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June 2018 RNA Board Meeting

RNA Meeting 6/14/18

8 Board Members: Mike, Ed, Dan, Doug, Brett, Larry, Jean, Amy

4 Guests

City/Rob Zabo Report:

Clairmont Project- Former 7/11 Site

Final stages with HUD sale of parking lot spaces prior to zoning and construction documents. Target is end of June, then go to Zoning approval.

Al will be adding Public Benefit as Bike Rack.


It is official that they will locate at the former “ZuZu’s” temporarily until build out of permanent space. Lease agreement being worked out.

Pace Bus

Lake Cook to St. John/Green Bay Rd. route to be discontinued. Difficulties as to replacement transportation for handicapped and employees in area. Pace is separate entity from City of HP. Options: Morraine Township assistance, taxi service discount.

Shelton Location/Roger Williams

Chiropractic office application denied.


ADA approved. Mike requests letter from Zabo/historical bricks.

Firehouse Redevelopment

City property, with decision to be made regarding inclusion of the two private houses to the West. City planning for 2020-2022 states Firehouse as a priority item.

HP Business Development Office

Ravinia “Vogue  Cleaners” seeking new Realtor to list property.

Treasurer’s Report/Doug

Publicity/Membership/Streetscape Project

Ravinia Brewing and Ravinia Festival have reached an agreement.

T. Chung and Lydia Hankins speak pro Ravinia Brewing.

Streetlights installation Fall 2018

Mike Stroz makes motion to write letter  to City in favor of temporary lighting. Doug seconds.

6 Yes

1 No/Amy

1 Abstain/Brett


Ed attempting to find additional Guest Chefs for Farmer’s Market.

Occupancy of Market close to full with 2-3 spaces remaining.

RNA Sponsored Yard Sale

Discussion regarding legalities, official RNA sticker, shared advertising, building upon this year for larger effort next year.

Use of RNA sponsorship requires Board endorsement: Motioned, seconded, unanimous vote for.

RNA Tent

New Tent vs. Old Tent discussion

Dan and Ed will coordinate Tent/signage/tablecloth/etc and report back to Board.

Parade 4th of July

Discussion of wordage for intro/20th year of RNA. Attendees Doug, Ed, perhaps Brett.

Bike Promo

Sponsorship by “Trek”: motioned, seconded, unanimous vote for.

2018 Board Elections

Discussion as to finding possible new Board members using Facebook and Email accounts. Motion made, seconded, and unanimous approval to seek new Board members, must apply by July 31 and publicized by newsletter/electronic media.

Lawrence Dunlap

Recording Secretary