Lake Bluff Letter - June 17, 2022

Lake Bluff Letter - June 17, 2022

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Kids playing at Artesian Park. Taken by George Russell. Licensed under CC BY 4.0.

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Village and Community Updates

YOUR SUMMER FUN DESTINATIONS this weekend include:


STREET RESURFACING UNDERWAY. The Village's road resurfacing program continues. Click for details and a list of scheduled streets.


THAT'S THE SPIRIT. The new Elmet Vliet Community Service Award honors those who exemplify the spirit of "community above self." Make a nomination by August 1, 2022.

SUMMER COLORS. The Garden Club will be planting summer flowers downtown tomorrow morning. This year's selection includes both sun and share varieties such as impatiens, torenia, non-stop begonias, ageratum, evolvulus, and portulaca.


VOLUNTEERS WANTED. The Fourth of the July Committee and the Lake Bluff Criterium both need volunteers. Click here for more information.

Board and Committee Actions

For more information, visit the Village's meeting packets and videos page. Agendas and meeting materials are typically available the Friday before a meeting; videos within a week after the meeting; and minutes after they are approved at the next meeting of the public body. Not all meetings are recorded on video. Click here for details on how to participate remotely.

Recent Finance Committee Meeting (June 13, 6 p.m.). The Finance Committee discussed alternative revenue sources to fund stormwater infrastructure.

Recent Village Board Meeting (June 13, 7 p.m.). The Village Board approved:

  • Modifications to the special use permit for Lake Bluff Brewing Company (16 E. Scranton Ave.), including a revised floor plan and expanded hours of operation.

  • A fence height variation at 600 E. Prospect Ave.

  • Temporarily allowing the hire of one additional maintenance worker due to an upcoming retirement.


Recent Village Board & Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals Special Meeting (June 15, 6 p.m.). The Village Board and PCZBA discussed revisions to the Village's planned residential development regulations and zoning districts. These are the regulations that would govern future developments such as Stonebridge.

Recent Plan Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting (June 15, 6 p.m.). The PCZBA:

  • Recommended the Village Board approve residential variations for a pergola at 305 E. Scranton Ave.

  • Discussed possible uniform hours of operation for food and beverage service (e.g. restaurants) in the Village.


The Sustainability and Community Enhancement Ad Hoc Committee Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, June 21 is cancelled. There are no public meetings the week of June 20.

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