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On April 9, 2013, voters in local towns will elect village presidents and some village board members.
Some villages nominate candidates through party caucuses, which will be held this year on Dec. 3. For those who are not elected at the caucus and wish to run for a position, a petition is required.
In conjunction with Hunger Action Month, State Sen. Mike Frerichs is hosting a food and fund drive to benefit Eastern Illinois Foodbank through Sept. 28. “This fall, I wanted to find a way for the community to come together to help those who need a little extra help this week,” Frerichs said.
The Savoy village board has canceled its previously scheduled study session at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Any questions can be directed to Village Clerk Billie Jean Krueger at 359-5894.
Effective immediately, Savoy Fire Chief Mike Forrest has lifted the ban on burning previously enacted on July 27.
The Village of Savoy allows burning of yard waste in approved containers, although some subdivision covenants in Savoy prevent open burning.
The August meeting of the Active Senior Republicans will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, at the Champaign Public Library, located at 200 W. Green St., Champaign. The group assembles in the Robeson Pavilion Rooms A and B, next to the coffee bar. Doors open at 9 a.m.
Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten has announced that a voter registration event has been scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon July 9 at the Tolono Public Library, 111 E. Main St., Tolono.
Champaign County Clerk Gordy Hulten announced today seven new and convenient early voting locations for the Nov. 6 general election.
"Voting is, at a fundamental level, individuals exercising choices," Hulten said. "We are excited to offer Champaign County voters new and convenient choices in where and when they can cast their votes."
The May meeting of the Active Senior Republicans will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 7, at the Champaign Public Library, located at 200 W. Green St., Champaign. The group assembles in the Robeson Pavilion Rooms A and B, next to the coffee bar. Doors open at 9 a.m.
A traveling exhibit entitled “Prologue to Presidency: Abraham Lincoln on the Illinois Eighth Judicial Circuit” will make a stop at the Champaign County Courthouse from May 17 through June 18. This exhibit offers a groundbreaking view of Abraham Lincoln and of Lincoln’s America during the middle of the 19th century. The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular courthouse hours.
The Village of Savoy will host a public information session at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, at the Savoy Municipal Center, 611 N. Dunlap Ave., Savoy, to discuss plans for a multi-use bicycle/pedestrian trail in the village.