Public Comment on non-agenda items:

Barbara Saxton, Chair of the Friends of River Oaks, invited Council and residents to attend the “This Place Matters” event from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 18.  There will be planting classes for kids of all ages, easy walking paths to the river and an opportunity to learn how to save this property located at the end of the road at 9541 Broadway Avenue East.

Action Items

Design Review Board applications

Only two applications were received as a result of advertising efforts to fill the vacancies on the Design Review Board.  A full Board includes 8 members; there are currently 5 active members on this Board.

Council voted to suspend advertising for applicants until a workshop can be held in the fall.

Council liaison appointments

Council approved the liaison appointments for 2019.  (Liaison appointments)

Workshop Items

Estero on the River property update

Public Works Director David Willems stated that the Village’s contractor has completed securing all of the abandoned buildings on the property.

The contractor applied plywood coverings to the windows to prevent access; the coverings have been painted to protect the plywood from rotting.  The observat