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Library Board Formally Approves Funding Mechanism for Construction Grant

WGIL Newsroom 191

Galesburg Public LibraryThe Galesburg Public Library will soon officially have the funding in place to prove to the state they have the funds needed to match a state construction grant, if the money becomes available.

The Library’s Board of Trustees yesterday voted to approve the issuance of $5 million in debt certificates that will become the money needed for the local match of a proposed $20 million grant the library is hoping to get from the State of Illinois.

District 205 Board Status Quo on Building New Silas Willard School

WGIL Newsroom 672

POSTED 7pm 4/7/14  The Galesburg School Board tonight decided to take no action on whether to change course regarding building a new Silas Willard Elementary School; meaning, construction planning will go forward as is.

The lack of action was taken after board members, residents, and parents of Silas students discussed the matter at length.