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7 Schoot Board Cont'd From Front Page Morion to Approve Chris Motion to have Chad Cooper Doherty as the Volunteer as Volunteer Assistant Softball t MPGS Scholastic Bowl Coach. Coach. Motion to Hire Samantha Modon to Display FCCLA Brown as MPHS Scholastic Bowl Signs. The signs location will be Coach. outside high school; question is m (m 'tl ff to o t~ O III .4 Motion to Hire Carly Ayers as how to display signs. Signs were Night Custodian at MPHS. on the highway and given to school. FLORALS By Kathy available at Salt Creek Attic F 1 Illinois State Trooper Eric Fricke received the Sons of the American Revolution Award for heroism, He provided protection and first aid to a gunshot victim as the victim was being actively fired upon. Erik is the son of Bill Fricke of Mr. Pulaski and was a volunteer on Mt. Pulaski EMS. Sept: 26 City Counci[ Meeting No Parking Zone at High School to be Enforced By Mike Lakin Public Works Director Matt Presswood completed water licenses qualifications. His accomplishment ends water license contract with EJ Waters. Error on your water-sewer bill? Some error decisions will come only from Water & Sewer Committee. Mayor Jim Cole told Council the city would rent a trackhoe and complete the forced main project. Mayor said the track-hoe was better and faster than using a backhoe for the pipe work. He added, this completes a project that has been "on the books" for 9 - 10 years. Mayor said once the project was completed, the city would end its current contract with the city's engineering firm. Street Superintendent Bill Fricke told Council a major project needs attention. Bill said an inspection of comers on square show hollow areas under the street around drain tiles. Traffic could cause a collapse. Bill said the concrete is 5"-6" thick and with hollow areas it is a safety concem. Mick Cyrulik will consult on project. Motor Fuel Tax Project for intersection entrances offRoute 121 was mentioned. City Council had decided this would be the MFT project. Work has not been firmly scheduled. No Parking Zone at High School No parking signs are up at high school; motorists are ignoring them. The Council directed the Police Department to issue tick- ets on any vehicles parked in the no parking zone. Yield signs approved by Council (lllinois & Scroggin) will get installed. City Treasurer Tricia Aylesworth reported total income to city for 9-12 to 9-26 was $112,364.05. Breakdown: State of Illinois - 1% Sales Tax $9,466.69, Video Gaming Tax $1,206.19, State Use Tax $3,209.94, Telecom Tax $2,998.40, Local Share of Income Tax $14,359,08, Motor Fuel Tax $3,419.08. 2017 RealEstate Taxes $59,709.79. TIF Tax $17,994.31. City will save $4,000 per year on software; accounting is switching to Quick Books soft- ware. Alderman Matt Bobell is the non-voting member of the Economic Advisory Commit-: tee. Economic Advisory Committee meets 7Pm on 4t~ Monday of month at Mr. Pulaski Courthouse Foundation office - West Side of Square. Rachel West is replacing John Utterback on City Council; taking seat at October 10 Coun- cil meeting. The Bank is Closed October 9 Do You Know Who You Can Trust? ::g'~g~ :: -;:~ It's a hard choice in today's financial Marketplace. With so ~~~ many banks and ~i? :~: ~~ :~'''~ :~ ~I~, trying ther financialto get yourC mpanieSbusiness, 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 solvesthat 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. THE FARMERS B A N K P,u, aa 130 S, Washington St. Mt Pulaski www.farm-bank.com