Trustee Topics The Village of Clarendon Hills, 1 North Prospect Avenue, Clarendon Hills, IL 60514 (630) 323-3500September, 2002
Octoberfest Concert Saturday, October 5
One more concert remains to be played! The Octoberfest Fall September 11 Remembered
Concert with the Blooze Brothers is scheduled for Saturday,
A Candlelight Vigil will be held Wednesday, September 11 at
October 5 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. The Prospect Triangle is again
7:00 p.m. in the Garden at Community Presbyterian Church, 39
the location. Mid-America Bank will sponsor this concert and
Pete’s Town Market is the food vendor. So come on out, enjoy
The Candlelight Vigil will include prayers, readings and music
a Fall evening of great music and food.
to remember those who died a year ago. Ecumenical sponsors are Community Presbyterian Church,
Church of the Holy Nativity Episcopal, Notre Dame CatholicChurch, Christ Lutheran Church and the Christian Church of
Starting September 18
Come and join the 2002 Clarendon Hills Citizens Police
For more information, please call 323-6522.
Academy, meet the officers who serve you and learn about yourPolice Department first hand. Last year’s Academy received high
marks from the residents who attended. They expressed the factthat they were glad they took the time to participate. Keep The Children Safe
The academy meets once a week on Wednesday evenings from
Remember, summer has passed and we are into the first weeks
7:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. for 10 consecutive weeks (excluding
of the new school year. Please take extra care as you drive through
the Wednesday prior to Thanksgiving). Participants will be re-
town, especially on the streets close to schools. Speed limits
quired to attend no less than 8 of the sessions to graduate and
will be strictly enforced on all streets throughout the Village.
receive a certificate. Clarendon Hills Officers and professionals
Leave extra time to run errands rather than driving too fast. Please
in the field will provide all course instruction. Several of these
be aware of the crossing guards' commands at designated
topics are hands-on-instruction.
The Citizens Police Academy provides an excellent way to learn
Be particularly cautious in the Notre Dame School area because
about law enforcement in Clarendon Hills and how to prevent
of the construction taking place on that campus. Also, note
crime in your community. The lines of communication between
that a new bus stop will be located on Golf Avenue during
the police and the public will be enhanced. Residents will have
a better understanding of the problems facing their policedepartment and the department will have a greater knowledge
of residents’ concerns in their neighborhoods. Tips To Reduce Your Risk of Becoming Infected
Even though DuPage County is an area where birds or mosqui-
Traffic Enforcement (Hands On), D.U.I., Patrol Overview, In-
toes with WNV have been reported, a person is not likely to get
vestigations, Juvenile Law, D.A.R.E., Recruitment, Officer
sick from a mosquito bite. Even in areas where mosquitoes do
Safety (Hands On), Civil Law, Criminal Law, Use of Force
carry the virus, very few mosquitoes-much less than 1 percent-
(Hands On), Firearm Safety (Hands On), Domestic Violence,
are infected. If the mosquito is infected, less than 1 percent of
Crime Prevention, Crime Scene Processing (Hands On) and
people who get bitten and become infected will get severely ill.
WNV is not transmitted from person to person.
To be eligible, you must be 21 years of age and pass a back-
Here are tips on how to reduce your risk of becoming infected
ground check. Please check your calendar to make certain you
• When possible stay indoors at dawn, dusk and early evening.
• Wear light-colored, long-sleeved shirts and long pants
Applications are available in the Police Department lobby.
• Spray clothing with repellents containing permethrin or DEET
since mosquitoes may bite through thin clothing. Apply insectrepellent sparingly to exposed skin. An effective repellent will
Labor Day Holiday
contain 35 percent DEET. Repellents may irritate the eyes andmouth, so avoid applying repellent to the hands of children. Be
Village Offices Closed
sure to read and follow the manufacturer’s directions when usingan insect repellent. Monday, September 2
If you come across a dead bird, call the Village Public Works at323-6673. They will come and pick up the bird. Agenda, September 19 No cases filed at publication time Zoning Activity, July 25 Case #374 - Borchardt’s 56th St. Resubdivision 415 56th Street 2 lot subdivision plat - approved Pierce Dash Pumper Major Increase In Capability
The Clarendon Hills Fire Department took delivery of two pieces of fire apparatusrecently. On July 26, a 2002 Pierce Dash 105’ Aerial Ladder was delivered to the fire
department and on August 21, a 2002 Pierce Dash Pumper was delivered. Pierce Manu-facturing in Appleton, Wisconsin constructed both vehicles. They were purchased
Village Manager 9 Years
through the Northwest Municipal Conference cooperative bidding contract. By pur-
chasing through this cooperative, the Village was assured of the lowest price possible.
Joe Breinig, Village Manager for the past
These new vehicles replace a 1986 Mack Pierce 50’ Tele Squirt and a 1977 Mack
Pierce Pumper. The 1977 Pumper will be sold to the Woodland Fire Protection District
in Illinois. The 1986 Tele Squirt will be traded in to Pierce Manufacturing.
hometown. Our best wishes to Joe for hisfuture in Carol Stream and a hearty
These two new vehicles will provide the residents and firefighters with up to date
firefighting equipment that is easier and safer to operate.
Pierce Manufacturing training instructors spent approximately forty hours at the Clar-
endon Hills Fire Station instructing fire department personnel on the operation of these
vehicles. It is planned to have both of these vehicles in full service and responding to calls bySeptember 1, 2002.
Blood Drive Monday, October 28 The second annual blood drive will be Saturday, October 5
Now is the time to collect your accumulation of hazardous waste items that have been
piling up in your garage and basement. The free event will be held at Westmont’s Ty
Warner Park overflow parking lot on Saturday, October 5 from 8:00 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(323-3500, extension 19) to register. You
Acceptable waste materials are: cleaning solvents, acids, thermostats, propane
cylinders, fertilizer/pesticides, poisons, household batteries, automotive fluids,
mercury thermometers, oil based paints, insecticides, car batteries, wood stain andvarnish, pool chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs and asbestos. Unacceptable waste materials are: latex paints, fireworks, business waste, smoke
detectors, agricultural wastes, ammunition, explosives, medical waste, garbage andradioactive waste. Coming Saturday, October 5
Also, bring your old unused cellular phones and/or cellular phone chargers for the ‘Call
to Protect’ program. This program provides cell phones to indigent persons who may
need police protection (spousal abuse, etc.). The phones are reprogrammed to dial 911
off for the annual Fire Prevention Week. The new fire trucks will be on display
Directions to Ty Warner Park: Go North on Cass Avenue, cross Ogden to Plaza Drive,
vehicles and equipment. All are invited to the festivities which
will have plenty of action for the kids. Program Starts In September
The fall hydrant flushing program will begin on Monday, September 16. Hydrants on
(while they last) will be available as well.
all streets south of the Burlington Northern railroad tracks will be serviced. The flush-
ing will be performed between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. for approximately
more details. Save the date—Saturday,
6 to 8 weeks. A slight discoloration in the water may be noticed after flushing. Running
October 5, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
water in your sink for a few moments should clear up the water.
Librarian Kathy Strange will present suggestion for potential
books to be discussed, and will provide copies for check-out of
Thanks To All Who Participated
the “kick-off” title, Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace.
The Summer Dancin’ In The Streets concerts are over for this
If you are interested in joining the group, please call Kathy at
year. Residents enjoyed these fun-filled Wednesday evenings
323-8188 or sign up at the circulation desk before September
in July and August due to the hard work of a number of
residents and Village employees who put in many hours. Meet Representative Patti Bellock
Thanks go to the Village Special Events Committee; the finan-
State Representative Patti Bellock will visit the library on
cial sponsors: Mid America Bank, Ogden Avenue Motors, Lau-
Monday, September 23, 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. The visit is part of
rel Motors, Clarendon Hills Bank, AT&T Broadband, Euclid
Representative Bellock’s “Day in the District” project which
Beverage, Chicago Tribune and Harris Direct; the food
she hopes will simplify and encourage better communication
sponsors: Town Kitchen, Pete’s Town Market, Messina’s,
with local residents. You are invited to drop in and meet
Domino’s Pizza and Usinger Sausage; the Village Staff: Public
Representative Bellock in an open and casual atmosphere.
Works Department who set up the traffic control devices and
Summer’s Gone But The Memory Lingers On
the Police and Fire Departments who were responsible for the
Congratulations to all those who participated in “Reading
Rocks”, the summer reading program. There were approximately
How do you feel about the concerts? Any suggestions for bands
1750 children who attended the programs and/or took part in
in future programs? Please e-mail comments to Cheryl Pierce at
[email protected] or call her at 323-3500,
Recent Gifts and Memorials
The “Hot Spot”, the library’s young adult area, has a little moresizzle these days thanks to the recently installed neon sign spon-
sored by the Friends of the Library. Thank you, “Friends”!
The following books have been purchased in celebration of Joyce
Please ensure that your dog is under control at all times. A
Skrydlak’s Birthday with a gift from her sons: Making Arbors & Trellises; Native Trees, Shrubs & Vines and Gardening With
Village ordinance provides for appropriate restraint, meaning
a leash or lead held by the owner or caretaker; or in a secureenclosure so as not to cause a public nuisance; or at heel near a
The Clarendon Hills Woman’s Club has provided funds for the purchase of the books: The Shuberts Present; 100 Years of
person capable of controlling the dog. Dog and cat excrement
American Theater, Queen and Country: The Fifty Year Reign
should be removed from public or private property not owned
of Elizabeth II and The Oxford Companion to Music. Faithfully Yours: A History of Nursing in Illinois, has been
graciously donated by one of the authors, Karen J. Egenes. New Offerings From The Children’s Department
The book, Benny and the Binky, has been donated in loving
Monday, September 23 marks the debut of Baby Time. Baby
Time is a 30 minute story time for children birth to 18 months
old with an adult companion. This program uses stories, rhymes,
Library closed in honor of Labor Day.
songs and action games as an introduction to the library for
9:30 a.m. In person registration for Story Time
babies and their caregivers. It will be followed by free-play with
books and age appropriate toys. Registration is required for this
9:30 a.m. Phone registration for Story Time
The Saturday Chess Club will meet the first Saturday of the
7:00 p.m. “The Game’s Afoot” Mystery Group will
months from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The club is for children who
discuss Killer Stuff, by Sharon Fiffer.
know how to play chess and want to practice their chess skills
7:00 p.m. Library Policy Committee Meeting.
and meet new friends. No registration is required for this
7:30 p.m. Library Board of Trustees Meeting.
7:00 p.m. Inaugural meeting of Thursday Evening
Regular OfferingsInclude: LapSit Story Time - Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. A Sept. 23 9:30 to 11 a.m.
30 minute interactive program designed for children age birth
Representative Patti Bellock will visit the
to 3 years and their care givers. Registration is required. Preschool Story Time - Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. A 30 minute Sept. 23 10:00 a.m.
interactive program designed for children age birth to 3 years
old and their care givers. Registration is required. Sept. 24 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. Saturday Story Time - First Saturday of every month at 10:00
a.m. This 30 minute drop-in family story time is designed for
infants through age 5 and their caregiver. No registration
Sept. 25 10:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. Registration will begin on Saturday, September 14th. Please
register in person. Phone registration will be available begin-
NEW BUSINESS Princeton Properties • 5B Golf Avenue Thursday Evening Book Discussion Group An inaugural meeting will be held Thursday, September 19 in 630/215-4233 • Owner: Susan Crawford
the library meeting room. Refreshments will be provided.
Landscape Design and English Garden Accessories
Village of Clarendon Hills Trustee Topics September, 2002 Village President - Robert Ryan - Ext. 81 CARRIER ROUTE PRESORT Trustees
Ann Hamman - Ext. 82Taps Gallagher - Ext. 83
Don O'Toole - Ext. 85Terry Pocius - Ext. 86Tom Karaba - Ext. 87
Clerk - Dawn Tandle - Ext. 21 September Meeting Schedule Agenda Matters • Monday, September 2 Chicago Avenue Reconstruction Resolution LABOR DAY
Consideration of a resolution for the reconstruction of Chicago Avenue. The
State of Illinois is improving Chicago Avenue prior to the jurisdictional transferof the street to the Village. The resolution outlines the specific improvements
• Tuesday, September 3
to be made. Public Services Committee and Village Board, Tuesday, • Thursday, September 5 Triangle Beautification Bid Award
Approval of bid for contract work to be performed on the following Village
triangles: Iroquois/Norfolk, Iroquois/Algonquin, Mohawk/Norfolk and Indian/
• Monday, September 9
Norfolk. Community and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee and Village Board, Tuesday, September 3. Architectural Agreement - Police Facility • Monday, September 16
Approval of an architectural agreement with LZT/Filliung Partnership, LLP for
the design of a new police facility. Public Safety Committee and Village Board, Tuesday, September 3. • Thursday, September 19 Intergovernmental Agreement -School District 181 Consideration of an intergovernmental agreement between School District 181 • Monday, September 23
and the Village for the construction of a new Prospect Elementary School. Administration and Legislation Committee and Village Board, Tuesday, License Agreement Review of an agreement with the property owner/developer at 99 Park Avenue for parking spaces to be placed in the right-of-way. Land Use Committee and Village Board, Monday, September 16. Outdoor Cafes Further consideration of outdoor cafes and seating on the right-of-way. Administration and Legislation Committee, Monday, September 16 Village Phone Numbers Interim Village Manager - Kathy T. Redding Village Office: 323-3500 Web Page: www.clarendon-hills.il.us Director of Finance - Kathy T. Redding Emergency: 9-1-1 Director of Public Works - John W. Hays Non-emergency: Director of Community Development - Police Chief - Thomas M. Reasoner Fax: 323-3512 Park District: 323-2626 Fire Chief - Brian D. Leahy Public Works: 323-6673 Pool: 325-1040 TDD: 323-1325 (hearing impaired line) Business Hours: Mon. - Fri. 9 A.M. - 5 P.M.
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