West Peoria Plan Commission reviews community development report
The city of West Peoria Plan Commission met Oct. 18 to review the community development report.
Here is the meeting's agenda, as provided by the commission:
1. Call to order
Amy Furgiuele called the meeting to order at 5:45 p.m.
2. Roll call
Members present were Amy Furgiuele, Sue Roos, Dan Morse and Gloria Lindsay. Also present were community development coordinator Peugh and Clerk Silver. Absent were Mike Swearingen and Mike Powers.
3. Additions to/ or deletions from the agenda
No additions or deletions to the agenda were offered.
4. Approval of minutes of the last meeting - September 20, 2016
Dan Morse made a motion to approve the minutes of the September 20, 2016 meeting. Sue Roos seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously by voice. Motion carried.
5. Comprehensive plan review
Amy Furgiuele encouraged the group to review the plan for the November meeting.
6. City Administrator/ community development coordinator report
Community development coordinator Peugh reported continued exploration of the enterprise zone and attending the economic development council. Tri County planning commission has offered services in regards to traffic counts and statistics that will aid the city with economic development. Scheduling of visits to local businesses is being planned with further reporting planned fro November. Peugh also distributed a tri-fold brochure intended to commercialize the enterprise zone as well as the commercial end of TIF. Peugh also outlined a facade program as a potential program for the city of West Peoria and distributed a similar program that is being used in the city of Peoria and encouraged the committee to review the program for input. Discussions continued around encouraging programs of this nature by utilizing local businesses for services. Peugh also outlined discussions with a local business on Raber Road, zoned as B2, that will require a special use permit for outside storage. City wide redevelopment program funds have been exhausted for the existing Fiscal year. Future plans for funding of the program has not been established, budget discussions are beginning for the next fiscal year.
7. Public comment
No public comment was offered.
8. Old business
No old business was discussed.
9. New business
No new business was discussed. Community development coordinator Peugh commented that she would expect the committee to see something on the special use permit referenced earlier in the meeting as plans finalize with the property owner.
10. Public comment
No public comment was offered
11. Determination of future agenda
At the November meeting, it will need to be determined whether the December meeting will be held.
Sue Roos made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 6:04 p.m. Gloria Lindsay seconded the motion. Motion carried unanimously by voice.