Welcome to the Emma's Landing development project page, where you will find documents related to this project. The applicant is requesting an Annexation, a Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Preliminary and Final Plat of Subdivision Approval, and Final Planned Unit Development Plan Approval to construct 45 affordable rental townhome units. The applicant, The Burton Foundation, has entered into a Real Estate Purchase Agreement with the City of Geneva to purchase the subject property. The Geneva City Council approved authorizing the sale of publicly-owned surplus land at its July 13 City Council Meeting. The City has also updated its fact sheet answering some common questions from residents regarding the agreement and proposed development.
A public hearing before the Planning and Zoning Commission was held on Jan. 14 and Jan. 28 2021. At its Feb. 11 meeting, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 6-1 recommending conditional approval of the requests mentioned above. The City Council began its deliberation Feb. 22, 2021, during which time they unanimously approved the annexation request. The City Council continued its deliberation at the March 8, 2021 meeting, during which they approved the remainder of the requests by a vote of 9-1.
The meeting videos are available in the Agenda Center. Public comments submitted to the City have been posted below.
If you have questions, feel free to contact our Community Development Department staff.