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Minutes <br /> ELK GROVE VILLAGE PLAN COMMISSION <br /> Date: Wednesday, June 19, 1985 <br /> Location: Multi-Purpose Room <br /> Municipal Building <br /> 901 Wellington Avenue <br /> The meeting was called to order at 8:12 p.m. <br /> Members Present: Members Absent: <br /> Leah Cummins, Secretary John Glass <br /> Orrin Stangeland George Mullen <br /> Fred Geinosky Dave Paliganoff <br /> Clark Fulton, Acting Chairman <br /> Staff Present: <br /> Robin Weaver, Administrative Assistant <br /> John Coakley, Administrative Intern <br /> Others: <br /> Sue Hoday, Reporter for the Daily Herald <br /> Three local residents <br /> Immediately after opening the meeting, Leah Cummins appointed Clark Fulton <br /> as Chairman. <br /> Leah Cummins requested that two items be discussed: the Architectural <br /> Design Control Ordinance; and the Mark Hopkins School purchase. <br /> Architectural Design Control Ordinance <br /> As a resident of Stockbridge, a Centex development, Orrin Stangeland <br /> stated that he is concerned. Out of 68 constructed houses in Stockbridge, <br /> there are four basic models and two elevations each possible. 43% of all <br /> the houses are of one model. He felt that although it was an award-winning <br /> design, it looked bad with so many of them in one area. He later provided <br /> the following statistics on existing homes in Stockbridge: 46% winter <br /> models, 27% summer models, 21% autumn models, and 6% spring models. <br /> Clark Fulton said that Centex prefers to let the market conditions <br /> determine house designs, as stated by Centex representatives at previous <br /> Plan Commission meetings. <br /> Orrin Stangeland noted that people did not realize the monotonous <br /> situation when they bought their homes. Centex had previously dictated, <br /> in other developments, what color and model would go on specific lots. <br /> He stated that this problem has a terrible impact on the community and <br /> suggested that the Plan Commission had an obligation to do something <br /> about it. <br /> Fred Geinosky brought up the fact that Centex can't be blamed <br /> because there is presently no law regulating exterior design of residential <br /> housing. Due to the market change from a sellers' market to a buyers' <br /> market, Centex is simply trying to sell houses. Additionally, he mentioned <br />