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SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 Kht Mnntkv fwcm^itit USPS 580-360 THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19,1995 - VOLUME 35, NUMBER 28 - HUNTLEY, ILLINOIS TWENTY-FIVE CENTS ^inal phase ofHuntiey Industrial Condominiums begins Construction on the final phase of a $2.3 million industrial condominium building in Huntley began Oct. 10 with ground-breaking ceremonies at the site, located in the 48-acre Bernat Industrial Center at Rt. 47, two miles north of 1-90. Huntley village officials and developer George Bernat were joined by the project's architect, general contractor and financing represent¬ ative in ceremonial activities anticipatingtheDec. 1995 completion of the 51,300-square-foot, single- story industrial structure. According to Huntley Mayor James Dhamer, the demand for industrial space in the area is increasing as more companies look to take advantage of Huntley's long-range plans for growth and economic development. Industrial and commercial development is an area of growth McHenry County residents also welcome, according to a recent survey conducted by the McHenry County Economic Development Corp. "We're very excited to provide much-needed facilities to the community, the county and area businesses," notes George Bernat, president of Barrington Hills-based Bernat Development Company, developer of the project. Mayor Dhamer adds the project will also "improve the community's employment opportun-ities and commercial tax base." The nine-unit building will be constructed of decorative, precast masonry with a combination of steel and glass facade accents. Other features include skylights, energy- effecient construction, professional landscaping, underground utilities, ample parking, drive-in doors and individual loading docks. Available unit space ranges from 2,500 to 20,000 square feet and may be leased, purchased or leased with an option to buy. For more information on available space, contact George Bernat at 426- 4479. Planning Commission presents meeting minutes The Huntley Towers mall and the Kane County Land Plan were two ofthe issues discussed Mt the Village of Huntley Planning Commission meeting on Oct 9. The regular meeting ofthe Planning Commission was called to order at 7:00pm by Chairman Rohlwing. Administrator Nelis presented a background ofthe proposed project. This is planned as a one-story center. The site plan was reviewed. The number of parking spaces match the building. This has to be a PUD (as with Subway) because of the 6-ft. rear yard. They are giving an extra 10 feet of right-of-way and providing a 10-foot grass buffer in front. There will be no parking spaces in front; parking will be on the north and south ends. No restaurants are proposed. A fence will be needed to protect the homeowners. Deliveries would be at the side ofthe building (as with Subway.) Mr. Kanakaris, representing the project, stated that the hill would be See PLANNING on page 3 Huntley Farmside mourns loss of Karen Kohley ^ Karen Kohley has been synonymous with the Huntley Farmside for almost 10 years, in many capacities. Whether visiting her in the office or meeting her somewhere in Huntley, people knew Karen would handle their Farmside needs. Everyone who met Karen was struck by her friendly, outgoing nature and her fiin-loving, giving personality. All ofthe Farmside staff through the years have found it a joy to work with r. She will be dearly missed at the farmside and throughout the community. While devastated by the loss of a vital member ofthe team, The Huntl^ Farmside will continue its service to thecommunity. Karenalways helped the Farmside provide exceptional service to area businesses. With your help, the Farmside will continue that tradition. We invite suggestions Irom the community and businesses. As we recover from her loss, we encourage everyone to contact us with their requirements. We apologize in advance for any difficulties you experience during this time. The Huntley Farmside can be reached at (708)669-5621, or through the new advertising hotline, (708)669-3616orfax(708)669-5623. ChristopherGoff (farleft), general contractorforthe Bernat Industrial Condominiums in Huntley, reviews construction activities with (I to r) project developer George Bemat, executive director of the Huntley Chamber of Commerce Cathy DeQuaker, Huntley Village Administrator Rob Nelis, Vice President of Amcore Bank James Flahaven and architect Theodore Feifar. Obituary Karen Kotiley Karen Kohley, 53, of Huntley, advertising director of the Huntley Farmside, died Thursday in the Memorial Medical Center in Woodstock. She was born in Chicago, and she formerly lived in the Naperville and Aurora areas before moving to Huntley 25 years ago. Karen was a trustee ofthe Huntley Area Public Library District since its inception, and she founded the Huntley Nursery School program, which she operated for more than 10 years. She was an active member ofthe Lioness, and in the past held the positions of treasurer, vice president, president. She was currentlyserving as secretary. In 1982-83 shewasvoted Lioness ofthe Year, and she was a regular staffer and player at the Lioness Bingo. She was also the Chamber Director of the Huntley Chamber of Commerce in its charter year. Karen is survived by her husband, Richard; three daughters, Nancy Ehrke, Paula and Laura Kohley; her mother, Ruth Augsburg; three brothers and two sisters. Visitation was held Oct. 15 at the O'Connor Funeral Home in Huntley. Mass was held Oct. 16 at St. Marj' Catholic Church in Huntley. Burial was in the church cemetery.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library.|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|