PURPOSE: The University and the City have agreed to establish a special committee, comprised of: (i) two representatives from the University, one of whom shall be the Vice President with responsibility for development and land use issues, or other Vice President with responsibility for the issues to be discussed by the committee; (ii) two representatives of the community, who shall be chosen by and serve at the pleasure of the City Council; and (iii) the Alderman of the First Ward. The Committee shall meet on a regular basis, or as needed, in meetings open to the public, to discuss and make good faith efforts to resolve issues relating to: (i) the University's proposed demolition of existing structures on, and/or new construction plans for, the University's current Tl and T2 District properties and the University's current Ul District properties; and (ii) other issues relating to planning, land use, building and zoning pertaining to the University's current Tl and T2 District properties and the University's current Ul District properties. Such issues shall include, but not be limited to, zoning, congestion, parking, noise, siting and appearance. This Committee shall also meet, as necessary, and as early as practicable, as part of a good faith effort to resolve issues between the Parties that may arise from time to time which relate to matters the City may be contemplating that would impact the University's current Tl and T2 District properties and the University's current Ul District properties, such as binding appearance review and parking issues. Nothing in this paragraph shall require the Committee to reach an agreement on the issues discussed.
TERM: Applies to community representatives only: Ordinance 56-O-06 limits the terms of the two community representatives, chosen by and serve at the pleasure of the City Council, appointed to the Northwestern University/City Committee. Each community representative shall serve for a four year term on a staggered two year basis.
REGULAR MEETING DATE: The Committee shall meet on a regular basis, or as needed, in meetings open to the public.
PLACE: Aldermanic Library, Room 2750
|Judy Fiske, First Ward Alderman|
|Nim Chinniah, Northwestern University|
|John D'Angelo, Northwestern University|
|Thomas Gemmell , Community Representative|
|David Schoenfeld, Community Representative|
CONSENT DECREE: NorthwesternUniversityvCityofEvanstonconsentdecree17february2004
STAFF: Erika Storlie, City Manager's Office
Deputy City Manager
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