File #: 18-996    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/13/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/20/2018 Final action:
Title: Receive an update from the DuPage Children's Museum 5th Avenue Working Group and the commuter parking report.
Attachments: 1. Attachment 1 Revised 10 11 18, 2. Commuter Access and Parking Report
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Receive an update from the DuPage Children's Museum 5th Avenue Working Group and the commuter parking report.

DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Amy Emery, TED Operations Manager


On October 3, 2017, City Council approved a motion to engage and authorize Ryan Companies to conduct community engagement and market research to determine feasible and beneficial options for the redevelopment along the 5th Avenue corridor for the purpose presenting a concept plan for redevelopment of the 5th Avenue area (the "Design Concept") to City Council for its consideration. The motion included several amendments including the caveat that Ryan Companies present a status report at a City Council Workshop every two months. Continuation of the process was contingent on an affirmative Council vote. Required workshops and affirmative votes occurred on:
* December 19, 2017
* February 20, 2018
* April 17, 2018
* May 15, 2018
* July 17, 2018 (Council directed votes to coincide with milestones going forward)

Project milestones to date have included:
* Kick-Off Meetings & Group Input Sessions (October - November 2017)
* Initial Community Survey (November - December 2017)
* Establishment of 5th Avenue Steering Committee (January 2018)
* Establishment of 6 Technical Working Groups (March 2018)
* Land Use and Height Survey (March - May 2018)
* Release of Working Group Recommendations (June 4, 2018)
* Release of Initial Concepts (August 22, 2018)
* Establishment of DuPage Children's Museum Working Group (Sept 18, 2018)
* Independent City Advocate, S.B. Friedman, hired (October 16, 2018)

DuPage Children's Museum Working Group (DCMWG)
On September 18, 2018, City Council directed an additional working group be established focused on the future of the DCM. Specifically, the City Council asked for a recommendation in 60 days from this new working ...

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