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PAXTON — Due to a lack of a quorum, the Paxton City Council’s police committee rescheduled a meeting it had called for Monday, Aug. 25, to discuss dispatch issues and complaints.
The meeting was rescheduled for immediately following the council’s Sept. 8 regular meeting at the council chambers at City Hall, 145 S. Market St. It is open to the public.
WATSEKA — The Iroquois County Zoning Board of Appeals has scheduled a public hearing for 7 p.m. Aug. 26 to consider a variance application by a Douglas Township landowner.
PAXTON — The Paxton City Council's police committee has called a meeting for 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, to discuss dispatch issues and complaints.
The meeting will be held in the council chambers at City Hall, 145 S. Market St.
It is open to the public.
SPRINGFIELD — Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, has appointed Sen. Jason Barickman, R-Bloomington, to take the top Republican spot on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Barickman’s appointment, effective immediately, fills a vacancy created by the departing Sen. Kirk Dillard, R-Hinsdale, who is leaving the Senate to chair the Regional Transportation Authority.
PAXTON — The Paxton Park District board on Tuesday approved allowing the Them Soccer Club to move forward with building a new soccer field east of the dog park at Coady Park.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda school district is facing a projected $1 million deficit in its education fund for the 2014-15 fiscal year.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda school board may decide to renovate or replace the school district’s oldest learning facility, PBL Eastlawn School, as part of more than $23 million in potential projects being considered for over the next 10 years.
KEMPTON — The developers of the Pilot Hill Wind Project are requesting another extension of their special-use permit for the construction of 96 turbines in the Kempton area in northern Ford County.
The Ford County Zoning Board of Appeals has called a meeting for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, in the Mona Township shed in Kempton to approve the proposed extension of the permit.
EFFINGHAM — Calling him a champion of transparent government, the founder of the For the Good of Illinois organization honored Iroquois County Board Chairman Rod Copas this summer for his efforts to expose wasteful spending in the now-dissolved Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department.
PAXTON — The Them Soccer Club has grown — “to the point where we have too many people,” the club’s president said — since it started holding matches at Coady Park for kids and adults last spring.