Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The structure will be located at the Veterans Memorial Park. Across Poplar Grove Road is the historic hotel, the oldest building in town, constructed in the 1840s. Also in that area is the barber shop that served as village hall for many years.
fund-raising effort in which he hopes to realize $2,500, with which to buy needed materials. Any additional money, or money left over, will be used to enhance the gazebo.
Any donor contributing $100 or more will have their name or business name put on a plaque that will be at the gazebo for all to see, he said.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
That changed May 14 when the board of trustees voted 5-0 to adopt a revised law that includes a variety of fines, which depend on how much overweight the trucks are.
Residents off Shaw Road packed the township board meeting room in the fall of 2011, wanting to keep truck traffic from increasing once a new asphalt plant opened on the north side of Business 20, just west of the Boone County line.
Township Road Commissioner Richard Lee responded by posting the road with a limit of 10 tons, or 20,000 pounds.
Boone County has been presented with a last-minute opportunity to apply for a grant to pay for an electrical code to protect the dilbit pipeline that runs through the county.
But board members following an informal discussion May 15 agreed not to pursue the grant. They couldn’t vote on the matter because it was informational and not part of the meeting agenda…..
District 2 board member Cathy Ward ended the discussion when she pointed out Terrinoni “has pretty much indicated this is a waste of his time.” She added the board should “leave it at that.”
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The city is projected to return $27,000 worth of tax increment financing district money to the taxing bodies.
The issue was three-fold: leaders started discussing how to allocate the money too late, aldermen got caught up in political games and Mother Nature made it difficult for developers to work
means bills for projects that the city already agreed to fund could trickle in over the coming months. If there is money still unspent, it would be dispersed among the taxing districts, Drella said.
Monday, May 20, 2013
"The vacancy shall be filled within 60 days by appointment of the chairman of the county board with the advice and consent of the board. The appointee shall be of the same political party as the person he succeeds was at the time of his election. If the county board is elected by district, the appointee must be a member of that district. If more than 28 months remain in the term, the vacancy shall be filled at the next general election. (10 ILCS5/25-11)"