PLAN COMMISSION/ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
CITY OF COUNTRYSIDE
FEBRUARY 1, 2005 AT 7:30 P.M.
ROLL CALL MEMBERS: CHAIRMAN RICHARD FULLMER, JR., MS. TINA GROTZKE, MR. STEVEN JASINSKI, MR. ROBERT LUBE, MR. DANIEL MOSS, MS. CYNTHIA SCHULZ, MR. FRANK THULLEN, MR. RICHARD TOTH, MR. EDWARD ZIEMBA
APPROVAL OF MINUTES – JANUARY 4, 2005 AND OCTOBER 19, 2004.
1. A CONTINUANCE FROM THE JANUARY 4, 2005 PLAN COMMISSION ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS MEETING TO CONSIDER A VARIANCE TO SECTION 10 5C-6 A&D, CHAPTER 10 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE FOR THE CITY OF COUNTRYSIDE TO CONSTRUCT A 4 BEDROOM 2-STORY HOME LOCATED AT 5322 S. MADISON AVENUE, THE OWNERS ARE LISA & PAT CALLAHAN.
2. TO RELOCATE SIGN FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE USED CAR LOT AS POSITIONED IN 1964 TO THE LAGRANGE ROAD SIDE OF THE PROPERTY,APPROXIMATELY 10-15 FT., REDUCING THE SIGN TO MEET ALL CITY ORDINANCES, ALSO ALLOW FOR NEW FOUNDATIONS AND NEW WIRING TO MEET ALL CURRENT CITY CODES, LOCATED AT 6200 S. LAGRANGE ROAD, THE OWNER IS SALVATORE QUATROCHI OF WESTFIELD FORD.
MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING
OF THE PLAN COMMISSION AND ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
FOR THE CITY OF COUNTRYSIDE, IL
HELD IN COUNCIL CHAMBERS ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2005
Chairman Fullmer called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. Secretary Lube called the Roll; the following members were present:
PRESENT: Chairman Richard Fullmer Jr., Secretary Robert Lube, Mr. Edward Ziemba, Mr. Steven Jasinski, Mr. Frank Thullen, Ms. Cynthia Schulz, Ms. Tina Grotzke, Mr. Richard Toth,
ABSENT: Mr. Daniel Moss
ALSO PRESENT: Mayor LeGant, Ald. Conrad, Ald. Michalczyk, Ald. Straza, Bldg. Comm. Krautstrunk, CDO Muenzer, Attorney Erik Peck, Ald. Smetana, Ald. Krzeminski
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
The first order of business is approval of the minutes of October 19, 2004 and January 4, 2005. Mr. Toth moved, seconded by Mr. Lube, to approve the minutes as presented. Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
Chairman Fullmer read the Notice of Public Hearing to continue a meeting to consider a variance to Section 10 5C-6 A&D, Chapter 10 to construct a four-bedroom two-story home located at 5322 S. Madison Avenue. Petitioners are Lisa and Pat Callahan. The applicants were sworn in by Chairman Fullmer and testified as follows:
Mrs. Callahan stated that the building was reduced in size to 2,208 square feet; they also reduced the height to 30 feet and the width to 32 feet. Mr. Callahan asked for consideration on a case by case basis. He presented a petition with 38 signatures of neighbors supporting their position. Chairman Fullmer stated that after reviewing the numbers, their new proposal is still more than 20% larger than the 1,845 square feet allowed. Resident Fran Griffin, 5308 Madison, spoke in support of the Callahans. Kathleen Donaghey, 5311 Ashland, also spoke in support of the Callahans. Chairman Fullmer moved to deny the request, seconded by Ms. Grotzke and carried by voice vote – 7/1/1. Ms. Schulz opposed the motion.
Regarding relocation of a sign from the middle of the used car lot at 6200 S. LaGrange Road – Westfield Ford – Representatives of the petitioners stated that they would like to continue their presentation until the next meeting on March 1, 2005. Mr. Fullmer moved to continue this matter to the next meeting, seconded byMr. Jasinski and carried unanimously. This matter is continued to March 1, 2005.
Mr. Lube suggested that a privacy fence be installed along 6th Ave. since Melody Lane is no longer grandfathered.
Mr. Krautstrunk handed out the Zoning Bulletin to Board members.
There being no further business to discuss, Ms. Grotzke moved, seconded by Mr. Ziemba, to adjourn the meeting. Motion carried by unanimous voice vote.
Chairman Fullmer declared the meeting adjourned at 8:00 p.m.
ROBERT FULLMER JR., CHAIRMAN