Oswego, Illinois Village Board news
Under the A-1 license, Chili’s will be able to sell beer, wine and spirits to patrons dining in - a current service, sell original packaged beer or wine “to-go” to patrons dining in or to patrons who ordered take out, sell a sealed pre-mix of signature margaritas “to-go” to patrons dining in or who ordered take out.
“Looking at the totality of the costs and rate impact down the road 10, 20, 30 years, to me there’s no other source than DuPage (Water Commission)," said Brian Thomas, a village board member.
For years Prescott Mill residents have complained about students from Oswego East High School parking in the subdivision and littering, blocking mailboxes, driveways and fire hydrants, among other complaints, according to Oswego Police Chief Jeff Burgner.
According to Oswego village staff there are currently 1,291 parking spaces within the downtown, including street spaces, surface parking lots and the parking garage located within The Reserve at Hudson Crossing at Washington Street (Route 34) and Harrison Street.
“They’re not safe, they’re not designed for this purpose,” Police Chief Jeff Burgner said of the off-road vehicles.
Complaints and citations regarding ATVs and dirt bikes have skyrocketed across the village in recent months and years. Information provided by the Oswego Police Department shows that citations jumped from 33 in 2019 to 127 in 2020, and 158 as of Aug. 11.
According to a map provided by the Village of Oswego, the parade will start off at 3 p.m. Sept. 19 from Oswego High School, heading down Garfield Street to Jefferson Street, turning on to Main Street, then heading right on Tyler Street to Franklin Street, and back to the high school.
The village began to replace its commercial, industrial and residential water meters in the fall of 2018, after the village board approved a four-year contract for more than $2.7 million with Water Services Company,
“By refinancing tax-exempt bonds as taxable bonds, we were able to take advantage of low interest rates in the market and deliver huge savings for our residents,” Village President Troy Parlier said in the statement. “This is a great example of out-of-the-box thinking.”