The Warren County Board approved a 10-year property tax levy abatement during a special meeting last night.
The abatement was being considered by each of the taxing bodies in the area that will hopefully attract 200 value added jobs through an industrial facility.
County Highway Administrator Duane Ratermann told the County Board’s Highway, Assessor, and Zoning Committee last night the recent snow melt and mild temperatures which caused flooding along the Spoon River near London Mills, also caused portions of County Highways 17 and 28 to be damaged and have to be repaired — the sort of damage Ratermann says doesn’t usually crop up this early in the year.
It was purely discussion – a way for the Monmouth-Roseville Board of Education to understand how limiting their participation with the Knox-Warren Special Education Cooperative would affect the district.
UPDATED A Galesburg woman accused of essentially stealing money from the law firm she worked at has pleaded not guilty.
The Knox County Nursing Home will need some repair work after a recent inspection by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
The Nursing Home has a metal pan ceiling with pieces that snap into place. Because it had rust in one area of the kitchen ceiling, IDPH advised the Nursing Home it needed to be fixed prior to their next inspection.
The Galesburg Community Relations Commission invited parents and guardians to their monthly meeting last night to discuses the closure of Cooke Elementary.
Several families showed up looking for their opportunity to tell the commission why they believe they’ve been discriminated against.