NORTH AND THE construct a connecting driveway between MARRIOTT SUITES HOTEL the Marriott Suites Hotel and the Three Parkway North Building in order to make the northeast parking lot available for hotel guest parking. The Plan Commission recommends approval of the petitioner's request. David Torrence was present to represent LaSalle Partners. Trustee Seidman made a motion to accept the Plan Commission recommendation. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. Trustee Heuberger commented that there is a discrepancy between the numbers in the LaSalle Partners letter and the Plan Commission Report. According to Mr. Torrence the LaSalle Partners figures are correct. After discussion, Trustee Ehlers made a motion to table the matter until the discrepancy is resolved. Trustee Heuberger seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously. CONSENT AGENDA ORDINANCE 0 -94 -30 An ordinance authorizing a fare increase INCREASING TAXICAB RATES for American Taxi Dispatch, Inc. Second Reading. EXPANSION OF MICHAEL An ordinance authorizing amendment to an THOMAS HAIR SALON existing Class A Special Use to permit expansion of the Michael Thomas Hair Salon and relocation of the Deerfield Chiropractic Center - 724, 726 and 732 Waukegan Road. First Reading. MARKETING SIGNS FOR An ordinance amending the Zoning COROMANDEL BY OPTIMA Ordinance to provide for Temporary Marketing Signs in Residential Planned Unit Developments at the request of Optima, Inc. First Reading. Trustee Seidman made a motion to remove the Optima issue from the Consent Agenda. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. The ordinance was removed from the Consent Agenda. Trustee Rosenthal made a motion to pass the Consent Agenda. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. Motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swanson, Swartz (6) NAYS: None (0) Trustee Seidman commented that since the last Board of Trustees Meeting, Optima has erected the agreed upon signs, but has taken them down again and replaced them with the original signs. In his opinion, Optima is not acting in good faith. After discussion about whether or not the signs have been changed since the previous meeting, Trustee Seidman made a motion to table the matter until Optima comes back with an explanation. There being no second to the motion, Mayor Forrest said the issue would stand as a first reading. Trustee Seidman requested a roll call. The vote on whether to have the Optima matter stand as a first reading was as follows: AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Swanson (4) NAYS: Seidman, Swartz (2) OLD BUSINESS RECAPTURE ORDINANCE - The Village Attorney has reviewed the LAKE -WIL SUBDIVISION Agreement with Glenview State Bank (Prodromos) regarding the Recapture Ordinance, Lake -Wil Subdivision, and revisions have been made to it. This agreement is the implementation of the ordinance prepared in 1992, calling for allocation of the costs to the benefitted properties and providing for payment to the Village of the award and court costs connected with the condemnation. The engineering numbers are estimates and will be replaced by the final numbers. Trustee Seidman made a motion to authorize the Mayor to sign the agreement. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. When questioned by Trustee Swanson, Mr. Stucko terms Owner and Developer are interchangeable, Glenview State Bank. This will be clarified i; of the agreement. Trustee Heuberger commented purposes the owner of the land trust should be Mr. Stucko agreed. explained that the both referring to a a revised version that for indemnity required to co -sign. Mr. Franz filled in the blanks of the agreement with estimated numbers. The motion to authorize the Mayor to sign the agreement, subject to the changes discussed, passed by the following vote: AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swanson, Swartz (6) NAYS: None (0) DISCUSSION RE APPEARANCE Mayor Forrest is recommending a REVIEW COMMISSION procedural change making the commission advisory to the Village Board. Currently the decision of the commission is final unless it is appealed to the Board of Trustees, which is seldom done. The change would require an amendment to the Municipal Code. Trustee Swartz made a motion to table the matter until Board members have had time to discuss the issue with the Appearance Review Commission. Trustee Rosenthal seconded the motion. Motion carried, with Trustee Swanson casting the only dissenting vote. NEW BUSINESS ORDINANCE ANNEXING LAND An ordinance annexing the property TO THE VILLAGE commonly known as 780 Saunders Road to the Village. First Reading. INTERACTIVE VIDEO Jesse Rotman, Chairman of the Cable BULLETIN BOARD Advisory Board, announced that Post Newsweek Cable has agreed to completely underwrite the cost of the Interactive Video Bulletin Board. This is a negotiated resolution to issues arising from the Village audit of Post Newsweek Cable in 1992. Government Access Channel 3 could be converted to the Deerfield Info Channel in about two months. Mr. Rotman asked the Board to approve the concept of the Interactive Video Bulletin Board and to accept the agreement proposed by Post Newsweek Cable and the Cable Advisory Board as a resolution to the audit issues. After discussion of how the new system works, Trustee Ehlers made a motion to accept the proposal of the Cable Advisory Board, subject to working out details with Post Newsweek Cable. Trustee Heuberger seconded the motion. Motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swanson, Swartz (6) NAYS: None (0) SPRINKLING SYSTEM FOR Howard Kogen attended the meeting seeking BRISTOL ESTATES clarification regarding the proposed sprinkling system for the entrance area of Bristol Estates and also along Pfingsten Road. Mr. Kogen and his associates do not feel that this was made a requirement at the July 5 Board meeting, nor do they feel that an irrigation system is needed. After discussion, it was decided that the entrance to Bristol Estates must have an irrigation system, but that irrigation along Pfingsten Road cannot, as a practical matter, be accomplished, now that the originally planned berm is being replaced by a fence. DISCUSSION RECYCLING Trustee Seidman reminded residents that as of August 1 they may recycle plastics #5, #6, and, #7. This information will appear in D- Tales. Trustee Ehlers suggested publishing an updated informational card for residents summarizing recycling information. DANGEROUS BUILDING Mr. Franz reported on an unoccupied and dangerous building at 1240 Lake Cook Road. The property owner has been notified but has not responded. Mr. Franz suggests authorizing the Village attorney to proceed with 3 steps necessary to permit the demolition of the building. The property would be liened for the associated costs. Trustee Seidman made a motion to direct the attorney to proceed with the necessary steps. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. Motion passed by the following vote: AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swanson, Swartz (6) NAYS: None (0) EXECUTIVE SESSION Trustee Rosenthal made a motion to go into Executive Session to discuss land acquisition. Trustee Swartz seconded the motion. Motion carried by the following vote: AYES: Ehlers, Heuberger, Rosenthal, Seidman, Swanson, Swartz (6) NAYS: None (0) ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to discuss, Trustee Ehlers made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Trustee Heuberger seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 P.M. APPROVED: i atlt´┐Ż 41-1-4A LI Village Cler J 4 Mayor