The Board received a letter from Wabash Area Development Incorporated concerning the LIHEAP, or federal low income home energy assistance program. The amount of assistance residents can receive on their energy bills has been decreased by twelve percent. And residents must pay what LIHEAP doesn’t cover up front. Also, LIHEAP will now only pay for one reconnect fee instead of two.
The $150 bill for the mowing of the Paul Price property by the Village has not yet been paid. The utilities will remain turned off.
A machine that’s used by the Utilities Department to send out notices and surveys or questionnaires to residents will be purchased for $2,500. This equipment is mandated by the Interstate Commerce Commission.
In the police report for October, there were 42 traffic stops, but only two tickets were written. Other than that, things have been pretty quiet.
Santa Claus will be in Enfield at the Village Office on Sunday, December 13th from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Gift cards will be handed out.
Mayor Tom Harbour said there appeared to be more trick-or-treaters out on Halloween than in quite a while. And the trunk-or-treat event had a very good turnout.
And found were some old record books of village board meetings from the late 1800’s and early 1900’s that the public are welcome to look at, at the Village Office.