Niles 2040 Consultant Team

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Meet the team! To learn more about the members of the Niles 2040 Steering Committee read below!


The Lakota Group

The Lakota Group as 25 years of experience in urban design, planning, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. The Lakota Group has a long, proud history of working with the Village on a range of projects — from visionary efforts such as the Touhy Triangle Master Plan, Metra Station Feasibility Study, and Arts & Culture Master Plan; to specific efforts to develop and implement the community's signage and wayfinding. Along with this precise understanding and awareness of the local context, our team also brings nationwide consulting experience in analyzing and implementing policies related to a number of emerging topics.


CBBEL

CBBEL serves as the lead engineer on a variety of major municipal undertakings, including the design, permitting and construction of numerous major transportation and local municipal roadway projects, multi-use paths, bridges, flood control reservoirs, pump stations, embankments, storm sewers, large open channels, water mains and water systems.

As a full-service firm we also conduct water resource related studies, perform GIS services, environmental resource assessments, mitigation planning and permitting and a myriad of traditional civil engineering functions.

CBBEL’s recent experience in Niles includes writing legal descriptions for various parcels, Phase II Engineering services for the Howard Street roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation project; Phase I and Phase II Engineering services for the 1,650’ segment of the North Branch Trail connection, and Four Flag SCADA enclosure improvements which consist of repairs to deficient equipment, construction of a new masonry enclosure structure, and installation of a new generator pad.


Goodwin Williams Group

Goodman Williams Group specializes in market feasibility analyses for individual properties, large development sites, downtowns, and redeveloping neighborhoods. Throughout the Greater Chicago Area, local governments, non-profits, and private real estate interests have relied on the market insights of Goodman Williams Group. Our market analyses help ensure that comprehensive plans, such as the one in Niles, are realistic and achievable.


KLOA, INC.

Kenig, Lindgren, O’Hara, Aboona, Inc. (KLOA, Inc.) is a licensed, Rosemont-based, professional engineering corporation that specializes in traffic engineering, parking, and transportation planning. KLOA, Inc. develops transportation and parking plans for entire villages, business districts, corridors, university campuses, medical centers, schools, parks, libraries, and private developments. KLOA, Inc. also analyzes traffic operations and the associated impacts created by new developments. KLOA, Inc. has had a long history working within the Village of Niles, including projects for the Village, the Niles Park District, Niles Township High Schools District 219, East Maine School District 63, many of the community’s shopping centers, and numerous other private developments.

Meet the team! To learn more about the members of the Niles 2040 Steering Committee read below!


The Lakota Group

The Lakota Group as 25 years of experience in urban design, planning, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. The Lakota Group has a long, proud history of working with the Village on a range of projects — from visionary efforts such as the Touhy Triangle Master Plan, Metra Station Feasibility Study, and Arts & Culture Master Plan; to specific efforts to develop and implement the community's signage and wayfinding. Along with this precise understanding and awareness of the local context, our team also brings nationwide consulting experience in analyzing and implementing policies related to a number of emerging topics.


CBBEL

CBBEL serves as the lead engineer on a variety of major municipal undertakings, including the design, permitting and construction of numerous major transportation and local municipal roadway projects, multi-use paths, bridges, flood control reservoirs, pump stations, embankments, storm sewers, large open channels, water mains and water systems.

As a full-service firm we also conduct water resource related studies, perform GIS services, environmental resource assessments, mitigation planning and permitting and a myriad of traditional civil engineering functions.

CBBEL’s recent experience in Niles includes writing legal descriptions for various parcels, Phase II Engineering services for the Howard Street roadway reconstruction and rehabilitation project; Phase I and Phase II Engineering services for the 1,650’ segment of the North Branch Trail connection, and Four Flag SCADA enclosure improvements which consist of repairs to deficient equipment, construction of a new masonry enclosure structure, and installation of a new generator pad.


Goodwin Williams Group

Goodman Williams Group specializes in market feasibility analyses for individual properties, large development sites, downtowns, and redeveloping neighborhoods. Throughout the Greater Chicago Area, local governments, non-profits, and private real estate interests have relied on the market insights of Goodman Williams Group. Our market analyses help ensure that comprehensive plans, such as the one in Niles, are realistic and achievable.


KLOA, INC.

Kenig, Lindgren, O’Hara, Aboona, Inc. (KLOA, Inc.) is a licensed, Rosemont-based, professional engineering corporation that specializes in traffic engineering, parking, and transportation planning. KLOA, Inc. develops transportation and parking plans for entire villages, business districts, corridors, university campuses, medical centers, schools, parks, libraries, and private developments. KLOA, Inc. also analyzes traffic operations and the associated impacts created by new developments. KLOA, Inc. has had a long history working within the Village of Niles, including projects for the Village, the Niles Park District, Niles Township High Schools District 219, East Maine School District 63, many of the community’s shopping centers, and numerous other private developments.