Posted on Oct 05, 2019
                   
If you missed last week’s meeting, you missed a great presentation by Charles Witherington-Perkins, Director of Planning and Community Development for the Village of Arlington Heights.  With responsibility for planning, community and economic development, urban design, housing and zoning, Witherington-Perkins and his staff provide advice to the Village Board, as well as other village boards and commissions with the goal of promoting high quality development that meets the needs of Arlington Heights residents. 
Key development projects include Arlington Downs, Arlington 25, The Moorings,  4 N. Hickory among many others.  On the business and economic development front, last year saw the establishment of 80 new businesses, and the creation of 692 jobs.  Key Initiatives going forward include downtown development, Arlington Downs implementation,  redevelopment of 3 TIF’s and implementation of physical commercial corridor improvements for RanKd Road, Southtown/Southern Hotel Districts, and other corridors.