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RESOLUTION NO. 20-91 <br />A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP <br />IN THE SUBURBAN O'HARE COMMISSION <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village determined that the quality <br />of life and the value of public and private properties were diminished by <br />increasing noise from aircraft operations at O'Hare International Airport; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village entered the Suburban O'Hare <br />Commission as a founding member in 1981 in order to represent citizens with <br />respect to issues of O'Hare expansion and noise control; and <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village has voted in each succeeding <br />year to remain a full member of the Suburban O'Hare Commission at a rate <br />of $1.00 per capita, per annum; and <br />WHEREAS, the Village of Elk Grove Village and other SOC member <br />communities are impacted most heavily by airport noise; and <br />WHEREAS, the physical expansion of O'Hare by addition of new runways <br />will spread noise beyond currently affected areas, to outlying <br />communities; and <br />WHEREAS, other less affected communities (outlying communities) have <br />supported SOC efforts for a ban on new runways and responsible development <br />of a new airport for Illinois; and <br />WHEREAS, the expansion of SOC membership to outlying communities will <br />benefit SOC both financially and politically. <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 />as follows: <br />Section 1: That the Village reaffirms its commitment to full <br />membership in the Suburban O'Hare Commission. <br />