Politics and Government

Oct. 17 Savoy EDC meeting canceled

The Oct. 17 Savoy Economic Development Commission meeting has been canceled.

Bid approved for three concrete projects around Franks Center

The village board on Wednesday approved a $14,750 bid from Illini Concrete Raising for three projects around the R.E. Franks Meeting Center.

Annexation request withdrawn

The Savoy Planning Commission meeting on Oct. 2 became a “hello goodbye” session as the open public hearings on the annexation of property and the subsequent special use permit for light industrial development were closed due to the withdrawal of the request for annexation.

New financial software on board

The Village of Savoy staff has implemented a new software program for financial accounting, Civic Systems, which the village purchased earlier this year from the Madison, Wis., company as an upgrade.
Civic Systems is designed for use in the public sector by municipal organizations.

Village hires engineers for water project

The village board Monday agreed to start work with engineering firm Fehr Graham on improving the village’s water system.

Officials invest funds

The village will invest excess money from its general fund in two certificates of deposit.
Village board members voted Wednesday to invest $75,000 in a 24-month CD paying 1.55 percent interest and $75,000 in a 12-month CD paying 1.45 percent interest. Both CDs are through Bank Champaign.

Read the full story in the Sept. 28 issue of The County Star.

Sidewalk repair OK’d

It may soon be easier and safer to take a walk around town.
The board last Tuesday approved a $13,162 bid from Tolono-based Wick Concrete to replace 351 feet of broken sidewalk in about a dozen locations, including in front of the Tolono Masonic Lodge at 202 E. Main St. and Busey Bank at 128 E. Holden St.

Village accepting bids for 3 projects

The village board will be accepting bids for three projects around the R.E. Franks Meeting Center.
The first is to replace the concrete sidewalk on the south side, in front of the Thelma Melohn Gym, going west all the way to the end due to damage caused by tree roots pushing it up.

Curtis Road Corridor Study presented

A study on future plans for the Curtis Road Corridor, which encompasses 4.6 miles of Curtis Road from Dunlap Avenue/U.S. Route 45 to High Cross Road/Illinois Route 130, was presented to the Savoy village board on Wednesday at their study session.

Sept. 19 Savoy EDC meeting canceled

The Sept. 19 Savoy Economic Development Commission meeting has been canceled.

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