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The Village of St. Joseph has voted to waive subdivision requirements for the Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative.
EIEC is in the process of purchasing one acre of land located at the northwest corner of the intersection of County Highway 14 and 2300 E Road.
The land is within the one and a half mile extraterritorial jurisdiction of the village.
St. Joseph has a new sewer plant operator.
The village has hired Justin Profancki.
Profancki has worked for seven years with the Urbana Champaign Sanitary District.
At the Aug. 12 meeting, Jim Royer and Tyson Royer both provided the village with their resignation.
The St. Joseph Village board may not be done discussing the one-way street on Meadow Drive.
In the spring, the village board voted to make Meadow Drive a one-way street.
The street goes east to west.
The decision has proved controversial with more than 50 residents signing a petition asking the village to turn the road back into a two-way street.
The Village of Broadlands will be holding a 125th anniversary event on Aug. 15 and 16.
The village will host the Crazy Johnny from 6-9 p.m. on Aug. 15.
On Aug. 16 the music will continue as Nickles and Dimes will perform from noon to 3 p.m. followed by Pet Box from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.
The Village of Ogden is under a boil order until further notice.
The Village of Homer is pleased with the Homer Soda Festival but feels there is always room for improvement.
The village board praised festival director Kate Boyer during their June meeting.
"It is great for the village," Mayor Ray Cunningham said.
The Village of Ogden is still dealing with issues from a project that started in 2012.
In April of 2012, TeCorp bid $238,000 to paint the Ogden water tower.
Changes will be coming to St. Joseph's electric bills.
Residents recently received letters from Ameren which concerned several residents, Mayor B.J. Hackler said.
The village of Homer has reached an agreement with the Homer Youth League regarding use of the land behind the village hall, it was announced at the May meeting.
The village has agreed to a plan called "Plan C".
The plan calls for two ball diamonds "A" and "B".
Both diamonds would be 240 feet down the lines from home plate to the center field fence.
A boil order has been issued for St. Joseph.
On June 3, a contractor working in the St. Joseph area struck an Illinois American Water main resulting in the loss of water pressure to customers.