Politics and Government

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.

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.

Bridge inspected

The Champaign County Highway Department recently conducted an annual inspection of a bridge on a street going north out of town.
Village Administrator Jim Brewer told the village board last Monday that highway department officials said the bridge on Sanford Street, just past Tilton Street, needs to have debris and trees growing next to it removed.

Action against property owner eyed

The village is moving forward with action against the owner of a dilapidated property and a dog that neighbors allege is being neglected in the 100 block of Daggy Street.
Tolono’s building official, Tony Battaglia, has been to the property and has put together a report based on his observations.
“There were some nuisance issues identified,” Village Attorney Marc Miller said.

Lake Falls’ next phase being discussed

County Star correspondent

Road cleanup, Arbor Day events planned

Acting village president Trustee Bill Smith announced the Rotary Club will be sponsoring a cleanup on U.S. Route 45 on April 29 as part of the Boneyard Cleanup Day events.
April 28 is Arbor Day at Carrie Busey School. Activities, including a tree planting, will take place at 11 a.m. Plans are being made to acquire free trees for the children to take home.

Bonds to be issued for renovations

Unit 7 school district officials plan to issue $3 million alternative revenue bonds to complete infrastructure projects at the high school.
For the bond issue, there will be a 30-day petition period beginning March 15. If five percent of registered voters submit a petition to the district within that timeframe, the bond issue will have to be put on a ballot for voters to approve.

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