The Sherman Village Board discussed its FY20 budget at a Tuesday public hearing, with the plans to approve it later this month.
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.
Local developer Rob Kording will be reimbursed $1,250 in Tax Increment Financing money, part of what it cost him to renovate a downtown building so that Whistle Stop coffee shop and bakery could move into the building.
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.
Williamsville officials are again encouraging people to donate to the fund that will match an Illinois Department of Natural Resources grant to improve the village park.
Sherman Mayor Trevor Clatfelter launched into an ardent defense of village finances Tuesday after being questioned about a supposed missed bond payment cited in the recent audit.
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.
The Williamsville School Board at Tuesday’s meeting continued its discussions on how to move forward financially with the significant amount of maintenance needs it faces.
It will be up to Williamsville folks to decide how many improvements are made to the city park as a result of the village receiving an Illinois Department of Natural Resources $73,600 50/50 matching grant.
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.
Williamsville CUSD #15 is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the ninth annual AP District Honor Roll.
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…
Williamsville trustees will vote at the next meeting on an ordinance prohibiting parking on both sides at the curve on Linden Lane.
Mayor Trevor Clatfelter has filed to run for re-election in the Village of Sherman, and local realtor Tracy Shaw has also filed to run for the position.
Superintendent Tip Reedy stated he was “super proud” of the Williamsville School District after the recently released Illinois Report Card showed two of its four schools in the highest category and the other two in the second highest category.
Building on a favorable recommendation from the Zoning Board, the Sherman Village Board approved a zoning and variance change for a property adjacent to the 10th hole at the Rail Golf Course at Tuesday’s rescheduled meeting.
Work has started on the railroad overpass in Williamsville, village trustee Pat Gettleman told the board Tuesday. He is working on a Facebook page, which will give updates on its progress.
Village trustee Dave Carter told the Williamsville Village Board Monday that if the village gets an Illinois Department of Natural Resources grant, it may go back to the community for matching funds. The money is to be used for park improvements.
Williamsville Superintendent Tip Reedy visited the Sherman Village Board meeting Tuesday to present the district’s plan for any possible county facility sales tax funding, if the ballot measure passes in November.
For the second year in a row, the Williamsville School District health insurance costs will remain flat, Superintendent Tip Reedy informed the school board at Monday’s regular meeting.
Halverson Construction Co. of Springfield came in as the lowest bidder for construction of the railroad overpass in Williamsville, it was announced at Monday’s village board meeting.
The business of solving a dispute over property rights was completed Monday when the Williamsville Village Board approved annexations of Dombrowski and Phillips real estate.
Incremental financial progress continues to be made in the Williamsville School District, Superintendent Tip Reedy told the school board at Monday’s regular monthly meeting.
Unanimous approval was given Monday to an annexation agreement between the village of Williamsville and Joseph and Rebecca Dombrowski. The agreement is to end a dispute about property rights.
The Sherman Village Board was prepared to approve several road projects at Tuesday’s meeting, but Motor Fuel Tax requirements precluded the approval of two projects, and the other three were ultimately tabled as well after questions were raised about the contractor’s ability to perform the work.
Trustee Matt Bunger told fellow Williamsville Village Board members Monday that he is meeting with City Water Light and Power representatives to discuss water rates. The village has long been troubled by rapid and steep increases in those rates.
The financial picture for the Williamsville School District continues to improve ever so slightly, Superintendent Tip Reedy said at the regular monthly school board meeting Monday.