Monday, May 2, 2016

RR Star On the agenda: Walking school bus, youth court, railroad and road resurfacing



  • By Kevin Haas
    Staff writer

    Rockford Register Star


  • Posted May. 2, 2016 at 1:30 AM
  • In an effort to shed more light on what local government boards are up to each week, the Register Star will publish a brief look at key items up for consideration by elected bodies.
    Here are some items on the agenda this week:
    Belvidere City Council: Aldermen will consider an ordinance dissolving a special tax allocation fund and another related to the yield intersections at Eighth Avenue and West Fifth Street at its 7 p.m. meeting today at City Hall, 401 Whitney Blvd.
    Great Lakes Basin Railroad: The project will be discussed throughout the week in Boone County — the Boone County Administrative and Legislative meeting on today, the Roads and Capital Improvements Committee meeting on Tuesday, the Planning, Zoning and Building Committee meeting on Wednesday and Health and Human Services Committee on Thursday. All meetings will begin at 6 p.m. in the Boone County boardroom, 1212 Logan Ave., Belvidere.
    Machesney Park Village Board: The board of trustees is scheduled to consider a resolution to approve engineering for its 2016 road resurfacing program and to place honorary street signs on Waterview Road for Cheap Trick's Robin Zander, among other proposals. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. today at Village Hall, 300 Roosevelt Road, Machesney Park.
    RMAP: A presentation on Menomonie Street will take place at 6 p.m. today at Belvidere City Hall, 401 Whitney Boulevard.
    Rockford City Council: Aldermen will discuss several items, including a $50,000 contribution to Rockford Corridor Improvement Inc.'s proposed improvements to the walking school bus that serves Lewis Lemon Elementary School. The City Council meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. today at City Hall, 425 E. State St., Rockford.
    Rockford School District: The district's Operations Committee and Budget and Finance Subcommittee will discuss several matters, including an update on new elementary school designs. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Administration Building, 501 7th St., Rockford.
    Rockton Village Board: The board is expected to discuss and ratify a garbage agreement with Rock River Disposal. The Rockton Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Village Hall, 110 E. Main St., Rockton.
    Roscoe Village Board: The board is expected to approve a resolution authorizing the village to enter into an agreement with Fehr-Graham and Associates to provide the civil site design for the proposed police department addition. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Village Hall, 10631 Main St., Roscoe.
    South Beloit City Council: Commissioners will discuss in closed session collective bargaining issues between the city and its employees. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. today at City Hall, 519 Blackhawk Blvd., South Beloit.

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