Iroquois County Board to start meeting in evening

WATSEKA — After years of holding its regular monthly meetings on Tuesday mornings, the Iroquois County Board will make a switch to evening meetings starting in January.

Earlier this month, the board voted to begin holding its full board meetings at 6 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month. Committee meetings will remain at their currently designated times.

Board members supporting the move to night meetings were: District III board members Vince LaMie and Donna Crow; District IV board members Larry Hasbargen, Kevin Bohlmann, Sherry Johnson and Kevin Coughenour; District II board members Dan Pursley and Jed Whitlow; and District I board member Chad McGinnis.

“If you have been unable to participate in the past because no meetings were scheduled in the evening, now may be a good time to get involved,” a news release from those board members said. “The above-named board members supported the change and are willing to answer questions or otherwise discuss meetings and procedures or other matters of the county board with interested parties.”

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