Board of Trustees Meeting Tuesday, June 11, 2024 07:00 PM Village Hall Board Room

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1.Call to Order

2.Pledge of Allegiance

3.Roll Call

4.Introduction of Staff


  1. Consider a motion to approve the minutes from the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees held on May 28, 2024.

6.Claims List:

  1. Consider a motion to approve the Claims List of Tuesday, June 11, 2024 in the amount of $441,055.65.

7.Hear from the Audience

8.Meet Your Merchants


  1. Jennifer Kuroda, President of the Audubon Council of Illinois, will present the Village of Homewood with the Bird City Certification.

10.Omnibus Vote: Consider a motion to pass, approve, authorize, accept, or award the following item(s):

  1. A.Bid Award/Pavement Marking/Traffic Control Company:  Award the FY2024-2025 pavement marking bid to Traffic Control Company of South Chicago Heights, IL, the lowest responsible bidder, in an amount not to exceed $136,511.62.

  2. B.Budget Amendment/Waive Competitive Bidding/Water Meter Purchases/Core & Main LP:  Waive competitive bidding due to equipment standardization and sole source provision; and, approve a budget amendment of $55,000 to the Water & Sewer Fund for the purchase of 140 commercial water meter heads from Core & Main LP of St. Louis, MO at the per unit price of $390.

  3. C.Budget Amendment/Waive Competitive Bidding/Water Pump/Thompson Pump:  Approve a budget amendment transfer of $32,348 from the Contingency Fund line item to the Public Works Water Pump line item; waive  competitive bidding due to purchasing through a joint governmental purchasing program; and, authorize the purchase of a 6” water pump through the Sourcewell Cooperative Purchasing Contract from Thompson Pump of Port Orange, FL in the amount of $32,348. 

  4. D.Contract Renewal/Water Distribution System Leak Survey/M.E. Simpson Co., Inc.:  Renew a contract with M.E. Simpson Co., Inc. of Valparaiso, IN for the Water Distribution System Leak Survey Program in an amount not to exceed $25,425.

  5. E.M-2297/Plat of Subdivision/17750 Halsted Street:  Pass an ordinance approving a plat of subdivision in the Washington Park Commercial Subdivision located at 17750 Halsted Street.

  6. F.M-2298/Purchase and Sale Agreement/2124 183rd Street:  Pass an ordinance approving a real estate purchase and sale agreement between the Village of Homewood and Animesh (Andy) Kumar for surplus Village-owned property at 2124 183rd Street.

  7. G.R-3186/Class 8 Incentive/2124 183rd Street:  Pass a resolution supporting Class 8  status under the Cook County Real Property Assessment classification ordinance for real estate at 2124 183rd Street.

  8. H.R-3187/Redevelopment Agreement/2059 Ridge Road, LLC:  Pass a resolution authorizing the Village President to enter into an amended redevelopment agreement with 2059 Ridge Road, LLC to reimburse eligible expenses for the renovation of the building at 2059 Ridge Road.

11.Old Business:

  1. Open Alternate Bids/2018-2020 Ridge Road:   If an alternate proposal is received for 2018-2020 Ridge Road by June 11, 2024, at 5:00 p.m., staff is directed to evaluate the alternate proposal and share the findings of all submissions to the Village Board at a future date.  If the Village does not receive alternate bids or proposals by the deadline, staff is authorized to negotiate a purchase and sale agreement (PSA) and redevelopment agreement (RDA) with Grace Yan Cui, Chicago Investment Group (CIG) 2018 Homewood LLC for consideration at a future Board meeting.

12.General Board Discussion

13.Executive Session: Consider a motion to enter into executive session to discuss the following:

Semi-annual review of closed session minutes under 5 ILCS 120/2(c)21.



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