More than 1.5 million dollars, that’s the current expected investment being asked over the coming years by Carmi city engineer David Coston for a series of sweeping improvement projects to the municipal power system. Coston laid out the multi point plan and the reasons... Read More.
The McLeansboro City Council held its regular monthly meeting last night by phone due to COVID-19 concerns. The Annual Tax Levy for the City of Mcleansboro for the fiscal year beginning May 1st, 2021 and ending April 30th 2022 was approved. The date of the... Read More.
Carmi City Council met Tuesday evening for another brisk gathering lasting only 8 minutes. Members approved another pay request for the now complete Industrial Drive project; this one to the engineering firm Brown & Roberts... Read More.
The Norris City Village Board held a special meeting yesterday afternoon and met for twenty minutes. After interviewing three candidates to fill the vacancy on the village board after the passing of Carl Whipple, Mayor Roy Kissell nominated former board member Judy Dobbs to the... Read More.
The NCOE School Board met for their meeting on Monday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m. The bills and the November minutes were approved as presented. The School Board approved the 2019 tax levy as presented by Mr. Vollman. Amounts levied were $990,000 for education; $210, 000... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has approved two more cultivation centers to grow cannabis for adult-use which becomes legal in Illinois on January 1, 2020. Ataraxia in Albion and Shelby County Community Services in Shelbyville are now approved to grow cannabis for adult use,... Read More.
The board members approved the agreement for management and other administrative services between the city and Southeastern Illinois Regional Planning and Development Commission, as well as an agreement for engineering services with Shawnee Engineering, regarding a $65,000 grant for sidewalk improvements and ADA compliance... Read More.
Botsch and Associates CPA co-owner Arlynn Stroman praised the City of Carmi during her 2018 Annual Financial and Independent Audit Report at the Tuesday night Carmi Council Meeting. Stroman says the office found no major errors... Read More.
Rend Lake College Early Childhood Education (ECE) students can now qualify for state-recognized credentials while taking courses to complete a degree or certificate. In April, RLC became an approved “entitled institution” for three Gateways to Opportunity credentials. Brenda Heinzmann, RLC Early Childhood Education Professor, said... Read More.
The Norris City Village Board approved writing up a Class "D" restaurant/gaming license to Smith Co to put in gaming machines and sell alcohol. The vote was four to three, with Mayor Roy Kissell providing the tie-breaking vote. Board members Joe Skaggs, Norman Trousdale... Read More.