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The Village of Harwood Heights - Established 1947

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2017 Ordinance Index

17-01 Pledging the Village of Harwood Height's Full Faith and credit to the repayments of the Village's allocated 31.2% share of a $2,000,000  line of credit loan from Parkway Bank to Municipal Consolidated Dispatch joint emergency telephone system board to fund the creation of the joint dispatch system   

17- 02 Authorizing and providing for the issue of not to exceed $2,500,000 general obligation bonds series 2017, of theVillage of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

17-03 Amending Chapter 2.82 of the Harwood Heights Village Code to provide compensation for active participation by members in the special events committee

17-04 Approving an addendum to that certain intergovernmental agreement between the Villages of Schiller Park, Norridge and Harwood Heights, modifying trigger dates for respective financial responsibilities of members

17-05 Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Trustees of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois, Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget Amendments

17-06 Amending Title 4 of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinaces to address conflicts with Cook County Ordinances regarding minimum wage and sick leave



17-07 Approving Zoning Variances to enable construction of single-vehicle crushed stone parking pad in the front yard of 6808 W Forest Preserve Drive

17-08 Approving Zoning Variances to enable construction of a first floor deck and second floor balcony within the front yard of 4711 N Oketo

17-09 The 2017-2018 Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

17-10 An ordinance adopting prevailing wage rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers performing construction of Public Works in the Village of Harwoood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

17-11 An ordinance approving entry into and authorizing execution of a lease agreement with municipal consolidated dispatch for the use of a portion of the Harwood Heights Police Station

17-12 Authorizing renewal of $1,000,000 line of credit loan from Parkway Bank to the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

17-13 An ordinance conditionally approving an amended special use permit authorizing the expansion of programming at GOT QI Inc. to include educational, academic and instructional programming in a variety of arts, athletic and recreational activities including, without limitations, in a M2 zoning district

17-14 Granting planned development permit approval to the contract purchaser of 4800 N Nagle Avenue, autorizing the development and operation of an automated car wash facility with retail and self service vacuums on the property

17-15 Approving entry into an economic development agreement by and between the Village of Harwood Heights and Fuller Car Wash, providing for payment in Lieu of sales or service taxes to the Village by Operator

17-16 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to include petit theft in offenses against property

17-17 Amending the Harwood heights Code of Ordinances to include valid State Registration in vehicle licenses and registration




2016 Ordinance Index

16-01 Approving zoning variances for a three-flat apartment building at 6935 W Gunnison

16-02 Approving Zoning Variations at 4549 N Newland Avenue


16-03 Authorizing entry into a purchase and sale agreement providing for the sale of an irregulary-shaped sliver of Village-Owned Real Property to the adjoiningn landowner

16-04 Authorizing Acquisition of a utility Easement to enable te installation of watermain beneath certain real property  (4761 N Nagle Avenue) Butera Parcel 1

16-05 Authorizing Acquisition of a utility easement to enable the installation of watermain beneath certain real property (4761 N Nagle Avenue) Butera Parcel 2

16-06 Approving zoning variances for a front yard fence at 6724 Forest Preserve Drive

16-07 (Part 1) Granting Planned Development Permit Approval to the Contract purchaser of 7300 W Lawrence Avenue, Authorizing the development of an Art Van Furniture Store, Portillo's Restaurant and To-Be-Determined third commercial use on the property

16-07 (Part 2)

16-08 An ordinance approving entry into an economic development agreement by and between the village of Harwood Heights and Bradford Harwood Heights 4, LLC, providing for the development of an Art Van Furniture Store, Portillo's Restaurant and to be determined third commerical use on 7300 W Lawrence Avenue

16-09 Granting planned development permit approval to the contract lessee of 5050 N Harlem Avenue, Authorizing the development of a Culver's Restaurant on the property

16-10 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to amend local vehicle license regulations

16-11 Adopting prevailing wage rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers peforming construction of Public Works in the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

16-12 An ordinance proposing creation of a business development district

16-13 Ordinance Withdrawn - No Vote Taken


16-14 Approving entry into an amendment to the economic development agreement by and between the Village of Harwood Heights and Bradford Harwood Heights 4, LLC dated May 9, 2016, providing for a reduction in the Village's economic contribution in return for eliminating consideration of a business development district for the property

16-15 Repealing ordinance No. 2016-12, regarding the proposal of a business development district for the property commonly known as 7300 W Lawrence Ave, Harwood Heights, Illinois and terminating all pending hearings thereon and ceasing actions of any kind or nature in furtherance of the adoption of a business development district 

16-16 The 2016-2017 Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

16-17 An ordinance approving zoning variances for a front yard fence at 6710 Forest Preserve Drive

16-18 Approving the economic development agreement by and between the Village of Harwood Heights and Semper Custard, LLC, providing for the development of a Culver's Restaurant at 5050 N. Harlem Avenue

16-19 An ordinance authorizing entry into a lease agreement, providing for the part-time exclusive use of a portion of Carmen Avenue adjacent to the Northern Boundary of 5050 N. Harlem Avenue for parking purposes for Culvers Restaurant employees and patrons daily between 11 am and 9 pm.

16-20 An ordinance authorizing and providing for the issue of not to exceed $2,500,000 general obligation covenant bonds, series 2016. of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

16-21 Approving Zoning Variances for a Front Yard Fence at 4558 N Nagle

16-22 Authorizing renewal of a $1,000,000 line of credit loan from Parkway Bank to the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

16-23 An ordinance granting Janina Longosz-Znalezniak's request for a zoning map amendment to rezone 4414 N Neenah Ave from R1-single family residential to R2-Single Family attached and two family

16-24 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to revise procedures for service of water termination notices

16-25 Approving Zoning Variations at 4558 N. Newland Avenue

16-26 Amending the Village Code of Ordinances to establish salary of Village President

16-27 Approving a zoning variance fora front yard fence at 4558 N Newland Avenue

16-28 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to amend the duration of solicitation and collection box licenses and certain regulations pertaining thereto

16-29 Authorizing the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois, to borrow funds from the Illinois Enviromental Protection Agency under the Water Pollution Control Loan Program 

16-30 Dissolving the Emergency Telephone System Board of the Village of Harwood Heights Effective Upon the Commencement Date of the Municipal Consolidated Dispatch Joint Emergency Telephone System Board

16-31 Approving the Intergovernmental Agreement between the Villages of Schiller Park, Norridge, and Harwood Heights, providing for the establishment of the Municipal Consolidated Dispatch Joint Emergency Telephone System Board


16-32 Levying Taxes for the General Corporate and other purposes for the Fiscal Year beginning May 1, 2016 and ending April 30,2017 for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

16-33 Abating a portion of the Tax Heretofore levied for the year 2016 to pay interest and principal on general obligation bond series 2015 of the Villlage of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

16-34 Amending Title 6 of the Harwood Heights Village Code, concerning cruel treatment of animals through prolonged exposure to extreme temperatures, enforcement and impoundment procedures


2015 Ordinance Index

15-01 An ordinance conditionally approving a Special Use Permit authorizing the operation of Crossfit Gym at 4635 N. Olcott Avenue

15-02 An ordinance conditionally approving the special use requested by Royal Swings, Inc. to operate a batting cage facility at 5108 N. Harlem Ave

15-03 An ordinance granting Hosni & Hercilia Saadeh's request for a zoning map amendment to rezone 4644 N Sayre from R1-Single Family Residential to R3-Multiple Family Residential


15-04 An ordinance approving zoning variance for a front yard fence at 6742 Forest Preserve Drive

15-05 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to Include Truancy in Offenses Committed by or against minors

15-06 An ordinance approving entry into an economic development and sales tax rebate agreement by and between the Village of Harwood Heights and Harwood Partners, LLC, providing for the development of a Buona Restaurant at 7343 W Lawrence Avenue 

15-07 Authorizing Loan Agreement (s) with the Illinois Enviromental Protection Agency under the water pollution control loan program

15-08 Authorizing and providing for the issue of not to exceed $4,000,000 Genral Obligation Bonds (IEPA), Series 2015, of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois, for the purposes of paying the costs of the necessary improvements to the waterworks and sewerage system of said Village, prescribing all the details of said bonds, and providing for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the principal and interest on said bonds.

15-09 Denying Zoning Variations at 7501 W Carmen Avenue

15-10 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Establishing Membership and the Length of Appointment for Members of Zoning Board of Appeals and Plan Commission 

15-11 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances on the licensing and placement of collection boxes within municipal boundaries

15-12 Approving entry into an addendum to the economic development agreement between the Village of Harwood Heights and Harwood Heights Partners, LLC providing for the development of a Buona Restaurant at 7343 W Lawrence Avenue

15-13 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to align with the state's attorney policy change on the prosecution of misdemeanor possession of less than 30 grams of cannabis

15-14 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to correct the listing of streets designated as resident-only parking

15-15 Adopting Prevailing wage rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers performing construction of public works in the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

15-16 Conditionally approving the Special Use Permit requested by owner and tenant of 4757 N Ronald Avenue, providing for the operation of a NAPA Auto Parts Warehouse in MI Zoning District

15-17 Approving Zoning Variations for a sign at 4538 N Harlem Avenue

15-18 The 2015-2016 Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Harwood Heights

15-19 Authorizing a $1,000,000 Line of Credit Loan from Parkway Bank to the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

15-20 Approving Zoning Variance For A Front Yard Fence at 6744 Forest Preserve Drive

15-21 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to incorpoarte water conservation measures during water shortages and sprinkling

15-23 Authorizing entry into a lease amendment providing for an extension of the communication facility lease with T-Mobile Central LLC

15-24 Authorizing entry into an amendment and the operating agreement providing for the removal of certain vegetation from the leased premises and the replacement of the same at an alternative village-owned location

15-25 Granting Florian Kalmans request for a zoning map amendment to rezone 6453 W Forest Preserve Drive from R1-Single Family Residential to R2-Single Family attached and two family

15-26 Establishing requirements for the water and sewer reserve fund for purposes of a loan from the water pollution control loan program by the Village of Harwood Heights

15-27 Amending Chapter 4.12 of the Village of Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to create a new Liquor Classification and create two such licenses

15-28 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide licensing requirements for the placement of collection boxes placed within municipal boundaries

15-29 Denying a zoning variance at 7459 W Carmen Ave

15-30 Amending Chapter 4.12 "Alcoholic Beverages" of the Village of Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to Require Licensee to Report Illegal Conduct on Premises

15-31 Approving a zoning variance for a front yard fence at 6809 Montrose Ave

15-32 Authorizing entry into a lease agreement with T-Mobile Central LLC, providing for continued use of water tank located at 4464 N Oketo Avenue for continued use of water tank located at 4464 N Oketo Avenue for location of cellular communication equipment

15-33 An ordinance levying taxes for the general corporate and other purposes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2015 and ending April 30, 2016 for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

15-34 An ordianace abating a portion of the tax heretofore levied for the year 2015 to pay the interest and principal on general obligation bond series 2015 of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois









2014 Ordinance Index

14-01  Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Section 10.72.020 violations authorizing motor vehicle seizure and impoundment to include reference to compassionate use of medical cannabis pilot program

14-02 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of ordinances section 9.04 offenses against public peace and safety to include reference to compassionate use of medical cannabis pilot program act

14-03 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Section 10.72.020 violations authorizing motor vehicle seizure and impoundment to include January 2014 change in 625 ILCS 5/11-601.5 Definition of Class B misdemeanor of driving in excess of applicable speed limit

14-04 Amending the Village code to provide for water service termination to vacant premises or upon cessation of essential utility services to premises

14-05 An ordinance conditionally approving the special use permit requested by the owner and contract purchaser of 4652 N Olcott Avenue to authorize the operation of a park district activity center (Dance Studio, Senior Meeting Space, Golf Simulator) and Storage Garage in a M! Zoning District

14-06 An ordinance conditionally approving the special use permit requested by owner and tenant of 4757 N Ronald Avenue, Unit B providing for the operation of an auto repair and service shop in a M1 Zoning District

14-07 Granting planned development permit approval to owner and contract purchaser of 4652 N Olcott Avenue to authorize the operation of a Norridge Park District activity center (dance studio, senior meeting space, golf simulator) and storage garage at 4652 N Olcott Avenue

14-08 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to delete the appointed position of Chief of Public Safety within the Harwood Heights Police Department

14-09 Amending the Harwood heights Code of Ordinances to delete the appointed position of Captain withing the Harwood heights Police Department

14-10 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances addressing the issue of permits for overweight or overdimension of vehicles

14-11 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to supervisory structure within the Harwood Heights Police Department

14-12 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to create the appointed position of Deputy Chief within the Harwood Heights Police Department

14-13 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to modify the duties of Commander within the Harwood Heights Police Department

14-14 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to reflect current administrative structure within the Harwood Heights Police Department

14-15 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to modify the adminstrative structure within the Harwood Heights Police Department

14-16 Authorizing Renewal of Aggregation Program for Electrical Load

14-17 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Establishing Application and Annual Fees For Liquor Licenses

14-18 Granting planned development permit approval to contract purchaser of 7444 W Wilson Avenue, authorizing the use of the property for multiple medical uses

14-19 Approving entry into an economic development agreement by and between the village of Harwood Heights and 7444 West Wilson. LLC

14-20 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to include animal bites of other animals

14-21 approving a zoning variation at 4550 N New England Avenue

14-22 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to include Alternative Nicotine Products and E-Cigarettes

14-23 Amending a special use for a planned unit development to approve the renovation of the retail shopping center at 4747 N Harlem Avenue, the construction of a new commercial structure (Starbucks) along Harlem Avenue, and certain other changes as provided herein (Holiday Plaza)

14-24 An ordinance conditionally approving a special use permit authorizing the operation of a dental clinic at 5132 N Harlem

14-25 Adopting Prevailing Wage Rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers performing constuction of Public Works in the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

14-26 Establishing a Youth Advisory Council

14-27 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide licensing requirements for the placement of collection boxes placed with municipal boundaries

14-28 Authorizing a $1,000,000 Line of credit loan from Parkway Bank to the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

14-29 The 2014-2015 Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

14-30 Amending the Village Code to provide for enhanced enforcement of overweight and overdimension vehicle compliance violations

14-32 Providing for and requiring submission of a proposition for the request of a mandatory fly quiet period to the voters of the Village of Harwood Heights, Ill at the general election to be held on November 4, 2014

14-33 Providing for and requiring submission of a proposition for inclusion of the Village of Harwood Heights in noise contour for O'Hare international airport to the voters of the Village of Harwood Heights, Illinois, at the general election to be held on November 4, 2014

14-34 Authorizing the sale of surplus personal property owned by the Village of Harwood Heights

14-35 Granting Planned development permit approval to the contract purchaser of 7343 W Lawrence Ave authorizing the development of a Buona Restaurant on the property

14-36 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances on the parking of recreational vehicles, boats and campers

14-37 An ordinance denying zoning variations at 7501 W Carmen Ave

14-38 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Regarding Parking Work Vehicles On Residential Streets

14-39Authorizing and providing for the issuance of not to exceed $4,100,000 general obligation bonds, series 2014 of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois, and for the levy of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the principal and interest on said bonds

14-40 Amending the Village Code to provide for and regulate the sale or dispensing of alcoholic liquor at the Village Hall

14-41 Authorizing the execution of IMLRMA "Traditional" Contribution Agreement 

14-42 Approving Zoning Variations for LED Signs at 5148 N Harlem Avenue and Surplus Parcel #21

14-43 An ordinance authorizing entry into a twenty year lease agreement with Lockridge outdoor advertising to lease village property near the intersection of Montrose Ave and Forest Preserve Drive for the erection of an electric message board

14-44 An ordinance levying taxes for the general corporate and other purposes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2014 and ending April 30, 2015 for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

14-45 An ordinance abating the tax heretofore levied for the year 2014 to pay the interest and principal on $2,510,000 general obligation bonds, series 2006B of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

14-46 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to Specify Area for Resident Only Parking on Odell Ave


2013 Ordinance Index



13-01 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for the general municipal corporate purposes of the Village of Harwood Heights, County of Cook, State of Illinois

13-02 Denying Eden Siertonik's request for a zoning map amendment to rezone 6542 W Montrose Avenue from an R2-Single Family Attached and Two-Family Residential District Zoning Classification to an R3-Multiple Family residential zoning classification

13-03 To establish tests for the promotion to sergeant and the promotion to lieutenant


13-04 Amending chapter 4.12 of the Village of Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to create to an additonal Class "B" Liquor license, creating a class "G" - "Tasting" liquor license classifications, and amending residency requirements for partnerships, and adding mnimum insurance coverage requirements

13-05 Approving the lot width and lot area variances requested by the owner of 4343 N Newcastle Avenue

13-06 conditionally approving the special use permit requested by the owner of 4633 N Olcott Avenue to authorize the operation of a tae kwon do/dance center in a m2 zoning district

13-07 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to establish fees for residential and commercial construction located in the village

13-08 Approving A Zoning Variation at 7211 W. Leland Avenue

13-09 Authorizing execution of termination and release of the amended and restated economic development agreement dated April 12, 2012 following completion of construction and opening of Mariano's Fresh Market

13-10 Amending the Harwood heights code of ordinances section 2.12.190 to edit titles of standing committees to reflect the duties assigned to each committee

13-11 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances section 13.04.180 to include condominium associations to the delinquency procedure for unpaid bills

13-12 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances section 2.12.260 to combine the duties of the public works committee with the duties of the water and sewer committee

13-13 adopting prevailing wage rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers performing construction of public works in the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

13-14 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for the general municipal corporate purposes of the Village of Harwood Heights, County of Cook, State of Illinois

13-15 The 2013-2014 Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

13-16 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to specify area and hours for residents only parking on Neenah and Natchez Avenues

13-17 Approving entry into a contract for water tower rehabilitation and maintenance services

13-18 Approving the lot line setback variances requested by the beneficial owners of 7441 W Argyle Street to enable detached garage reconstruction

13- 19 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances section 9.04 offenses against public peace and safety to include possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons under minimum legal age

13-20 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances section 9.04 offenses against public peace and safety to include possession of a small amount (10 grams or less) of cannabis

13-21 Approving Zoning Variation at 4553 N Newland Avenue

13-22 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances section 10.72.020 violations authorizing motor vehicle seizure and impoundment

13-23 Authorizing the execution of the IMLRMA "Traditional" Contribution Agreement


13-24 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Section 10.52.060 Stopping, Standing or Parking Prohibited

13-25  Levying Taxes for the General Corporate And Other Purposes For The Fiscal Year Beginning May 1, 2013 And Ending April 30, 2014 For The Village Of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

13-26 Abating the tax heretofore levied for the Year 2013 to pay the interest and principal on $2,510,000 general obligation bonds, series 2006B of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

2012 Ordinance Index

12-01 Amending the Village of Harwood Heights code of ordinances to provide for two-tiered age definition of curfew for minors

12-02 Amending the Village of Harwood Heights code of ordinances to prohibit the sale of synthetic cannabinoids

12-03 Giving the 4600 block of North New England Avenue the Honorary Name of Norbert Pabich Way and authorizing the Village of Harwood Heights to install signs stating the Honorary Name

12-04 Making certain findings under section 17.56.210 of the zoning ordinance and approving issuance of a special use permit to Level Holdings, LLC, authorizing the conduct of office and warehouse uses at 4701 N Ronald Street in an MI-Manufactoring District (Level Holdings, LLC-4701 N. Ronald Street)

12-05 Granting planned development permit approval to Bradford Equities, LLC, for a grocery store and accessory parking at the Southwest corner of Lawrence and Oketo Avenues, 7401 W. Lawrence Avenue and 4700 North Oketo Avenue

12-06 Extending the expiration dates of the final eligibility lists for the promotion to sergeant and promotion to lieutenant

12-07 Amending the Village of Harwood Heights code of ordinances to authorize modifications from the village's building code regulations

12-08 Approving certain amendments to the economic development agreement and between  the Village of Harwood Heights and Bradford Equities, LLC

12-09 Approving purchase of certain real estate owned by Montrose, LLC (4700 N Oketo Ave)

12-10 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to specify area and hours for residents only parking on Harwood, Octavia and Rutherford streets 

12- 11 Approving new and updated financing for the Mariano's Fresh Market Economic Development Project and providing for the issuance of a $3,850,000 Bradford Revenue note of the Village of Harwood Heights and pledging certain taxes to pay the principal and interest thereon and retaining the services of bond counsel

12-12 Approving certain further amendents to the economic development agreement by and betwen the village of Harwood Heights and Bradford Equities, LLC

12-13 establishing a scholarship committee

12-14 Providing for a 2012 salary increase for the non negotiated position of village accountant

12-15 amending the agreement of purchase and sale by and between the Village of Harwood Heights and Montrose, LLC for the 4700 N Oketo Avenue

12-16 authorizing aggregation of electrical load and adopting an electric aggregation plan of operation and governance

12-17 Amending Title 3 ("Revenue and Finance") Chapter 3.16 ("Real Estate Transfer Tax") of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to add new section 3.16.125, which provides that no transfer stamps shall issue until all provides that no transfer stamps shall issue until all outstanding sums owed to the village are paid in full

12-18 Providing for a 2012 salary increase for the non negotiated position of Police Lieutenant

12-19 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to increase the frequency of public comment during regular meetings of the city council

12-20 Approving entry into a ten month contract for project management and economic development coordinator services

12-21 Adopting prevailing wage rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers performing construction of public works in the Village of Harwood heights, Cook County, Illinois

12 -22 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for the general municipal corporate purposes of the Village of Harwood Heights, County of Cook, State of Illinois

12-23 The 2012-2013 Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

12-24 Amending Section 8.16.024 of the Village Code to reduce garbage fees by 50%


12-25 Repealing Ordinance Number 09-31 ("Garbage Fee Ordinance")

12-26 Amending section 2.04.120(F) of the Village code to authorize deputy clerk to be appointed as village collector and receive compensation for both positions

12 -27 Conditionally approving the variance requested by the owner of 6739 W Montrose to authorize construction of an addition that would encroach upon the required side yard (Romanian Christian Gospel Assembly)

12-28 Approving the variance requested by the owner of 4500 N Newland to enable the replacement of a patio in the rear yard of the property (4500 N Newland)

12-29 Approving the special use requested by the owner of 6739 W Montrose to authorize the physical expansion of the existing church facility

12-30 An ordinance conditionally approving the special use requested by the owner of 7125 W Gunnison to authorize operation of a warehouse use in an M-1 Zoning District

12-31 amending sections 10.56.300 and 10.56.310 of the Village of Harwood Heights code of ordinances regarding overweight and/or overdimension vehicles and special permits therefore

12-32 Amending Article 1 ("Utility Tax") of chapter 3.20 ("Utility Taxes") of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide for monthly returns

12-33 Establishing minimum regulations governing the safeguards of life and property from fire and explosion hazards and amending the previous technical building codes of the Village of Harwood Heights

12-34 An ordinance conditionally approving the variance requested by the owner of 4440 N Natchez to autorize construction of a detached garage that will encroach upon the required side yard setbacks (lukasz Sycz)

12-35 An ordinance conditionally approving the variance requested by the owner of 7511 W Carmen to autorize construction of two single family homes that encroach upon the required side yard setback (AAD Assciates, Inc.)

12-36 Enacting Chapter 3.64 of the Village of Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to establish a tax imposed on the privilege of leasing non-residential real property within the M1 and M2 zoning districts for the primary purpose of Long-Term Storage of personal property

12-37 Conditionally approving the special use requested by the owner of PRL Pub at 5100 N Harlem Avenue to authorize operation of an outdoor dining area (Kamila Williams/PRL Pub)

12-38 Authorizing entry into a 2 year lease agreement, with options for renewal, for the use of certain village-owned real property for an outdoor dining area by PRL PUB

12-39 Approving the variance requested by the owner of 6937 W Leland to ratify construction of a garage addition that encroaches upon the minimum interior side yard setback (Marek Matej)

12-40 Authorizing entry into an intergovernmental agreement by and between the Village of Harwood Heights and the Illinois office of the comptroller for the collection of debt through the comptroller for the collection of debt through the comptroller's local debt recovery program

12-41 An ordinance amending sections 3.12.070 and 3.12.110 of the Village of Harwood Heights Code of ordinances to specify a new limitations period on tax credits and refunds and alter the interest accrual on tax refunds and arrears

12-42 Authorizing the execution of the IMLRMA "Traditional" contribution agreement

12-43 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to modify the possible defenses to an automated traffic law enforcement violation notice and to streamline procedural deadlines

12-44 Amending title 15 of the Village Code to establish vacant building and registry regulations

12-45 Levying Taxes for the general corporate and other purposes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2012 and ending April 30, 2013 for the Village of Harwood Heights

12-46 Abating the tax heretofore levied for the year 2012 to pay the interest and principal on $2,510,000 general obligation bonds, series 2006B of the Village of Harwood Heights

12-47 Amending the official zoning map of the Village of Harwood Heights to rezone 4652 N Olcott Avenue from an M1-Manufacturing Zoning Classification to an R3-Multiple Family Residential Zoning Classification

12-48 Conditionally approving the special use permit requested by the contract purchaser of 4652 N Olcott Avenue to authorize operation of a mosque/community center use in a R-Zoning District

2011 Ordinance Index

11-01 To amend the Harwood Heights Village Code Section 4.12.070 Regarding the Number of Class "B" Liquor Licenses

11-02 Amending Chapter 18.16.010 of the Village Code to Correct the description of the fee assessed for an administrative adjudication hearing

11-03 Amending Chapter 10.76 of the Village Code to incorporate changes to the Automatic Traffic Law Enforcement System to comply with SB 935

11-04 Extending the expiration dates of the final eligibility lists for the promotion to Sergeant and promotion to Lieutenant

11-05 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide for an increase in fine for parking in or blocking an alley

11-06 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to provide for a processing fee for the senior citizen vehicle sticker exemption

11-07 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to provide for an increase in fine for unauthorized parking in a public or private parking lot

11-08 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to provide for an increase in fine for the improper parking of recreational vehicles, boats and campers

11-09 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to provide for an increase in the fine for violations of the stopping, standing and parking ordinances

11-10 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to provide for an increase in fine for parking that obstructs the free movement traffic

11-11 Amending Ordinance 10-15 of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances regarding the installation of remotely read water meters

11-12 Making Certain Findings Under Section 17.52.010 of the zoning ordinance and granting certain conditional variances allowing the installation of size-compliant led signs to replace existing sign in front of Mitty's Bar & Grill

11-13 Authorizing establishment of "Paver Brick" Fundraiser and establishment of standards govering engravings

11-14 Amending Section 17.52.240 of the Village Code to provide for comprehensive and standardized procedures to recover costs for certain professional fees and other costs incurred by the Village of Harwood Heights for certain zoning relief, subdivision, planned unit developments and other land development applications reviews and approvals    

11-15 conditionally approving certain zoning map amendments and variances requested by the owner of 6817-6829 W. Montrose Avenue to enable expansion of surface parking lot (Las Palmas:6817-6829 W Montrose)

11-16 authorizing entry into a 10 year lease agreement, with options for renewal, for use of certain village-owned real property for parking purposes by Harwood Heights, LLC 

11-17 Adopting prevailing wage rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers peforming construction of public works in the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, ILLINOIS

11-18 The 2011-2012 Appropriation Ordinance for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

11-19 Concerning the use of outdoor fireplaces in residential districts

11-20 Amending Title 13.04.050 (A) (B) of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Concerning Access and Use of the Village Fire Hydrants

11-21 Providing for a salary increase effective May 1, 2011 for the non negotiated village employees

11-22 Authorizing an extension of the contract between the Village of Harwood Heights and ARC Disposal Company, Inc. to serve as private scavenger for solid waste pick up in the Village through April 30, 2012 

11-23 Authorizing village membership in national joint powers alliance (NJPA) and competitively bidding for computer/technology supply purchases through NJPA's national competitve bidding process to ensure the highest quality and lowest prices for computer purchases

11-24 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for the general municipal corporate purposes of the Village of Harwood Heights

11-25 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to create the appointed position of Police Commander within the Harwood Heights Police Department


11- 26 To Codify Standards, Procedures and Regulations Governing Procurement Procedures Involving Federal Funds, Equal Employment Opportunities, Fair Housing, The Prohibition of Excessive Force, And Officials' Interest in Contracts in Order to Protect and Preserve the Village's Eligibility to Receive Federal CDBG Funds through the Illinois Disaster Recovery "IKE" Public Infrastructure Program


11-27 Amending the Structure and Membership of the Special Events Committee


11-28 Authorizing entry into a 10 year lease agreement, with options for renewal, for the use of certain village owned real property for parking purposes by Butera Finer Foods 

11-29 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to clearly identify and review the prerequisite conditions required for reserved residential parking for persons with disabilities

11-30 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to require a license for independent scavengers that remove abandoned property left in alleys and at curbside

11-31 Creating a Human Resource and Insurance Committee

11-32 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide for the annual issue of visitor parking passes for streets designated as resident parking only

11-33 Extending a temporary moratorium for all uses in the M-1 and M-2 Manufactoring Districts

11-34 Amending Section 3.040.060 of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to adopt State Competitive Bidding Laws 

11-35 Amending Chapter 10.68 to reduce the number and expand the type of unpaid vehicular violations that lead to vehicle immobilization

11-36 Implementing the Smoke Free Illinois Act

11-37 Amending Article 2 ("Gas Tax") of chapter 3.20 ("utility Taxes") of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to levy a more effective & collectible natural gase use tax on transactions not otherwise subject to municipal natural gas utility occupation taxes

11-38 The sale of surplus personal property owned by the Village of Harwood Heights

11-40 Authorizing the execution of the IMLRMA "Traditional" contribution agreement

11-41 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to Create the designation of "no thru street- local traffic only" for streets located within residential areas of Harwood Heights

11-42 Providing for the submission of a public question regarding electric aggregation to the voters of the Village of Harwood Heights at the general primary election to be held on March 20, 2012

11-43 Amending article 2 ("Gas Use Tax") of chapter 3.20 ("Utility Taxes") of the  Harwood Heights code of ordinances to enhance the collectibility of the gas use tax and to more closely align village gas use tax regulations and nomenclature with other home rule municipalities

11-44 Levying Taxes for the general corpoarte and other purposes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2011and other purposes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2011 and ending April 30, 2012 for the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

11-45 Abating the tax heretofore levied for the year 2011 to pay the interest and principal on $2,510,000 General Obligation Bonds, series 2006B of the Village of Harwood Heights, Cook County, Illinois

11-46 Repealing and replacing title 17, as amended, of the Village of Harwood Heights code of ordinances with comprehensive zoning code text amendments

11-47 Amending the official zoning map of the Village of Harwood Heights

2010 Ordinance Index

10-01 Amending the Harwood Heights Village Code 3.04.020 to provide for the public posting of expenditures on the Village of Harwood Heights internet website

10-02 Providing a salary increase effective January 1, 2010 for the non negotiated police personnel

10-03 Providing for the buyout of the healthcare benefits plan for non negotiated village employees

10-4 Providing for the partial reimbursement of the insurance deductible of the non negotiated village employees

10-05 Amending Title 10.52.060 of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Concerning Parking in Residential Districts

10-06 Amending Title 2.12.180 of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Concerning Committee of the Whole Meetings 

10 -07 Establishing a self - storage facility accommodations tax  

10-08 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide for an increase in Impound Bond, Fee and Penalty 

10-10 To repeal the owner-occupancy requirement for all existing and new condominium developments and condominium conversions

10-11 Establishing an emergency services and disaster and adopting rules governings the emergency services and disaster agency 

10-12 Provide for the licensing and inspection of home occupations

10-13 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to repeal the clean up bond for fence permits

10-14 Repealing and replacing article 6 of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to regulate door to door solicitation on private property in the village

10-15 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide for the Installation of Remotely Read Water Meters

10-16 Authorizing the borrowing of funds for the general municipal corporate purposes of the Village of Harwood Heights

10-17 Granting a special use permit for Clear Wireless LLC D/B/A Clearwire in the R-1 single family residential district (7171 W Gunnison Street)  

10-18 Adopting prevailing wage rates to be paid to laborers, mechanics and other workers performing construction of Public Works in the Village of Harwood Heights 

10-19 Authorizing the sales by public auction of personal property owned by the Village of Harwood Heights

10-20 Amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to provide for an increase in fees for the settlement of compliance warning tickets

10-21 Approving  a ground sign for Aldi food market

10-22 The 2010-2011 Appropriation for the Village of Harwood Heights

10-23 Amending Chapter 3.64 of the Village of Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to repeal the self-storage facility accommodations tax and replace the same with a tax imposed on the privilege of renting non-residential real property for the prima, r, y purpose of long term storage of personal property  

10-24 Establishing procedures for the recording of closed sessions in the Village of Harwood Heights
 
10-25 Amending Chapter 10.72 of the village code to alter the scope of vehicles subject to seizure and impoundment 

10-26 Amending Title 2.32.010 (A) of the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Concerning the Creation of the Police Department

10-27 Extending a temporary moratorium for all uses in the M-1 and M-2 manufactoring districts 

10-28 Authorizing the sale of surplus village property

10-29 Sunsetting Chapter 3.64 of the Village of Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances on April 30, 2011

10-30 Denying the joint special hardship appeal application of B/T Acquisitions company and Mega Driving School, Inc.-2 
 
10-31 Levying taxes for the general corporate and other purposes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2010 and ending April 30, 2011 for the Village of Harwood Heights

10-32 Abating the tax heretofore levied for the year 2010 to pay the interest and principal on $490,000 general obligation bonds, series 2006a of the Village of Harwood Heights

10-33 Abating the tax heretofo, re levied for the year 2010 to pay the interest and principal on $2,510,000 general obligation bonds, series 2006B of the village of Harwood Heights

10-34 authorizing the execution of IMLRMA "traditional" contribution agreement

10-35 An amended ordinance providing for the buyout o, , f the healthcare benefits plan for eligible village employees


2009 Ordinance Index

09-01 giving the 5000 block of Oconto Avenue the Honorary name of Edward Connelly Sr. Avenue and authorizing the Village of Harwood Heights to install signs stating the honorary name    

09-02 Amending Tit, le 2 ("Administration and Personnel") Chapter 2.12 ("Board of Trustees"), Section 2.12.060 ("Meetings open to the public") of the Harwood Heights Village Code regarding the inclusion of Committee Of The Whole. 

09-03 Amending Title 2 ("Administration and Personnel") Chapter 2.12 "Board of Trustees"), Section 2.12.180 ("Committee Of The Whole") of the Harwood Heights Village Code regarding the s, cheduling, minutes and voting at such meetings 

09-04 amending title 2 ("Administration and Personnel") Chapter 2.12 ("Board of Trustees), Sectio, n 2.12.220 ("Duties") of the Harwood Heights Village Code regarding the review of all municipal ordinances  

09-05 amending Title 2 ("Administration, an, d Personnel") Chapter 2.16 ("Village Clerk"), Section 2.16.080 ("Minutes and recordings of the board meetings") of the Harwood Heights Village code regarding the inclusion of Committee Of The Whole Meetings 

09-06 amending Title 2 ("Administration and Personnel") Chapter 2.28 ("Other offices and employees") Section 2.28.050 (&q,, uot;Building Commissioner/Building Inspectors (Part Time") of the Harwood Heights Village Code regarding the development and maintenance of the vacant building registry. 

09-08 Authorizing the execution of IMLRMA Minimum/maximum Contribution Agreement

09-09 Amending Ordinance 08-16 the Harwood Heights Village Code to adopt an automated traffic law enforcement system

09-10 Amending the village code section 10.52.065 to include 6437-6453 Sunnyside Avenue in the Table inset identifying location of resident parking only

09-11 Amending the, village code section 2.12.260 regarding standing committees and special committees

09-12 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide for an expansion and reorganization of standing committees to provide for committees focused on enviromental issues and the built enviroment 

09-13 establishing a special event committee

09-14 Establishing prevailing wages for public works in the Village of Harwood Heights, Coo, k County, IL

09-15 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide for an increase in parking fines applicable to violations of resident parking only

09-16 Removing the no parking restriction on the 4700 Block of Sayre Avenue

09-17 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Section 17.12.020 R1 Single Family Residential District to include a paver block option to meet the 40% open to the sky requirement for a rear yard

09-18 Amen, ding the Harwood Heights Code to authorize, implement and establish procedures for an Administrative Adjudication Sysytem

09-19 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide , for an increase in Parking Fines applicable to violations of parking prohibitions

09-20 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Or, dinances to create the appointed office of Chief of Public Safety

09-21 The 2009-2010 Appropriation Ordinance for the , Village of Har, wood Heights, C, ook County, Illinois

09-22 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide specific penalties for operating overweight and/or overdimension vehicles in violation of village regulations

09-23 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to create fair housing regulations in the Village of Harwood Heights

09-24 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to increase the minimum age of bar attendants/tenders to twenty-one years of age

09-25 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to establish a metered rate for the billing of water use by "Not for Profit Agencies" located in the village

 

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09-27 Authorizing the execution of the IMLRMA minimum/maximum contribution agreement

09-28 amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances to provide specific penalties for operating second division vehicles beyond maximum registered gross weight of vehicle and load

09-29 amending the Harwood Heights code of ordinances to delineate apportion liability for medical expenses incurred by arrestees while in village custody

09-30 establishing a temporar, y moratorium for all uses in the M-1 and M-2 Manufacturing districts

09-31 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Section 8.16 Garbage to create a garbage fee for single family units and multiple family units of three units or less

09-33 Levying Taxes for the general corporate and other purposes for the fiscal year beginning May 1, 2009 and ending April 30, 2010 

09-34 Abating the Tax heretofore levied for the year 2009 to pay the interest and principal on $490,000 general obligation bonds,series 2006A

09-35 Abating the Tax heretofore levied for the year 2009 to pay the interest and principal on $2,510,000 general oblig, ation bonds, series 2006B

09-36 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinance, s Section 10.20.030(A)(2) Vehicle Fees Table Inset of increase the annual Vehicle Sticker Fees Effective January 1, 2010

09-37 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Section 8.20.20 (10) Noises Prohibited to include an extension of construction/repair hours to Saturday and Sunday

09-38 Amending the Harwood Heig, hts Code of Ordinances Section 13.04.180 to include the Garbage Fee to the Delinquency Procedure for unpaid bills (Water, Sewer and Garbage) and to the Application Hierarchy fo, r partial payment of delinquent bills 

09-39 Amending the Harwood Heights Code of Ordinances Section 13.04.160 to create a unified billing system for water, sewer and garbage services delivered t, o , single family units and multiple family units of three units or less , ;

09-40 Imposing a Motor Fuel Tax by adding chapter 3.25, Subsections .010 through .070 to the Harwood Heights Village Code