7-30-2009

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MONEY FOR NEW SENIOR CENTER

 

Late last week a public hearing was held concerning the new Senior Center.  WGEL spoke with Anna Oestreich about the meeting. Anna said that the new building was the topic of the hearing. Because the Senior Center will need to borrow the balance of the funding to proceed with construction, they will obtain a loan from Rural Development. The Bond County Board has applied for a state grant on behalf of the Senior Center for construction. Any funding received from the state grant and the $200,000 in state money earmarked for the Senior Center in the recently passed capital plan will lower the amount that will need to be borrowed in the Rural Development Loan.  Also at the meeting, renderings and floor plans of the completed building were presented so everyone could see what the building will look like when done.  Those renderings are in your WGEL Daily below, and were provided by the Korte Company out of Highland.

 

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SPECIAL GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING THURSDAY

 

The Greenville City Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday night at 7PM in the Greenville Municipal Building.  The budget is on the agenda.  The council met last week to discuss and go through the next year's budget and it should be approved at the Thursday night meeting.  Other items on the agenda include air conditioner repairs, and in executive session purchase and sale of real estate, litigation and personnel. 

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BOND COUNTY FAIR DEMO DERBY

 

The Bond County Fair Demolition Derby will be held Friday night, July 31st at 7:30PM. $3,000 in prize money will be awarded with $1,250 for first place. Tickets are $17 for box seats, $15 for adults and kids 12 and under $5. Some of the derby rules include that all drivers must be 16 or older, you must wear a seat belt, all glass must be removed from the vehicle and of course no limousines or hearses are permitted.

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