Monthly Archives: January 2016

Agenda for Tuesday, Feburary 2 ELVN meeting

East Lake View Neighbors (ELVN) will be holding a board meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 7:00 P.M. at the 19th District Police Station.  Please join us.


  1. Call to Order
  2. 44th Ward Update – Green Curtain Events Sausage Fest Proposal
  3. 46th Ward Update – Vermilion Development Proposal for Northeast Corner of W. Sheridan and N. Broadway
  4. Cubs Update
  5. Old Business/New Business – Board Seat Nominations and Election
  6. Adjournment
  7. Board Member Only Session

CDOT Announcement from Alderman James Cappleman

Via Alderman James Cappleman, 46th Ward

Each year, the 46th Ward receives $1.32 million to use for infrastructure improvements. This money is spent on items that will last one year or more, and most of it typically goes to street repaving, sidewalk replacements, and street lighting. In 2015, the 19th Police District provided input about the installation of police cameras based on prior drug arrests and feedback from residents attending CAPS meetings. Click here to view how menu funds were used for 2015.

Within the next few months, the Chicago Dept of Transportation (CDOT) will meet with me and provide their suggestions about where infrastructure improvements are needed based on 311 records. They also have information about where anticipated utility work will occur so that we don’t tear up a street twice for repair.

Your Assistance is Needed!

You know the condition of the streets, sidewalks and curbs around your home. When you see something that needs repair, please contact me to include it in our 2016 projects. I’ll combine this information with what we get from CDOT to help decide where to spend our limited funds. Feel free to email me at or call my office at 773-878-4646.

ELVN Board Member Nominations

raisedhandsEast Lake View Neighbors will be accepting nominations for Board Members of ELVN at our next meeting on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room at the Police Station located at 850 West Addison Street. We invite all eligible people to consider serving on our Board. If you are interested, please attend the meeting on February 2, 2016, and either accept or submit your nomination. All nominees will be verified for eligibility and will be asked to submit a brief biography which will be considered by all ELVN Members. Nominees will stand for election to the Board at our General Community Meeting on March 1, 2016.

To be eligible to serve on The ELVN Board, nominees must live and own property within the boundaries of our Organization. The boundaries are Lake Shore Drive, Clark Street, Addison Street and Irving Park Road. Additionally, all nominees must have a fully paid membership by February 16, 2016.

Responsibilities of ELVN Board Members are as follows:

  • To understand the needs and concerns of the Community
  • To actively promote ELVN within the Community and to work to increase ELVN Membership
  • To attend at least seven (7) Board/Community meetings within the calendar year
  • To participate in annual fundraising activities such as our annual Oktoberfest
  • To be engaged in the activities of ELVN through active participation

Please consider this great opportunity to get involved in your Community. Contact with any questions.