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Sdm eoard discussed neplml m12 m27 s=tio= of mob school Cont'd From Front Page KeyPoints To Consider: cost installed is $104,324. The 1. No replacement of 1927 $104,324 cost would be paid with gym. FPS and Building Fund, along 2. The limestone archway with a $20,676 grant from the from the 1912 building should IUinoisDCEO. be preserved and used in the new The Bus Transportation con- addition, tract bid process is on going. 3. The high school office area The bid documents should be could be built in front of the 1963 ready for the board to review at gym as a part of the new entry for the February meeting. Illinois the high school, law requires the school district 4. The total new square foot- to advertise for transportation age of the replacement addition contract bids if there is a request would be estimated at 15,000 from a company. Since a formal square feet. The early projection request was received in the Spring would be $4M or less. The school of 2011, the bid process must be construction grant at 38% would started. The current contract with pay for $1.5M, the local share Hinds Transportation expires would be about $2.5M. June 30, 2013. Soon to be the new Superinten- The March 2013 student gov- dent, Todd Hamm, his wife and ernment trip to Washington D.C. two children attended the meet- was discussed. The sponsoring ing. organization has strict supervi- Superintendent Shelton has sion. The Board approved the been working on replacement student government trip to Wash- of the Mt. Pulaski Grade School ington D.C. boilers. The Illinois Department February school board meeting of Commerce and Economic date will be 7 pm Wednesday, Opportunity is offering natural February22. gas incentive grants for entities Summary of meeting from that purchase utilities directly Diane Deppe, School Board Sec- from Ameren. The total project retary. Driving Susponded? Yea Ci0mld Loose Vehicle By Mike Lakin During the January City Coun- cil Committee Meeting, 'Police Chief Lynn Freer reported an uptick in activity. As of the meet- ing, Chief Freer said the depart- ment had made eight arrests so far in January. The $31,000 found during the vehicle stop at Lake Fork could be shared by the city. Chief Freer said he all depended on how that case develops. , He told the council that the police department will be looking to seize and have vehicles forfeited under a provision of Illinois law. Drivers that are stopped for driving suspended have a new problem to face. The police agency conduct- hag the arrest can now apply to take the. vehicle and sell it. Chief Freer said the provision is useful depending on the amount of debt on the vehicle. The police department applied for a seizure - forfeiture on a recent vehicle. The vehicle had enough of a loan on it that the sei- zure - forfeiture was not pursued. Chief Freer said his department would continue to check on each vehicle for seizure- forfeiture when the driver is suspended. He said it would be only a matter of time, but there will be a seizure - forfeiture in some driver's future. Sales Manager/New Customer Development Sales experience & technical orientation preferred. Travel required. Inland Tool Co., Mt. Pulaski, IL. Resumes to inland21@frontiemet.net or in person Thursday - February 9, 2012 i like to believe that people in the long run are going to do more to promote peace than our governments. Indeed, I think that people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of the way and let them have it. Dwight D. Eisenhower Do You Know Who You Can Trust? It's a hard choice in today's financial marketplace. With so many banks and other financial companies trying to get your business, it's hard to know who really has your best interest at heart. What's the solution? Placing your trust in A Real Community Bank solves that problem. Because only banks qualified to display this banking seal of approval are dedicated to hometown values and hometown commitment. As A Real Community Bank, we're committed to the community where we live and work. Committed to making all our decisions locally and remaining focused on the needs of our customers and community. Come visit and tell us how we can serve you. 130 S. Washington St. - Mt Pulaski THE: FARME:RS mm B A N K o.00L 792...';211 www.farm-bank.com Mt. Pulaski Times