Grants to enhance water and sewer infrastructure for 34 downstate and rural communities SPRINGFIELD - The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced the recipients for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Public Infrastructure. A total of $18.2 million will... Read More.
Carmi City Council signed off on a plan Tuesday evening that will bring improvements and needed maintenance to the city’s power grid at an investment of just over half a million dollars. President of United Energy and chief Electrical Engineer consultant for Carmi, David... Read More.
A gambling critic said the state could lose a bet on how many jobs will be created by expanding Illinois’ gambling industry. While state officials expect to see more gambling revenue, that revenue could come with additional problems. Along with the infrastructure bill... Read More.
The City of Carmi was awarded a state infrastructure grant in the amount of $90,387 on Thursday for the construction of a new lift station and the replacement of a sewer line. The award was one of many issued by Governor Bruce Rauner on Thursday. ... Read More.
The state is unveiling its plan to spend its share of a multi-billion dollar Volkswagen Settlement. Illinois has been allocated more than $108 million dollars after it was discovered Volkswagen installed emissions cheating software in certain diesel vehicles. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA) Director... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met on Tuesday night for their second meeting of October. Following the approval of minutes and financial matters, the Council delved into a full agenda. The Council unanimously approved to allow Police Chief Jason Carter to list on Ebay a 2003... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) announced the recipients of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Public Infrastructure. Greater Wabash Regional Planning Commission submitted and received two grants in 2016. The grant funds are for the City of Lawrenceville and... Read More.