Real Estate Transfer tax

Recently there has been some talk about the Real Estate Transfer tax in Naperville. This tax is one of several taxes that become part of the general fund that pays for the city’s operating expenses and has been around for as long as I can remember in Naperville. There was talk a few years ago…

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing has been an issue for Naperville for several years now. And while there is growing interest in addressing this problem all the solution I see being discussed are solutions that have been tried and failed in other communities across the US. Why are we looking at solutions that have been tried repeatedly for…

Nokia Development

This 67 acre lot with its proposed 240 residential units would be the larges residential PUD on the North side of Naperville in years. The council approved allowing this property to be zoned residential years ago, so this is not sudden or unanticipated. Incorporating this property and approving the PUD will provide an opportunity to…

Cannabis Dispensary zoning Changes

City Council will be reviewing the proposed changes to the permitted locations of dispensaries. The types of zoning were dispensaries are to be a permitted use rather then conditional or not allowed is to be changed. How do you feel about this proposed change to city codes?