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Peotone Village Board Meeting of the Whole

On Monday, October 22, from 6 to 7 p.m., village officials will hold a “Meeting of the Whole,” at village hall. The village board has designated one hour (6 to 7 p.m.) before the last village board meeting of each month as a time for village residents to come to the village hall to share…

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Peotone Village Board Meeting

by Chris Russell The village received a grant from CMAP to have streets evaluated by IMS. No start date has been given, but they will begin to survey the town with lasers that will assess the roads based on roughness, ride, and other factors. Plus, they will video record the streets. Also, they will install…

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Village Board Meeting Held Monday Night, Honored Citizens

Feature Photo Caption: Cyndy Regas and Daniel Gersch were awarded the Outstanding Citizen Achievement Award at Monday’s Village Board Meeting for saving an elderly man’s life. They observed an 82-year-old man struggling to cross the railroad tracks. When they approached the man, they noticed his pants were tangled on the railroad tracks. With a train…

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Peotone Meeting of the Whole

On Monday, September 24, from 6 to 7 p.m., Peotone village officials will hold a “Meeting of the Whole,” at village hall. The village board has designated one hour (6 to 7 p.m.) before the last village board meeting of each month as a time for village residents to come to village hall to share…

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Peotone Village Board Meeting of the Whole

On Monday, August 27, from 6 to 7 p.m., village officials will hold a “Meeting of the Whole,” at village hall. The village board has designated one hour (6 to 7 p.m.) before the last village board meeting of each month as a time for village residents to come to the village hall to share…

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Constellation Selected for New Electric Aggregation Program

Fifteen Will County communities have selected Constellation to supply electricity for their electric aggregation program. Under the new program, resident rates are locked in for three years beginning October 2018 through October 2021. Under the new agreement, the price is locked in at 7.517¢ per kilowatt-hour. Beginning in October of 2018 the ComEd Price to…

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Peotone, Beecher Select Constellation for Aggregation Program

The Villages of Peotone and Beecher, along with 13 other Will County communities, have selected Constellation to supply electricity for their electric aggregation program. Under the new program, resident rates are locked in for three years beginning October 2018 through October 2021. Under the new agreement, the price is locked in at 7.517¢ per kilowatt-hour.…

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Peotone Trustees Search for Administrator; Hears Construction Updates

by Chris Russell Trustees are moving forward in their search for a village administrator. They plan to meet with GovHR, a headhunting firm, to discuss their proposal. A committee of the whole meeting will be set up for the public and trustees to hear the company’s plan and to ask questions. If hired the search…

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Peotone Village Meeting of the Whole

On Monday, July 23, from 6 to 7 p.m., village officials will hold a “Meeting of the Whole,” at village hall. The village board has designated one hour (6 to 7 p.m.) before the last village board meeting of each month as a time for village residents to come to the village hall to share…

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Aqua Updates Peotone Trustees

by Chris Russell Aqua representatives updated Peotone Trustees at the Committee of the Whole June meeting. The legislation that allows private companies to purchase municipal water utilities expired on June 1st. However, both houses passed legislation to extend that law and is waiting for the Governor’s signature. Aqua planned to finalize the purchase agreement but…

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Peotone Village Administrator Resigns; Trustees Hold Short Meeting

by Chris Russell Village Administrator Gregg Spathis has resigned from the Village of Peotone effective immediately. Apparently, no notice was given. However, Spathis wrote in his retirement letter that “an opportunity has come up that I must take advantage of without delay.” He stated he has enjoyed his time with the village and feels the…

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Peotone Village Meeting of the Whole

On Monday, June 25, from 6 to 7 p.m., village officials will hold a “Meeting of the Whole,” at village hall. The village board has designated one hour (6 to 7 p.m.) before the last village board meeting of each month as a time for village residents to come to the village hall to share…

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Peotone Village Trustees Hold Short Meeting

by Chris Russell The village engineer informed trustees that the Rathje Road reconstruction project started June 18th. Furthermore, he stated Comcast underground work is still needed to be finished before the stoplight project at Corning Avenue can begin. Peotone’s new police officer, Andrew Meyer, was introduced to Trustees. Meyer was officially sworn-in as a Peotone…

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Village Board Approves Budget

by Chris Russell Trustees approved a $6,008,482 budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. The Village is preparing for the opportunity to annex properties on both sides of Interstate 57. Developers have contacted the village with interest in those properties and one property is sale-pending. The village has reached annexation agreements with two property owners on…

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Peotone Holds Short Village Meeting

by Chris Russell Trustees discussed at length a residents water bill. She addressed the board over the high volume of water reported by the water meter for the first quarter of this year. The meter reported that she used 234,000 gallons of water. However, a certified plumber inspected the property and found no causes for…

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Peotone Village Board Holds Regular Meeting

by Chris Russell Aqua officials told the Peotone Village Board they are on track with the transition for water and sewer. Right now, Aqua officials are getting through the paperwork with the Illinois Commerce Commission. They still anticipate a start date of January 1, 2019, even as they recognize it as an ambitious goal. The…

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