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15 Mt Pulaski United Methodist Church Easter Sunday services will be at each UMC church inChestnut, Latham and Mt. Pulaski. > P 0 If you are seeking an Easter Season service, please feel welcome to "Come Home For Easter" at any local United Methodist Church. Those who have no church "home" are encouraged to join us. Logan County Democrats Meet... 11 Meeting is at 10am at the Lincoln Public Library. There will be a speaker at this meeting. All Logan County Democrats are welcome. Schedule Your I : ) 00Q March 24 Mt Pulaski Council Meeting By Mike Lakin There was a discussion about During the report of officers the $100 deposit that has to part of the meeting there .was be made when a person pur- mention made of the amount of chases a home in Mt Pulaski. rock hauling the City is doing. An individual buying a home in In fact, except for.mentioning town questioned why the $100 that well five was back online, deposit was required and if apparently delivering rock is there was a process concerning keeping employees busy. its eventual refund. The conclu- Andrew Neaville has agreed sion of the Council discussion to be under consideration by was that the $100 deposit is the Council to replace Sue Stew- payment for a service and will art- who decided not to run for remain as is. You can find fur- reelection, ther details of this in the City City Treas. Jim Sutton Code. reported income to the City With the tree cutting - between March 11 and March removal and trimming that has 24total $33,982.08. $10,913.90 been going on, it was decided of this total was from the City's share of state sales tax. Also included, was $955.46 from the state of Illinois video gambling tax. The Council was reminded that the possibility of the state of Illinois reducing or eliminat- ing its sharing of taxes with local govemments could cost the City of Mt Pulaski $77,000 per year. The Council will be considering ideas on replacing the lost revenue if the possibil- ity becomes a fact. Mt Pulaski City Council will hold its regular second meeting on Tuesday, April 28 in Atlanta as part of a joint meeting with the Atlanta City Council. The meeting Will be held at the golf course in Atlanta. An agenda is not yet available as to what this joint meeting will be about. The Council is looking at scheduling a special meeting 6:30pm Tuesday, April 21 to discuss the expected bids on the water tower project. that, in less there is an emer- gency, there will be no further tree cutting in town at this time. Trimming of trees will be ongoing, but only an emergency tree removal will be considered. The City will be providing a letter of support for the Mt Pulaski Courthouse Foundation and its effort to raise funds for the courthouse. The county's solid waste proj- ect is reaching the end of its 20 years existence and finds it's operating in the "red". Coun- cilmember John Utterback rep- resents the City on the Solid Waste Committee. John said that the committee has to find a new source of revenue for it to continue. Between now and June there will be discussions on the Solid Waste Committee as to whether to continue the project or to do away with it altogether. The next City Council meet- ing will be 6:30 PM Tuesday, April 14 in City Hall. New Construction- Additions- Remodels Kitchen & Bath Decks & Porches Siding & Roofing Room Additions Windows & Doors Over 38 Years Experience General Contracting Quality-Professional Service - Home Town Commitment - Competitive Prices Fully Insured - Bonded & Licensed License # 104 - 008527