The Oswego Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates Night” for the Republican Party on Wednesday at Village Hall in advance of this month’s primary election.
The Illusions Drag Queen Show will perform two shows for audiences 18 and older, one at 3 p.m. and another at 7 p.m., Feb. 18 at the historic Sandwich venue at 140 E. Railroad St.
To ensure that elected officials don’t take money from developers or their attorneys, Kauffman has proposed drafting an ethics ordinance and creating an ethics commission to be made up of village residents.
“Fundraising is standard in any campaign. You’re going to find that what I do is very typical, but you won’t find much PAC money or money from media sources," said Troy Parlier, Oswego village president
Bianchi said he would agree with Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird in that the law probably infringes on people’s Second Amendment rights.
Officials at the Sandwich Opera House said a controversial drag show scheduled next month will go on despite objections voiced at recent City Council meetings.
The ordinance will increase late fees on Sandwich residents’ water bills from $10 to 20% of what is owed. The city is also cracking down on outstanding debts this spring.
The Sandwich Police Department staff finished moving into their new station last month and the department now is running nearly all operations out of the new facility at at 1251 E. Sixth St in Sandwich.
Developers will construct 13 three-story apartment buildings on 39 acres in the northwest portion of the site along the west side of Orchard Road, just north of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway tracks.
Police Chief James Bianchi said the station has been one of his top priorities since coming to the city in 2013,
Rents will range from $1,600 to $1,800 per month for one-bedroom units, and $2,100 to $2,400 for two-bedroom units.
Officer Aaron Riley attended the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy, and served for three years as an officer with the Western Springs Police Department.
Oswego Village Board members granted Whitetail Ridge Golf Club, LLC final approval and a special use permit for the construction of a golf dome off of Orchard Road on the village's west side.
Sparlin has served as the district’s top administrator since his promotion to superintendent in 2016 upon the departure of Matthew Wendt.
The name of Diane Wickens will not appear as a candidate in the 4th Ward on the April 4 ballot.