Brochure Spring 2019 - Page 44

REFERENDUM UPDATE GLENVIEW PARK DISTRICT REFERENDUM INITIATIVES In December, the park district sold $17 million in federally tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) bonds to pay for a near-complete renovation of the Glenview Ice Center and to pay for improvements at The Grove National Historic Landmark. We opted for a 13-year bond instead of a 20-year bond. This will ultimately save taxpayers $3.4 million in interest. ICE CENTER RENOVATION Schematic floor plans were refined this fall. Williams Architects explored energy-efficient opportunities including the use of natural lighting through the strategic placement of windows, energy-efficient mechanical and lighting systems, and heat recovery, which captures sources of heat in the building and shares them elsewhere in the building. The updated design renderings show an increase of 2,400 GSF to the build- ing’s overall size to accommodate a full-service restaurant serving food, beer and wine. Additional square footage has been added to the lobby and main corridor for better flow of foot traffic, and to the multi-purpose room. The project team received conditional approval to proceed with the design and development phase from the Village Planning Commission and Appearance Commission. Bid notices for the Ice Systems Package and the Site Development have been posted. In continuing with the permitting process, we anticipate going before the Village Zoning Board of Appeals in February. THE GROVE IMPROVEMENTS This fall, the park district shared plans for the Interpretive Center with the Village’s various departments including Building and Zoning, Engineering, Health and Fire which shared feedback for the permitting process. The project team has secured a construction manager, Frederick Quinn Corporation. We are finalizing building plans and the budget and working on preliminary designs for the exhibits. Site improvements to The Grove front entrance received approval from the Village Environmental Review Committee and the Planning Commission, and preliminary approval from the Appearance Commission in January. OPEN SPACE FUND The most up-to-date information can be found at glenviewparks.org/2018-bond-proposal-information. BOATING ON LAKE GLENVIEW 2019 BOATING SEASON: MAY 1-OCTOBER 1 HOURS: SUNRISE–SUNSET Recreational boating is a wonderful way to exercise, enjoy nature, relax and spend time with friends and family. The Glenview Park District is excited to provide opportunities for non-motorized boating on Lake Glenview. Please follow these important rules to enjoy your time on the water. • Kayaks, canoes, paddle and row boats are permitted. (No motorized water craft, sailboats or paddle boards are allowed.) AKE W. L LAKE GLENVIEW • Enter and exit the water from the boat launch only. Boat Launch park- ing is available at the northwest lot in Gallery Park (W. Lake Ave. and Mint Ln.) 2019 BOAT PERMIT 0001 Boating permits on sale beginning March 1 at Park Center • Properly fitting life jackets must be worn at all times. • Children under 13 must be accompanied on the water by an adult, 18 or older. • Illinois Department of Natural Resources Water Usage Stamp and Glenview Park District boating permit are required. Permits are available at Park Center. Permit Fee per boat: $30 Residents/$45 Nonresidents • Do not feed or disturb wildlife, especially breeding or nesting birds or adult animals with young. • Boating on Lake Glenview is unsupervised and done at your own risk. • Additional boating rules and map are posted at the boat launch and online at glenviewparks.org/boating. No boating on July 4. Questions? Contact the Park Center front desk at 847-724-5670.