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Slide presentation from the April 14, 2010, meeting of the Fort Sheridan Master Plan Advisory Committee.

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    2010-04-14 Fort Sheridan Master Planning Advisory Committee 2010-04-14 Fort Sheridan Master Planning Advisory Committee Presentation Transcript

    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 April 14, 2010 Fort Sheridan Master Plan Advisory Committee
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Agenda • Feb. 10, 2010 meeting minutes • Review charter, process and timeline • Additional information • Framework to develop scenarios • Discuss scenarios • Summarize/next steps • Next meeting June 9, 2010
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Our Charter “The Committee will prepare, approve and forward a final report to the Forest Preserve Board of Commissioners, consisting of a recommended program and conceptual master plan of preferred future public uses for Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve, including a summary of options, analysis, opinions of probable construction costs, analysis of projected operating costs and revenues, and public input considered during the planning process.”
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Concept of Alignment and Consensus • Alignment means “getting in line” behind an idea or concept • Consensus means getting to a maximum point of agreement so that action can follow • Usually involves compromise, give and take • Each party must be able to “live with it” and support the group’s decision • Even with consensus, each party may have a different level of support for the decision • Can this group come to consensus around a recommendation?
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Advisory committee members Lake County Forest Preserve District Commissioners Chair, Carol Calabresa, Board District 15 Anne Flanigan Bassi, Board District 23 Michelle Feldman, Board District 22 Susan Loving Gravenhorst, Board District 13 Municipal and Park District Representatives City of Highland Park City of Highwood City of Lake Forest Lake Bluff Park District Park District of Highland Park Town of Fort Sheridan Master Homeowners Association Ex-Officio Members: (Invited) Mark Steven Kirk - United States Representative - 10th District William Brawner - U.S. Department of the Army
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Timeline January Gather information February 2nd Committee meeting; brainstorm on ideas March Review public comments; gather additional information April 3rd Committee meeting; explore scenarios of potential alignment May Further define scenarios June 4th Committee meeting; determine if alignment is possible July Develop program details September Present recommendation to Board
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Group protocols and ground rules • Full participation • Mutual understanding • Inclusive solutions • Shared responsibility • One conversation at a time • Each party contributes • Stay on topic; we will use a “parking lot” for follow-up on topics not on the agenda • Process checks to re-focus • No interruptions
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Additional Information
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Possible Scenarios Several different scenarios emerged from committee interviews, public input and committee brainstorming • 18-hole golf course • Hybrid 9- or 12-hole or executive course integrated with natural areas and trails • Typical forest preserve, incorporating natural areas, trails and public access • Wait and see • Other
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Discussion Framework How – and to what extent - could each scenario meet the expectations, vision and conditions identified by the committee members and the public • Meets the deed restriction for golf • Maintains open space and scenic lake views • Provides public access to bluffs and shoreline • Protects and sustains the environment • Provides a variety of outdoor recreational activities
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Additional Considerations Discuss potential benefit and impact • To neighbors • To surrounding communities • To the greater Lake County Funding implications • Implementation costs • Ability to be financially sustainable • What each entity could/would contribute
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Discuss Scenarios • 18-hole golf course • Hybrid 9- or 12-hole or executive course integrated with natural areas and trails • Typical forest preserve, incorporating natural areas, trails and public access • Wait and see • Other
    • Fort Sheridan Update April 14, 2010 Master Plan-Completed Improvements