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The completed draft of the Homer Glen Comprehensive Plan Update is currently going through the formal review process, which started with a Public Open House and Public Hearing held on November 19, 2020. Members of the general public were able to provide their comments on the draft plan at these two events, as well as via email, Zoom chat, and on the project website. Given the high volume of public comments provided through these various methods, the comments were summarized and organized into a two-part response. Part 1 is organized into categories to relate certain responses to questions and comments that had a similar focus. Part 2 responds to the resident survey initiated by Matt Konieg.
The issues and responses provided below represent input from both residents and members of the Village Board as important policies to be considered during the planning process to guide Homer Glen’s future. For instance, recommendations in the Plan to provide more housing options were the result of input received by the consultant team from Village officials and stakeholders who indicated a concern for these deficiencies. The role of the consultant team was to identify areas of need and identify options that could remedy some of those concerns.
Plan revisions can still be made in response to the comments and public input received. Updates to the draft will be prepared after the Plan Commission reviews the current version and makes recommendations at their next meeting, tentatively scheduled for January 7, 2021.