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File #: 21-3922    Version: 1 Name: HONORING GLENVIEW VILLAGE PRESIDENT JIM PATTERSON ON HIS RETIREMENT
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 6/24/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 6/24/2021 Final action: 6/24/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION HONORING GLENVIEW VILLAGE PRESIDENT JIM PATTERSON ON HIS RETIREMENT WHEREAS, Jim Patterson served the Glenview community for two terms at the Village President, before passing the baton in May of 2021; and WHEREAS, as Village President, Jim Patterson deftly guided Glenview residents through the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring the residents and businesses alike were kept apprised of new changes and directives, and encouraging residents to remain "Glenview Strong;" and WHEREAS, Jim Patterson was ardent about ensuring village-wide projects were completed in a expeditious manner while benefitting residents, including the reconstruction of roads, the installation of sidewalks and water mains, and improvements to the downtown Metra train station; and WHEREAS, under Jim Patterson's leadership Glenview implemented the Glenview Connect initiative, offering residents an opportunity to contribute their own village planning ideas; and WHEREAS, Jim Patterson is celebrated by...
Sponsors: SCOTT R. BRITTON
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

HONORING GLENVIEW VILLAGE PRESIDENT JIM PATTERSON ON HIS RETIREMENT

WHEREAS, Jim Patterson served the Glenview community for two terms at the Village President, before passing the baton in May of 2021; and

WHEREAS, as Village President, Jim Patterson deftly guided Glenview residents through the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring the residents and businesses alike were kept apprised of new changes and directives, and encouraging residents to remain "Glenview Strong;" and

WHEREAS, Jim Patterson was ardent about ensuring village-wide projects were completed in a expeditious manner while benefitting residents, including the reconstruction of roads, the installation of sidewalks and water mains, and improvements to the downtown Metra train station; and

WHEREAS, under Jim Patterson's leadership Glenview implemented the Glenview Connect initiative, offering residents an opportunity to contribute their own village planning ideas; and

WHEREAS, Jim Patterson is celebrated by colleagues and Glenview residents as a consummate leader with a caring demeanor and keen business acumen; and

WHEREAS, Jim Patterson is known as a people person, and is sympathetic and responsive to the requests of his constituents; and

WHEREAS, prior to his service as Village President, Jim Patterson served two terms as a Village Trustee from 2003 to 2011; and

WHEREAS, during his tenure as a Trustee, Jim Patterson chaired the Milwaukee Avenue Corridor Committee and served on the Glen Tax Increment Financing District (TIF) Retirement Committee; and

WHEREAS, Jim Patterson was an active member of the Illinois Department of Transportation's Willow Road Community Advisory Group; and

WHEREAS, Jim Patterson was a member of the Glenview Plan Commission from 2000 to 2003; and

WHEREAS, Jim Patterson co-chaired the 1998 Glenview Park District Farms and Fields Referendum Committee that was instrumental in acquisition of historic Wagner Farms and 37 acres of athletic fields; and

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