Whether for or against the 205-unit luxury apartment complex likely to be built within the Main Street Triangle area, many agreed that Monday night’s open house was not an effective way to share thoughts.
Orland Park village staff and trustees, as well as Mayor Dan McLaughlin and developer David Flaherty, set up an expo-style open house about the at the .
While the idea was for residents to ask questions individually, little could be heard amidst a growing volume of arguments ensuing early on into the meet. For most of the night McLaughlin was surrounded by irate residents.
But one request was heard. McLaughlin agreed to hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Sept. 6, the date that the village board was originally going to formally vote on the apartment complex. That vote is now scheduled to take place on Monday, Sept. 19.