County officials had been seeking $12 million to build a unified facility, meaning the size of the project will need to be scaled down.
Under state law, the department’s officers must be wearing the devices by Jan. 1, 2025.
Since classes resumed on Jan. 3, there have been 452 confirmed positive student cases districtwide, compared with 299 in December.
The district owns and operates 22 school buildings and many are in need of new roofs, heating and air-conditioning units, parking lot repairs and other basic infrastructure projects.
The walkway that runs the length of the island is considered unsafe.
The two courts would be located along Grande Trail, between the park’s baseball diamond and a playground.
Families come to the food pantry every Sunday afternoon, walking away with a box of food and hope for the future.
There are 84,000 registered voters in Kendall County.
Board members hesitated Jan. 18 on approving the first nine grant applications, wondering if they should perhaps reduce the $25,000 maximum award in order ensure that more businesses would get a piece of the pie.
The open meetings law requires that notice of a government meeting, including time and location, must be posted at least 48 hours prior to the start of the session.
There are another 200 enterprises waiting for their applications to be processed and approved in the coming weeks.
Most Yorkville households will soon see a 3% or a 4% increase on their city bill for trash collection, depending on what size garbage tote they put out on the curb each week.
The county had been planning to distribute the money in two $1 million phases this year, but the flood of applications has prompted board members to put all of the money on the table immediately.
The lettuce farm will be employing between 160 and 200 workers to grow the salad greens.
The council voted Jan. 11 to remain at eight aldermen, two each from four wards.