Rep. Rodney Davis’ staff to host help desk hours in Tolono

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) announced members of his staff will be holding office hours in Tolono to meet with constituents.
District aides from Davis’ district office will be available at from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 30, at the Tolono village hall, 507 W. Strong St., Tolono, to assist with individual constituent concerns.

Q&A with Savoy village trustee candidates

Name: Heather Mangian
Age: 62
Current occupation/employer: Retired University of Illinois, Senior Research Specialist  currently part-time research associate in Comparative Animal Nutrition, University of Illinois

Q&A with Savoy village president candidates

Name: John P. Brown
Age: 49
Current occupation/employer: Police Lieutenant, University of Illinois and Public Administrator and Guardian for Champaign County
Immediate family: Margaret (wife), Evan, 19 (son), and Elena, 17 (daughter)

March 21 Savoy EDC meeting canceled

The March 21 Savoy Economic Development Commission meeting has been canceled.

Closing on sale of property for drainage project slated

The village’s attorney, Marc Miller, informed the village board last Wednesday night that the closing on the sale of Premier Cooperative’s property to the village is expected to take place next week.

Sidney to conduct water rate study

The village will spend $8,150 to have Farnsworth Group do a water rate study.
“It’s a lot of money, and I’m not looking forward to spending it,” Trustee Troy Roberts said. “But even if we don’t contract with them, we have to figure out something.”

Read the full story in the March 16 issue of The County Star.

Tolono memorial to military veterans vandalized

The veterans who worked to establish a military memorial in West Side Park six years ago want the vandals who damaged part of it brought to justice.
One post was damaged, and one was broken at the monument at the southeast corner of the park.
A Tolono firefighter discovered the damage and reported it to the Tolono police department on Feb. 11.

Larry Kanfer Photography to be annexed

County Star correspondent

savoy meeting canceled

The Savoy village board study session scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, has been canceled.

Any questions can be directed to Village Clerk Billie Jean Krueger at 359-5894.

Benefit planned for woman

A benefit is being planned for a wife and mother who is battling Stage 4 breast cancer.
The fundraiser for Melissa Cler will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 4 at Traxside Pub and Sports Lounge, 4 E. Holden St., Tolono.
IJW Meats will prepare lunch, which will include a beef brisket sandwich or a pulled pork sandwich.

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