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Carmi City Council Planning for Farm to Table, Corn Days Traffic, and Much More Tuesday

The Carmi Mayor and City Council are preparing for their first June meeting coming up next Tuesday in council chambers.  Eight items highlight the agenda including preparations for a Farm to Table event to be held the Thursday prior to the kick-off of Corn Days.  The annual resolution to re-route traffic for Corn Days is also on the agenda.  Three ordinances will be taken up.  Of them, one deals with rates and charges, specifically tap fees for water sold and furnished by the city from it’s municipal water works and distribution system.  Another authorizes the city to borrow money from the Illinois EPA Public Water Supply Loan Program.  The last will require any new water service added onto the city to have a minimum of 40 feet of water main access, a new requirement through the EPA.  Additionally, the police committee is set to ask council for approval to replace officer Brad Spence who has announced his resignation.  The meeting gets underway at 5:30pm Tuesday in council chambers, located directly behind the Carmi Light & Water office.



City of Carmi, Illinois

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers, 225 East Main Street

June 1, 2021, at 5:30 p.m.


  1. Call to order by Mayor Pollard, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. Roll Call.
  3. Approve May 18, 2021, Council Meeting Minutes.
  4. For council consideration, discussion and possible approval:
  5. Patrick Scates requesting possible closure of Main Cross Street between Main & Robinson on October 7, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. for Farm to Table Dinner.
  6. Resolution 06.01.21: A resolution for “Re-routing traffic” for the Kiwanis Club Annual Corn Days celebration to be held October 8th through October 10, 2021.
  7. Ordinance #1573: An ordinance amending Ord No 1426, Being an ordinance prescribing rates & charges for water sold & furnished by the City from its municipal water works & distribution system (tap fees).
  8. Ordinance #1574: An ordinance authorizing the City of Carmi of White County IL to borrow funds from the state of Illinois EPA Public Water Supply Loan Program.
  9. Ordinance #1575: An ordinance authorizing any new water service added onto the City of Carmi must have a minimum of 40 feet of water main access per Illinois EPA.
  10. RICE NEShap Compliance testing for the light plant
  11. IDOT Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Carmi for maintenance of traffic control devices.
  12. The Police Committee will ask the council for approval to replace an officer due to resignation.
  13. Reports and/or updates from Mayor Pollard
  14. Reports from Standing Committees.
  15. Business or comments from visitors.
  16. Closed Session to discuss personnel and property issues with no action to follow.
  17. Adjournment
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