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Drags shows, live music, vendors and other activities took over the 300 block of West First Street with the estimated attendance surpassing 2,400 people.
This month will be based on the previous water and sewer rates for all customers.
The elevator project could cost up to $300,000.
The project is being built by Surf Broadband Solutions, which constructed the citywide fiber network in Rock Falls.
The current systems have underground sensors meant to detect cars when stopped at a light, but they’ve been failing.
The Dixon City Council approved spending $182,545 Monday across the next 5 years for body cameras and video storage.
The increases will help offset rising costs of projects, equipment and new state mandates.
The project, along South Galena Avenue across from Walmart between Keul and Bloody Gulch roads, has plans to include the construction of a dozen buildings.
The economic development grants would benefit the Dixon Historic Theatre and a development area south of Rochelle.
The city is also planning a town hall inviting experts and community members to voice their opinions on sober homes.
The overall goal is to achieve a higher pension system funding level, capture returns in the market and get a more consistent annual payment.
Grady's 31-year tenure will be coming to an end as he retires at the end of the school year.
The donation was approved in a split vote, and it will come from the city's COVID-19 relief fund.
The funding may not stretch as far as prior years because of increased costs for construction materials, Public Works Director Matt Heckman said.
More than 3 years in the making, the project went from an idea to a vision to a reality after working with developers, landowners, and state and local government officials, Mayor Li Arellano Jr. said.