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In addition to Chalk with a Cop, the Montgomery Police Department will offer free activities and giveaways including a Science Show by Mr. Freeze and police vehicles on site for photos and tours.
The fest will feature a new carnival amusement company, Windy City Amusements. In addition, the popular Car Show moves to Saturday from Sunday, offering a later start to the show for visitor convenience from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
While village officials seek to have IDOT improve Route 30 from Route 31 west to Route 47, contractors for the Kane County Division of Transportation, are now making interim improvements at the Route 30 and Orchard Road intersection.
Judge Alice C. Tracy revoked Chatman’s bond upon conviction and he remains in custody at the Kane County jail where he has been held in lieu of $1 million bail since his arrest.
Rainfall totals for Montgomery and the rest of Kendall County courtesy of the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service’s 2022 Kendall County Rainfall Network Volunteers.
The village of Montgomery will now seek contractor bids early next year for the installation of new sidewalks on Douglas Road and Sherman Avenue along with a shared used path on Montgomery Road.
The district’s 0.10% property tax increase referendum failed by 298 votes in April of 2021, and by just one vote in the June 28 primary election.
"This is not something the district is even in a position to consider changing; thus it is not being voted on or decided at the administrative or board level,” OSD308 Superintendent John Sparlin said in a statement.
The organization will feature historic tractors and a float in the Montgomery Fest Parade, which steps off at 1 p.m. from Main and Mill streets in downtown Montgomery on Sunday, Aug. 21.
The fire district board is expected to vote on Aug. 8 to make a third attempt and place the question on the Nov. 8 general election ballot.
Among the streets targeted for a fresh coat of asphalt are all of the streets in the Arbor Ridge subdivision located along the north side of Montgomery Road, and Timber Lane Drive, Deer Run Drive, Edgewater Court and Hamlet Circle in the Seasons Ridge subdivision.
Under terms of the contract, the firm will develop cost estimates, provide a detailed analysis of the proposed improvements and examine funding options for the project that has been estimated to cost $100 million.
The Board awarded the Class M liquor license for the Gas N’ Wash now under construction at the southwest corner of Orchard Road and Jericho Road.
The Montgomery Village Board previously approved a special use permit to allow the World of Weed, LLC to open a marijuana dispensary in the former BMO Harris Bank at 1970 Caterpillar Drive just east of Orchard Road, south of Route 30.
On Tuesday evening, Aug. 2, the Montgomery police will visit several locations throughout the village in conjunction with local fire departments.