Marseilles, Illinois City Council news
Marseilles will be able to move the $450,000 Community Development Block Grant the city received last June.
The City of Marseilles still is waiting to receive its $450,000 portion of the Community Development Block Grant to arrive but it took a step forward in preparing for the funds Wednesday night as the City Council approved signing authority for the grant account.
The intersection at Commercial and Main streets in Marseilles is now open, with only some landscaping work left to be completed in the spring.
Veterans, first responders and those on the front lines often see events that stick with them forever in the form of post-traumatic stress disorder, and Chuck Wood aims to help these heroes treat PTSD with the aid of dogs.
The Marseilles City Council held a public hearing Wednesday about borrowing $180,000, but that should have no effect on the tax rate in the coming year, commissioners said.
The concrete paving for the Main and Commercial streets project in Marseilles has finished as the project moves forward.
An agreement was made in 2016 that required CSX, the railroad company, to take care of property it owns along Pacific and Young streets in Marseilles.
The Marseilles City Council passed an ordinance in May that restricted the size and location of where residents can place signs, although there’s not yet been any enforcement of it.
The Marseilles city engineer said Wednesday there’s a possibility the temporary stop lights at Commercial and Main streets will have to return to the intersection next year, as contractors finish work there.
Marseilles’ Interstate 80 sewer extension project is moving forward, with the sewers now in the ground and booster stations waiting to get up and running.
A Broadway Park facelift could be in the works if city of Marseilles’ application for an Open Space Land and Acquisition Development grant is selected.
The City of Marseilles took the first step in applying for an Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program grant by holding a public hearing at its City Council meeting Wednesday evening.
Residents using Republic Services for garbage services report missed trash pickups that have been anywhere from one day to two to three weeks without service, the city of La Salle will talk, and may vote, on its future with the company Monday night.
Marseilles officials believe a splash pad would be a great addition to Broadway Park and are seeking a grant to make it happen.
The Seattle Sutton Marseilles Museum honored past mayors of Marseilles on Sunday.