BIDDING OPENS ON STATE SURPLUS
The Illinois Department of Central Management Services recently announced that bidding has been opened for surplus property and equipment offered by state and local governments through the auction site www.ibid.illinois.gov. Browsers may search the site without registering. Many of the surplus items will be on display during the Illinois State Fair. More than 70 unique items will be on ibid. Bidding will close Sunday, August 22 at 6:15 p.m.
BOND COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH TO MEET
The Bond County Board of Health is scheduled to meet Monday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m. Their agenda includes a review of June and July activities and finances, fiscal year 2011 grants, committee member assignments, setting fees, immunizations, policies on home health and volunteer vaccinations, job description revisions, and a closed session.
CONSERVATION RESERVE PROGRAM SIGN UP
The Bond County Farm Service Agency will conduct a Conservation Reserve Program sign-up until Friday, August 27. Producers with cropland not currently enrolled in CRP or producers with CRP contracts expiring September 30, may submit offers. Land must have been planted or considered planted, four of six crop years from 2002-2007. Producers must have owned or operated the land for at least twelve months prior to August 27. For more information, contact the Bond County Office at 664-3590.
GORDON “GORDIE” WAYNE TRAUB
Gordon “Gordie” Wayne Traub, age 68, of Colona, Illinois, passed away Saturday, August 14 at Trinity, Rock Island. Graveside services will be Wednesday, at 2:00 p.m. at Brown Cemetery in Pocahontas. Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the Esterdahl Mortuary in Moline Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family.
PAUL L. LEITSCH
Paul L. Leitsch, age 75, of Carlyle, passed away Saturday, August 14 at Carlyle Healthcare Center. Funeral services will be Thursday, at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Carlyle. Friends may call Wednesday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Zieren Day Funeral Home and Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church.
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