Independent Coalition for Our Neighborhoods

ICON Monthly Meeting Mon., May 18, 6:30pm

The ICON February Meeting will be May 18, 6:30 pm, at First Church of the Brethren, 2115 Yale Blvd, Springfield, IL 62703.

ICON minutes May 18, 2015


Dave Varner, Ward 4 liquor license issues

Juan Huerta, Community Relations Coordinator

Andrew Proctor, Alderman Ward 5 and priorities for ICON members:

  • Unregulated boarding houses with 5 or fewer residents – halfway houses
  • Non-owner occupied property registration
  • Garbage: billing by CWLP
  • Boarded Properties: shortening the time frame from 3 to 1 years
  • Incentives for developing empty lots / distressed housing (remove disincentives)
  • Single point of contact for Neighborhood Associations
  • Urban Planner
  • Other