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File #: 18-1007    Version: 1
Type: Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 11/19/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/4/2018 Final action:
Title: Conduct the first reading of an ordinance amending Section 2-20-2 (Downtown Advisory Commission: Membership) to add a seat to the commission for the Downtown Naperville Alliance.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. DAC Minutes 11-9-18 DRAFT, 3. DNA and DAC Mission and Purpose, 4. Feedback from Nicki Anderson
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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM

ACTION REQUESTED:
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Conduct the first reading of an ordinance amending Section 2-20-2 (Downtown Advisory Commission: Membership) to add a seat to the commission for the Downtown Naperville Alliance.
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation, Engineering and Development

SUBMITTED BY: Allison Laff, AICP, Deputy Director

BOARD/COMMISSION REVIEW:
At their November 8, 2018 meeting, the Downtown Advisory Commission recommended that an additional seat be added to the commission for the Downtown Naperville Alliance (vote 10-0).

BACKGROUND:
Per Section 2-20 (Boards and Commissions: Downtown Advisory Commission) of the Naperville Municipal Code, the Downtown Advisory Commission (DAC) is comprised of twelve (12) members, appointed by the Mayor with the approval of City Council. Said membership shall include the following:
5 Positions Exempt from Term Limits:
* President of the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, or his or her designee.
* President of the Naperville Development Partnership.
* Two City Council members.
* City Manager or his designee.

4 Positions Eligible for Four Three-Year Terms:
* Two downtown property owners.
* One downtown business owner.
* Architecture or design professional.

3 Positions Subject to Standard Term Limits:
* Three citizens at large, at least two of which shall reside or own property within the downtown area or within 1/2 mile of the downtown.

DISCUSSION:
At their November 8, 2018 meeting, DAC reviewed the purpose, goals, and membership of both the Downtown Advisory Commission and the Downtown Naperville Alliance (DNA) - draft minutes from this meeting are attached. During discussion, it was noted that DAC's primary purpose is the development and implementation of the Downtown Plan, as well as oversight of proposed brick and mortar improvements within the Downtown, such as streetscape and parking supply. In contrast, DNA focuses on day-to-day operations, including parking management and marketing, while als...

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