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Village Manager's Weekly Report

Week Ending Jan. 22, 2021

Meetings scheduled for next  week:

  • Monday, Jan. 25:
    • Municipal Electoral Board Meeting, 10:30 a.m., via Zoom
  • Tuesday, Jan. 26:
    • Farmers’ Market Commission, 3 p.m., via Zoom
  • Wednesday, Jan. 27:
    • Environment & Energy Commission, 7 to 9 p.m., via Zoom
  • Thursday, Jan. 28:
    • Board of Fire and Police Commissioners, 5:30 p.m., via Zoom
    • Historic Preservation Commission Architectural Committee, 7 p.m., via Zoom
  • Friday, Jan. 29:
    • No meetings scheduled

Pete’s earns Plan Commission support – The Plan Commission recommended approval of the application for a new Pete's Market on Madison Street with a 7 to 2 vote at a meeting held online last night (Thurs., Jan. 21).  Last night’s public hearing – the second on the project – included revisions to the project to address concerns voiced at the initial meeting. The two dissenting votes were related to what the commissioners characterized as the lack of a more prominent design feature at the southwest corner of Madison Street and Oak Park Avenue. The Plan Commission approval included the condition that the applicant work with the Oak Park Area Arts Council to improve the corner configuration and make other minor façade modifications. The Plan Commission also supported the street vacation request for Euclid Avenue and the building encroachment along Madison Street.

Limited report content – This week’s report is limited as the majority of Village staff work has been related to pandemic response and is reported in the Village Manager’s status report on COVID-19. The COVID-19 report is available online at www.oak-park.us/news/covid-19-coronavirus-resources.