City Invites Public to Participate in the Third AGN Revitalization Plan Community Meeting


On Monday, April 16, 2018, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the City of DeKalb will host the
third of several Community Meetings on the Annie Glidden North (AGN) Revitalization
Plan. The meeting, which will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church at 830 North
Annie Glidden Road, is open to the public. Families with children are welcome and a
Spanish translator will be available upon request.

On August 14, 2017, the City Council approved an agreement for a revitalization plan for
the AGN neighborhood located in the northwest corner of DeKalb. The purpose of the
plan is to identify ways to make the AGN neighborhoods a more desirable, walkable, safe,
and economically vibrant place to live. Revitalization of the AGN neighborhood is critical
to the wellbeing of its residents, as well as Northern Illinois University (NIU) and the
DeKalb community.

At the third community meeting, Camiros, the City’s planning consultant, will present Draft
Plan Concepts and the results of AGN Task Force subcommittee meetings organized
around four topic areas: Community Services, Housing and Commercial Development,
Neighborhood Safety and Security, and Transportation, Infrastructure and Open Space.
The meeting will be an Open House format from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and attendees
are free to come by at any time during that timeframe to review material and provide their

The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons planning to attend
who require special accommodations should notify Raymond Munch by Wednesday,
Friday, April 13, 2018, at (815) 748-2392 or at You can also visit the City’s webpage about the program.

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