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  1. Fireworks Control

    I have noticed that Villa Park does not enforce it's city ordinance prohibiting fireworks Ord no 2285 1,5-23-88 Section 9-206 Why is this not being enforced? Some of the fireworks I hear and see...
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    Jul 2, 2014 by Resident (25 points)

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  2. Avoid real estate tax increases for funding projects

    Real estate taxes are already to high in York Township because of the schools. Just a couple years ago an increase was snuck through on a local election for athletic facilities. Neighbors have already...
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    Jun 28, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  3. Board Meeting Minutes.

    Currently the minutes for some board meetings are posted here, but only a few. Minutes should be posted for all board meetings including special and emergency meetings. The minutes should be posted on...
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    Jul 7, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  4. Beautification projects

    Each property owner needs to do beautification projects to the best of their ability. Not only to make it nice to look at for the property owners but for those that drive or walk by. Mow lawns on...
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    Apr 22, 2014 by Stanley Burtch (5 points)

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  5. Villa Park TV

    Villa Park has a good broadcast program and the individuals who work on it should be commended. A change that I strongly recommend is to have this station only broadcast programs relative to our area...
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    Apr 29, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  6. Water bill payment options

    Supposedly it was determined to be a good idea to change the schedule of water billing to once a month. If anything it does not reduce cost, and is inconvenient for many, If this was done to help...
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    Jan 9, 2015 by James (12 points)

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  7. Board Meeting Agendas

    Currently the agendas for board meetings are posted here, but many times they are lacking specificity. More details should be given in the agenda announcements about some of the specifics of the...
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    Jul 7, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  8. Free CPR Training

    Currently CPR training is available through the fire department where there is a charge for the person taking the class. Though the class is a good idea, making it free is better for the village...
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    Apr 29, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  9. Set up a link to Community Voice on home page

    It is difficult to find this discussion area on this site. It would help to set up a very obvious link on the home page. Community Voice should become a major link under Notify Me,, Document Center,...
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    Oct 19, 2015 by James (12 points)

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  10. Free VP Newspapers

    As I recall at one time a free local newspaper was allowed to be distributed in the Municipal building, but it was stopped. I would like to suggest that if a newspaper is specifically for Villa Park...
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    Oct 31, 2015 by James (12 points)

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  11. Reject Proposal of tax for Library construction

    There is a proposal to raise funds for an expansion and changes to the Villa Park library where they want to borrow $10.6 million. For a $200,00 home this will raise your taxes by $90. Please vote...
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    Feb 1, 2017 by James (12 points)

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  12. Reject new tax proposal March 17

    District 45 has a new $30 million tax proposal. " PROPOSITION TO ISSUE $30,000,000 SCHOOL BUILDING BONDS" This will have an annual impact of $170 on the average home owner. We have had enough tax...
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    Feb 23, 2020 by James (12 points)

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  13. Responsibility for drains and culverts

    Home owners and and all others living in Villa Park need to take responsibility for maintaining cleared drains and culverts so water may drain properly in heavy rains. None of us like to see a street...
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    Oct 31, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  14. Beautification Projects for common areas in Villa Park

    I wanted to propose what about making St. Charles Ave more attractive to those who drive through. As of now it is just a bunch of strip malls. Why not plant flowers around trees, hang banners from...
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    Jul 3, 2014 by KelAnnColb (10 points)

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  15. Weekly Car Shows in Business Districts

    I have begun the process of organizing a weekly car show in the Villa Avenue Business. Neighboring communities have been doing these for years. I am hoping for support from the Village of Villa Park...
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    Apr 21, 2014 by Al Stasch (5 points)

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  16. Group run restrictions

    Any group who wants to sponsor a community run should have as much of it across the prairie path. Additionally a notice must be given to the area impacted by the run. This board would be an ideal...
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    Apr 29, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  17. walking cleanups

    Recommend to the groups that want to have a run that a better idea would be a walk in different parts of the village to clean up areas. They will still have their large gatherings, but now they will...
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    Apr 29, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  18. Films on CPR and Heimlich maneuver, Life saving activities broadcast Villa Park TV

    The Village has a cable channel where what is broadcast is up to the village. It would seem this would be a good place to schedule programs on Life Saving activities. These should include films on...
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    Feb 2, 2015 by James (12 points)

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  19. Budget breakdown especially pensions

    Villa Parks budget needs to be more accessible and include more information. Taxes were raised so we need to take a better look on how our money is being spent. At one time the pensions were a...
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    Aug 6, 2015 by James (12 points)

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  20. Stop the parking of school buses all days in front of homes.

    School buses are being parked all day on village streets and they are an obstruction. They need to be parked off of the street, either in the person;s driveway or off street parking.

    Jun 28, 2014 by James (12 points)

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  21. Make a summer waste water adjustment

    Currently the waste water bill is based upon water usage. Unfairly this does not take into account water used by gardeners to water their gardens in the summer. I attempt to control the amount of...
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    Jan 9, 2015 by James (12 points)

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  22. Stop snow blowing or plowing snow back into a plowed street

    Snow can be a problem in the winter. Our village tries to clear the streets to make it safer for people driving. Unfortunately there are people that snow blow snow right back into the street after the...
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    Feb 2, 2015 by James (12 points)

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  23. Reduce waste

    In the fall the following program occurs for waste disposal: "Kraft paper bags of leaves at no cost without affixing yard waste disposal stickers during a seven-week period beginning October 20th and...
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    Oct 22, 2014 by James (12 points)

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