Town Meeting

GEL NEWS: After 11 meetings, Glen Ellyn OKs Memorial Field lights

After 11 Glen Ellyn plan commission hearings and two village board meetings, village trustees unanimously gave approval Monday to a controversial proposal to install lights at a Glenbard West High School practice field. "I think that character and reputation will be shown off even more by adding this particular new phase to Glenbard West and the community," Trustee Phil Hartweg said. Read more.

GEL SHARE: District 87 makes concessions on Memorial Field lights

In response to community concerns, Glenbard High School District 87 officials say they're making concessions as part of their plan to install lights at Memorial Field in Glen Ellyn. But opponents of the plan, which calls for installation of four 70-foot and two 60-foot light poles at the Glenbard West practice field, aren't entirely happy with the surprise.

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GEL NEWS: Rail Traffic on Union Pacific West Line to Increase

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Beginning March 1, 2011, Union Pacific Railroad unveils a new train safety warning system at Park Boulevard and Main Street track crossings. This is part of an entire system of improvements along the west line that impacts many communities.

The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn's November Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 12, 7:30pm, at the Glen Ellyn Civic Center. The topic to be discussed is the Village of Glen Ellyn's new strategic development plan for downtown
Glen Ellyn. The village board of trustees voted Monday to pass the plan.

The plan includes some possibly controversial ideas that presenters will analyze from their points of view and explain to members of the League and the public. To better

November 12, 2009
7:30pm
Civic Center, Duane Street, Glen Ellyn

League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn (http://www.lwvge.org) analyzes the new downtown strategic plan passed by the Glen Ellyn Village board of trustees on Monday, October 26, 2009.

Presenters include:

Event Start Date: 
Nov 12 2009 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Civic Center, Glen Ellyn, IL
GEPD Sandra Minogue

The following is the response from Glen Ellyn Park District President Sandra Minogue regarding GEL's inquiry about how the GEPD Board solicits public input:

Special Village Board Meeting

On Monday, March 30th at 8:00pm, the Village Board will hold a special board meeting to vote on a 1% increase in Sales Tax for Glen Ellyn. Meeting is held at the Civic Center and is open to the public.

Event Start Date: 
Mar 30 2009 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
Civic Center

GEL NEWS: Glen Ellyn Village Board Approves Montessori School Move

Diamante Montessori School Plan

After hearing public comment and deliberation, the Glen Ellyn Village Board last night approved plans for the Diamonte Montessori school to relocate from St Marks Church to the vacant building and property located at 625 Hillside Ave, the former location of Christ Church.

The new location for the school is at the corner of Park Boulevard and Hillside Avenue, mostly a residential neighborhood filled with single-family homes.

GEL SHARE: Home Rule Sales Tax Decision to be Made on March 30

Last Tuesday, Village officials agreed to change the final read of the proposed Home Rule Sales Tax from Monday, March 23 to Monday, March 30 to accommodate one trustee who will be absent at the March 23rd meeting.

The Village Board is interested in having all elected officials participate in the vote on the home rule sales tax. Since one Trustee was going to be absent from the March 23 meeting, Village President Vicky Hase publicly asked Trustees at the workshop meeting of March 16 if they were available for a March 30 meeting. All trustees present indicated they were available.

League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn Hosts Glen Ellyn Candidate Forum

The League of Women Voters of Glen Ellyn is hosting a Candidates' Forum from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 22 at Hadley Junior High School. Candidates for School District 41 Board, the Park Board and Village President have been asked to participate.

Schedule of Events:

1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
The District 41 candidate forum

2 p.m.
Candidates in uncontested races will be introduced

2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Park Board candidates forum

3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Village President candidates forum

Event Start Date: 
Mar 22 2009 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: 
Hadley Junior High School

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