Board Actions 07.24.18

 Bolingbrook Village Board Meeting Overview 

Tuesday's board meeting began with resident and Performing Arts Center "sound man" Dave Tomsky leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Following a commission appointment, the board transitioned into the business segment of the meeting that consisted of a host of agenda items related to community infrastructure and development.


Commission Appointment:

1) Nicholas Lopez was appointed to the Civic and Cultural Affairs & Parade Commission. A BIG Thank you to Nicholas for stepping up to serve the community!



1) Resolution (18R-031) was approved for the Partnership Agreement with North American Youth Sports for the 2018 National Basketball Tournament:

- This Resolution approves a marketing/sponsor partnership agreement with the North American Youth Sports (NAYS) group to organize and operate a 2018 National Basketball Tournament. This is the 13th year the Village has partnered with NAYS.

- This year the tournament was from July 21st - 23rd and was expected to draw 2,500-3,000 people and had 87 teams. The Agreement also allows 7 Bolingbrook and 3 Romeoville teams to participate for free.

- The Villages cost is $20,000.00 and this amount was budgeted. Funding comes from the hotel/motel tax that is earmarked to promote marketing and tourism for the Village.


2) Resolution (18R-032) was approved. Approving a Proposal for a Sound System at the Bolingbrook Community Center (Music Solutions, Acoustical Solutions and JSBC Services):

- This Resolution approves an audio system for the Community Center. The new equipment will be installed in the large community room (Suite A). This much used community facility is in dire need of a sound system.

- The new system will cost $35,691.00 and is broken down as follows:
* Speakers and sound system from Music Solutions ($11,889.00)
* Baffles and acoustic panels from Acoustical Solutions ($18,880.00)
* Equipment installation by JSBC ($5,400.00)


3) Resolution (18R-033) was approve For Improvement Under the Illinois Highway Code – Illinois Department of Transportation:

- The Weber Road / I-55 interchange project has been bid. The original cost estimate for Village related expenses was $559,759.00. The actual cost is $689,183.74 which leaves an additional $129,424.74 to be appropriated.

- Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) expenses must be approved by the Village Board. This Resolution appropriates an additional $70,000.00 from MFT funds to be allocated to the project.

- The total project cost is approximately $40 million and is being
funded by IDOT, Will County, Bolingbrook and Romeoville. See next resolution for full project explanation.


4) Resolution (18R-034) was approved for Change Order #1 for the Weber Road Interchange Reconstruction Project:

- In 2017 (17R-054), the Village Board approved an Intergovernmental Agreement with Will County to fund certain Weber Road/I-55 Interchange improvements. That Resolution estimated Village cost at $559,759.00. The project has now been bid and the Village’s actual cost is $689,183.74. Increased sidewalk lighting and traffic signal costs, make up the bulk of the $129,424.74 overrun.

- This Resolution approves change Order #1 for the additional cost. $70,000.00 (see prior Resolution) will come from Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) funds and $59,424.74 from existing Village Bond funds.


5) Resolution (18R-035) approved for the Extension of Intergovernmental Agreement Between the Village of Bolingbrook and the Will County Electric Aggregation Group:

- This Resolution approves an agreement with the Will County Governmental League to participate in the Will County Electric Aggregation Group. The group of 17 Will County communities have “pooled” their residents to purchase wholesale electric power. ComEd remains the local retail distributor of power.

- The Village has entered into this same agreement in the past. Last year there was one bid under ComEd’s wholesale rates and that bid was for 1 year. The member municipalities would like to again bid out the “groups” electric usage.

- The agreement allows Bolingbrook to participate in a new aggregation contract not to exceed a term of 3 years. If the bids come in over ComEd’s rate, the Village will default to the lowest available rate.


6) Resolution (18R-036) approved an Improvement Agreement with the Village of Woodridge Regarding 9040 Murphy Road:

- This Resolution approves an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Woodridge concerning the property at 9040 Murphy Road. Murphy Road LLC, D/B/A Ketone, is planning to construct a 151,879 sq. ft. industrial building on the property. The site is located east of I-355 and is serviced by DuPage Sanitary District (sewer) and Woodridge (water).

- The Agreement allows Woodridge to maintain and service their water main within Bolingbrook and provides for expedited permits if work is needed.



1) Ordinance (18-046) was approved for the Rezoning, Special Use Permit for a Planned Development with Variances, Final Development Plan and Plat of Vacation (WeatherTech) – 417-429 Remington Boulevard:

- WeatherTech has acquired the ±12.52 acres east of Meadowbrook Manor at 417-429 Remington. The company would like to construct their corporate headquarters on the property. In order to complete the 4 building campus, they are requesting rezoning from B-2 (community retail) to I-1 (limited industrial), SUP for a planned development with variances, final plat and final development plan. They are also requesting a variance to allow multiple buildings on a single lot. The development plan includes a machining building (87,024 sq. ft.), a parking garage (83,277 sq. ft.), a distribution building (19,485 sq. ft.) and a 4 story (54,112 sq. ft.) research and development, corporate offices and a helipad. All truck traffic will use Frontage Road entrances while personal vehicles will have access off of Remington.


2) Ordinance (18-047) Approved for the Amendment to Special Use Permit for a Planned Development with Variances, Final Development Plan and Final Plat of Resubdivision – 740 and 750 Janes Avenue (Chipotle Mexican Grill, MOD Pizza and Future Retail):

- The Glazier Corporation developed the Chipotle/ MOD Pizza project at 740-750 Janes Avenue in front of the Meijer store. They would now like to subdivide the property into 2 lots, with associated variances, in order to construct a 4,200 sq. ft. multi-tenant retail building on a lot south of the existing building.


3) Ordinance (18-048) Approved for a Special Use Permit for a Planned Development, Final Development Plan, Plat of Vacation and Final Plat of Subdivision – Fairfield Inn & Suites (165 Fernwood Drive):

- This Ordinance approves a Special Use Permit for a Fairfield Inn and Suites at 165 Fernwood Drive. Steve Silva, architect, on behalf of 5 Core Hospitality is seeking approval for a 55,512 sq. ft., 4-story hotel. The building will include 95 guest rooms, an indoor pool and fitness center.

- This hotel would increase the number of rooms available in the Village to 1,020. In addition to the SUP, the applicant is seeking approval of a final development plat of subdivision in order to construct the building.



Sheldon Watts - Village Trustee