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RESOLUTION 110. 15-63 <br />A RESOLUTION ADDRESSED TO THE <br />COUNTY POARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF COOK COUNTY <br />CONCERNING CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS ALONG AND <br />UPON ARLINGTON HEIGHTS ROAD IN THE VICINITY <br />OF ELK GROVE VILLAGE <br />WHEREAS, the President and Board of Trustees understand that the County <br />of Cook intends to improve Arlington Heights Road into a four lane road <br />to a point south of Higgins Road, and <br />WHEREAS, there is a large shopping center located on the southeast <br />corner of Higgins and Arlington Heights Roads in the Village of Elk <br />Grove Village, which shopping center emanates traffic both upon Arlington <br />Heights Road and Higgins Road in the vicinity of the contemplated improve- <br />ment, and <br />WHEREAS, the four lane improvement along Arlington Heights Road would <br />narrow into a two lane road in the vicinity of where traffic emanates <br />into the shopping center aforementioned and would therefore cause <br />congestion and present a traffic hazard to citizens of the Village of <br />Elk Grove Village and other residents of the County using the facility, and <br />WHEREAS, it would be desirable from all points of view that the improve- <br />ment of Arlington Heights Road into a four lane road be continued south <br />from the point contemplated to where Arlington Heights Road intersects <br />with Oakton Street which is already a four lane street, thereby eliminating <br />the traffic hazard referred to and further giving better access and <br />ingress to all parties concerned. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the President and Board of Trustees <br />of the Village of Elk Grove Village, Counties of Cook and DuPage, Illinois: <br />Section 1. That the President and Board of Trustees of the Village of Elk <br />Grove Village request that the County of Cook and the County Commissioners <br />of said County do take any and all appropriate action necessary to extend <br />the four lane improvement contemplated for Arlington Heights Road south <br />to the intersection of Arlington Heights Road with Oakton Street. <br />Section 2. That the President be and is hereby authorized by the Village <br />Board to take any and all steps necessary to encourage this action on the <br />part of the County Commissioners of Cook County and such other authorities <br />as may have jurisdiction over the problem aforementioned. <br />Section 3. That a certified copy of this resolution be sent by the Village <br />Clerk to the Cook County Board of Commissioners and to such other officers <br />of the County as may have jurisdiction over the request herein presented. <br />Section 4. That this resolution shall be in full force and effect from and <br />after its passage and approval according to law. <br />PASSED this 18th day of April, 196_3. <br />APPROVED this 18th day of April, 1963. <br />s/ James R. Gibson <br />President <br />Attest: <br />s/ Eleanor G. Turner <br />Village Clerk <br />