Utility Line Undergrounding Study Committee

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

The Committee shall consist of up to six (6) residents appointed by the Council, and two (2) members of the City Council assigned as non-voting advisors to the Committee.

  • Russell Stewart
  • Andy Love
  • John Love
  • Daniel Lynch
  • Susan Maguire
  • Paul Stewart
  • David Wyman
  • Council Advisors: Alex Brown and Earl Hoellen

Purpose

On January 7, 2014 the City Council passed Resolution 2, Series 2014, establishing the Utility Line Undergrounding Study Committee, to review the undergrounding of overhead utility lines in the Village.

The Committee shall consider and report to the Council on:

  • The estimated cost of undergrounding utility lines organized by categories such as state highways, Village arterial roads, neighborhood streets and easements.
  • Policy recommendations for cost sharing between the Village and benefitted property owners.
  • A priority ranking for the sequence of undergrounding utility lines.
  • Suggested changes to the Municipal Code or Village policies to support the effort to underground utility lines.
  • A plan to finance the project in summary form recommending specific financial resources including new revenue sources.
  • All other matters the Committee deems relevant to the issue and requiring the Council’s consideration.

The Committee presented its Final Report to City Council on June 2, 2015.