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Wit Huntltg ^amsik nr^.^ Liiii^iiiidS u^Lmmmu <!« Chutes! Vote For Your Favorite Decorated Home Contestants Start Page 7 ... •W<f Mk Eutitles J^armstk /^ V* ^mvt */ USPS 580-360 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1990 VOLUME 30 - NUMBER 35 OFFICE PHONE 708-669-5621 SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 25c per copy Planning Commission Minutes The regular monthly meeting of the Huntley Planning Commission was called to order at 7:30pm by Chairman Wilmer Rohlwing. Those members of the board present were "Ron Hahn, Paul Mercer, Ed Domagalski, Jack Daum, Darick Franzen and Robert Schachtner. Also present were Mayor Dhamer and Village Administrator Krauss. The minutes of the Oct. 8, 1990, meeting were read. Mr. Franzen moved, Mr. Domagalski seconded to approve minutes as read. Motion carried. The first order of business was presented by Mr. Ken Bakley. He was back with his conceptual plan as was presented at last month's meeting. Mr. Daum moved to accept the conceptual plan as presented by Ken Bakley. Mr. Franzen seconded. Roll call vote was seven (7) ayes and no (0) nays, motion carried. The next order of business was presented by Mr. John Koste of Associated Management Services to present the Comprehensive Plan for Huntley which he and the ad-hoc committee have been working on for the last several months. The plan encompasses approximately 21,000 acres, planned around the givens, the ToUway, Route 47, and the railroad. The Village itself is already about 1,300 acres. Admini¬ strator Krauss explained that before the Comprehensive Plan can be adopted the Village Board has to hold a public hearing. Prior to that the Planning Commission needs to approve and recommend to the Village Board. They would like to hold hearing in December. Mr. Franzen moved to recommend to the Village Board to accept the Preliminary Comprehensive Plan and submit to the Village Board for approval. Mr. Daum seconded. Roll call vote was taken as follows: Franzen, aye; Daum, aye; Hahn, aye; Schachtner, aye; Domagalski, aye; Mercer, nay; Rohlwing, aye. There being six (6) ayes and one (1) nay, motion carried. Mr. Franzen moved that the . Village Board approve purchasing an easel. Mr. Daum seconded. Motion carried. The next order of business was presented by the Prime Group, Inc. Mr. Wally Rist presented the preliminary conceptual plan for the 2,639 acre project. They will submit their formal request after January 1, 1991. SWA Group is the master planner. Mr. Richard Burns is president of the new group. This is a master plan community, all land uses are incorporated in this area. Mr. Chris Miller presented components that make up master plan community with a slide presentation. They then reviewed the plan. Some main points would include corporate offices along the toUway. They plan to extend Freeman Road west and it would be a corporate drive. North of that area would be golf course. As far as traffic, they would improve Hemmer Road and 1-90 intersection. Hemmer would be a connector road. North and east would be business park. North of golf course would be single family. They propose 1295 acres of single family, 275 acres golf course and green areas. Kreutzer Rd. would be east- west connector to Hemmer. Showed 47 by-pass. Hotel/ retail directly north of corporate area along Rt. 47. Mr. Franzen asked goal for starting project. Mr. Rist said don't really know. Anticipate residential market will be strong. Anticipate Signs of Christmas The town square is decorated and ready for the Christmas season as well as the Village Hall, the churches and many local homes. Some are pictured in the Christmas Decoration Contest, page 7. Get out and see the beautiful Christmas displays in Huntley. business area will be attracting Hrst. If so, then development would start along Freeman, but they will be adjusting as market changes. They talked with ToUway authorities and were told by them that Route 47 is in their plan and are receptive to 4-way interchange. They are working on complete PUD, and then final plan approval on parcels as project progresses. They plan to return in December with refinements. The out parcel shown on the plan is the Drendel farm, which is a 50 acre parcel the Drendels will retain. The next order of business was presented by Mr. Ryan Stonebreaker. He is a builder il developer and in partner¬ ship with Herb Jackish. Mr. Jackish owns 4.55 acres on east side of Golf Course entrance along Algonquin Road. They would like to put up townhouses. Are planning five buildlnp, total of 26 units. The dcnolly Wvul4 be 5.77 units p*r ftcrc. Ther« would b« ranch and two'etory units and each unit would have two-car 2&r&g«s plus parking space in front of garages and «n« spac* hcrn^n trom unit for il lulul uf Ti^e parking spacei ptr unit. Mr. Everett Scheflow has done the work to get the sewer and water to the property. The sewer hook up would be from Bakley's subdivision. Ken will run water main along south side of Huntley Road and they want to connect and loop back at Ruth Road. Mr. 3ett Husemann of Pinecrest Country Club was present and said everything looks acceptable to him, but mentioned that he wants to maintain 30 foot set back along golf course. Mr. Stonebreaker said they agree with that. Mr. Husemann suggested 6-8 foot fence along parking lot, or berm and landscaping. Mr. Stone¬ breaker agreed to this, also. The plan includes two different floor plans. There would be 10 ranch styles or 1410 square feet and 16 two- story styles of 1900 square feet. All have fireplaces and whirlpools and will be priced between $133,000 - $145,000. Mr. Mercer moved to accept the preliminary plan for the townhouses presented by Ryan Stonebreaker. Mr. Franzen seconded. Upon roll call there were seven (7) ayes and no (0) nays. Motion carried. Mr. Daum moved to adjourn the meeting. Mr. Franzen seconded. Motion carried, meeting adjourned at 9:10pm. Nancy L. Dvorak, Sec. Wilmer Rohlwing, Chairman These minutes are subject to approval at the next regular Planning Commission Meeting, scheduled for December 10, 1990, 7:30pm.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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