Villa Park historical commission give status on old post office
The village of Villa Park Historical Preservation Commission met Oct. 6 for status on the old post office property.
Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the commission:
Villa Park Historical Preservation Commission is located at 20 S Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, IL
M E E T I N G N O T I C E
The VILLA PARK HISTORICAL PRESERVATION COMMISSION
Will hold its regular meeting on Thursday October 6, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the
HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 220 S. Villa Ave., Villa Park IL 60181 (630) 941-0223.
VPHPC Agenda will be as follows:
1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. APPROVE MINUTES: On May, 2016 there was no formal meeting of VPHPC due to a lack of a quorum. An informal meeting was held. Jose, Roxanne and Carol met and discussed the items on the agenda. Informal meeting minutes of the April and May 2016 VPHPC Meetings were approved by email.
4. Public Participation on non-agenda items (limit 5 minutes)
5. Public Participation on agenda items (limit 5 minutes)
6. OLD BUSINESS DISCUSSIONS
National Register Sites / Stewardship Reviews of Village owned historic properties
Former “CAE Ardmore Avenue Station” c. 1910
(VP Chamber of Commerce-10 W. Park Blvd.)
Former “CAE Villa Avenue Station” c.1929 (Historical Museum - 220 S. Villa Ave.)
Former Chicago Great Western Train Depot c.1926 Village Restorations/Repairs – Status update.
B. Preservation / VP Teardowns / Revitalization / Development / Preservation News
Status of Old Post Office property c.1935
Façade Improvements, etc. / Design Review– Kenilworth TIF area
C. Community Preservation Education
Updates to VPHPC web sites http://www.invillapark.com/vphpc/index.htm
D. VPHPC Current Projects / Research – Status Update
Completed- Sept 17 9-11 event LI at Historical Museum or other site in VP
New brochure for VPHPC
E. Conferences/ Meetings/Membership.
F. Annual Historic Plaque Awards Program Discussion.
In process – simplify HP form / review suggestions
G. (on hold) - Securing Reference Library bookcases at Museum
H. (on hold) - Lighting Project – Historical Museum.
I. Reduce VPHPC from 7 members to 5 Members.
J. Completed. Museum Ice Cream Social Volunteering / music.
7. NEW BUSINESS DISCUSSIONS
A. Museum – Shelter and benches.
B. Proposed Sears house demolition.
C. Halloween Walk – October 29 Old Town Villa Avenue 1-3 PM
D. Village staff resignations.
E. Commissioner reports / comments
8. BILL PAYMENT / VPHPC BUDGET
A. Bill Payment. Carol needs to submit expenses for Music entertainment, Membership, LI/VPHPC Hosting, and memberships.
7. ADJOURNMENT – Next meeting is November 3, 2016 at Historical Museum.