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The long-awaited presentation of the Village of Sherman audit will be delayed a bit longer, the Sherman Village Board was informed Tuesday night.

The Williamsville School District has received another positive audit, Superintendent Tip Reedy informed the school board at Monday’s regular meeting.

Like other municipalities are doing, Williamsville will impose a 3 percent cannabis retailer’s occupation tax on any marijuana sales in the village when the drug is approved for recreational use. The village board took action Monday on that measure.

Expanding video gaming, as permitted by state law, will be written into an ordinance for the Williamsville Village Board to consider, the board decided Monday at its regular meeting. Mayor Tom Yokley asked for the board to give the measure tentative approval, leading to the writing of an ordinance.

Village engineers Mike Trello and John Sestak of Kuhn and Trello Consulting Engineers explained to Williamsville Village Board members Monday that the railroad overpass project is running behind schedule because of so much rain.

A public meeting in Williamsville to discuss the recreational marijuana law and get public feedback is planned for October 15 at 5:30 p.m. at the Village Hall. The meeting will be a joint effort of the Economic Development and Public Safety committees, both of which continue to research the …

How the village will address the sale of recreational marijuana, which becomes legal in the state on January 1, 2020, was the main topic of discussion at Monday’s Williamsville Village Board meeting, and produced more questions than answers. 

Rules for operating non-highway vehicles on Williamsville streets were approved Monday by the Village Board. They fit in with the ordinance on non-highway vehicles passed recently.

Several residents, including a former village trustee, appeared at Monday’s Williamsville Village Board meeting to protest and question the $100 registration fee to be charged for each off-road vehicle the owner plans to drive on the road.

While the Williamsville School District is not “out of the weeds” with its financial “struggles,” the outlook continues to trend in the right direction, Superintendent Tip Reedy said at the monthly school board meeting Monday.

Superintendent Tip Reedy provided some positive financial news at the monthly school board meeting Monday night, and the district decided to move forward with purchase of alternative revenue bonds not to exceed $4 million for its summer deferred maintenance projects and infrastructure upgrades.

The five tornado warning sirens in Williamsville will be maintained at a cost of close to $2,000. After recounting that one siren froze up in February, trustee John Brennan asked the village board to approve the contract at Monday’s board meeting. 

A swing set that Williamsville will replace with new swings the village will buy with an Illinois Department of Natural resources grant will be donated to the village of Broadwell. That was the consensus of the Williamsville Village Board Monday. 

At last week’s Sherman Village Board meeting, the board approved an amended ordinance related to video gaming after a request from a local business.

Finances and facilities were the main topics of the discussion at the Williamsville School Board meeting Tuesday night, ofter intertwining during the almost 90 minutes of open session.

The annual tax levy for the Williamsville School District was approved at Monday’s regular school board meeting.

Williamsville High School Athletic Director Adam Eucker is headed to San Antonio later this month, where he will be presenting the professional development program that has been developed and instituted for the Williamsville coaching staffs in recent months before the National Athletic Direc…