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Easement for Tru Hotel, Planning & Zoning appointment, Honey Berry Café – Village Board agendas 2/7/23

LANSING, Ill. (February 4, 2023) – The February 7 Lansing Village Board meetings begin at 7 p.m. with the regular board meeting, which is directly followed by the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Village Board meeting agenda (7 p.m.)

Many of the items brought before the Village Board at this meeting have been previously discussed in a Committee of the Whole meeting.

  1. CALL TO ORDER & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM VILLAGE BOARD MEETING ON JANUARY 17, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
    • RECOGNIZE TOP 3 WINNERS OF THE 2023 VEHICLE STICKER ART CONTEST
    • RESOLUTION # 1332, APPOINTING ERNST LAMOTHE TO THE PLANNING & ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
    • APPROVAL OF BILLS & PAYROLL
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
    • ORDINANCE # 23-002, GRANTING A SPECIAL USE TO ALLOW AN INDOOR AMUSEMENT USE WITHIN THE B2 COMMUNITY RETAIL & SERVICE DISTRICT – GAMMA VR (VIRTUAL REALITY), NABBIL KHAN, 17336 TORRENCE AVENUE
    • ORDINANCE # 23-003, AUTHORIZING THE DECLARATION OF SURPLUS PROPERTIES
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
    • ORDINANCE # 23-004, APPROVING A FINAL PLAT OF SUBDIVISION FOR CERTAIN PARCELS OF PROPERTY IN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING, COMMONLY KNOWN AS 17130 TORRENCE AVENUE
    • ORDINANCE # 23-005, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ACCESS EASEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING AND 17130 TORRENCE, LLC FOR THE GRANT OF CERTAIN EASEMENTS ON THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 17128 AND 17130 SOUTH TORRENCE AVENUE IN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING
    • ORDINANCE # 23-006, AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF AN ACCESS EASEMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE VILLAGE OF LANSING, 17130 TORRENCE, LLC, KEN LANSING SC, LLC, & EFN TORRENCE 150, LLC FOR THE GRANT OF CERTAIN EASEMENTS ON THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 17128 SOUTH TORRENCE AVENUE, 17130 SOUTH TORRENCE AVENUE, 2352 172ND STREET, AND 1350 SIBLEY BOULEVARD
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE FISH
  12. YOUTH CENTER & HRC – TRUSTEE HARDY
  13. PUBLIC COMMENT
  14. OLD BUSINESS
  15. NEW BUSINESS
  16. ADJOURNMENT

Committee of the Whole meeting agenda (following the Board meeting)

These are new items brought to the Board for discussion. Prior to the meeting, Board members receive a Board packet that contains documents and background information relevant to the items on this agenda. They review the Board packet in order to be able to discuss the agenda items.

  1. CALL TO ORDER
  2. ROLL CALL
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF C.O.W. ON JANUARY 17, 2023
  4. MAYOR’S REPORT
  5. VILLAGE ADMINISTRATOR REPORT
    • HONEY BERRY CAFÉ – 3545 RIDGE ROAD (FORMER BAKER’S
      SQUARE)
      • TAX INCREMENT FINANCING REDEVELOPMENT
        AGREEMENT
      • REQUEST FOR LIQUOR LICENSE
    • BULLDOG ALE HOUSE – 3323-25 RIDGE ROAD (FORMER JACK’S
      PUB)
      • TAX INCREMENT FINANCING REDEVELOPMENT
        AGREEMENT
  6. VILLAGE ATTORNEY REPORT
  7. FINANCE & INSURANCE – TRUSTEE ABBASY
  8. AIRPORT & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – TRUSTEE SMITH
    • QUIKTRIP CORPORATION – UPDATE ON DEVELOPMENT & REQUEST FOR LIQUOR LICENSE, 17355 TORRENCE AVENUE
    • INVESTOR REAL ESTATE GROUP, LLC – REQUEST FOR CLASS 8 TAX INCENTIVE CLASSIFICATON CONSIDERATION – 19120 BURNHAM AVENUE COMMERCIAL PLAZA
    • ARBOR CARE PIEKARSKI & SONS, INC., REQUEST FOR CONVEYANCE OF VILLAGE OWNED PROPERTY AT 1694 THORNTON-LANSING ROAD
  9. POLICE & FIRE – TRUSTEE ZELDENRUST
  10. BUILDINGS & PUBLIC WORKS – TRUSTEE VALENCIA
  11. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & LNN – TRUSTEE FISH
  12. YOUTH CENTER & HRC – TRUSTEE HARDY
  13. PUBLIC COMMENT – REGARDING ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA
  14. OLD BUSINESS
  15. NEW BUSINESS
  16. ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF REAL PROPERTY FOR THE USE OF THE PUBLIC BODY & COLLECTIVE BARGAINING – 5 ILCS 120/2(C)(2)
  17. ADJOURNMENT

Meeting location

Lansing Village Board meetings usually begin at 7 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month at the Police and Court Complex (Lansing Police Department), 2710 170th Street, Lansing.

Open Meetings Act

The Open Meetings Act requires that “An agenda for each regular meeting shall be posted at the principal office of the public body and at the location where the meeting is to be held at least 48 hours in advance of the holding of the meeting.” The Village of Lansing posts agendas and minutes from public meetings in the “Documents” section of their website, and copies are usually emailed to The Lansing Journal as well.

Staying informed

Lansing Journal subscribers receive an email each morning with links to Lansing headlines, so they stay informed about items being discussed at Lansing Village Board meetings, as well as news that happens between meetings.

Josh Bootsma
Josh Bootsma
Josh is Managing Editor at The Lansing Journal and believes in the power and purpose of community news. He covers any local topics—from village government to theatre, from business openings to migratory birds.

2 COMMENTS

  1. Tell about what thay are there for Honey Berry Bull dog everything else. We alresdy know the meetings are cslled to order If they hsve nothig to say, say so tell what these people are trying to get Bulldog wants to tske over Jsck’s liquourlicence which sould go through. if not say why ? These roports could be a little more informative. you have missed the previous story on them or forgot.

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