Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) Board Meeting
June 20, 2019
An amendment to the lease agreement dated June 11, 2013 between the District and the City of Blue Island on 137.64 acres of District real estate located north and south of the Cal-Sag Channel between Kedzie Avenue and Fay’s point in Blue Island, Illinois was approved. (Agenda Item 19-0537)
Two agenda items relating to 91.9 acres of District real estate located in the City of Evanston were discussed.
Item 19-0600: Authority to amend lease agreement dated October 14, 1966, as amended, between the District and City of Evanston on approximately 91.9 acres of District real estate located in Evanston along the north Shore Channel to (1) allow Evanston to hold festivals and outdoor concerts and (2) allow the sale and consumption of alcohol. Consideration shall be a nominal fee of $10.00.
Commissioner McGowan would like more information and will submit questions in writing.
Item 19-0610: Authority to resolve the Notices of Default issued to the City of Evanston arising out of violations of the lease agreement dated October 14, 1966, as amended between the District and the City of Evanston on Approximately 91.9 acres of District real estate located in Evanston along the North Shore Channel. Consideration shall be $77,450.25
Item 19-0614: Authority to issue a 1-year permit to Northwestern University to allow parking and tailgating activities during home football games on North Shore Channel Parcels 2.05, 2.06, 2.07, and 2.08, in Evanston Illinois. Consideration shall be an annual fee of $80,000.00.
Observer - Nancy Mitzen Meeting Length: 2.5 hours
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