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After a 4-4 split vote, Mayor Todd Latham cast the deciding vote to consolidate the council's meeting schedule.
Here’s what you need to know to start making your plans to visit this year’s fair.
Mayor Todd Latham asked aldermen to consider any changes they would like to see or suggestions they have on fees before the final vote.
YEP is free and open to all high school students in DeKalb County.
Sandwich Park District is in the planning phases on a new dog park at the northeast corner of Fairwind Boulevard and West Pleasant Avenue.
Sandwich City Council members have changed their minds about a request from the owners of the Classic Cinema 7 Theatre, 101 Duvick Avenue, for a liquor license.
Erickson said her priorities as alderwoman are to boost the economic growth and tourism in Sandwich and increase residents’ involvement in local government.
"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.
A majority of council members expressed support for the request from Classic Cinema’s Chris and Tori Johnson in a straw poll held during a council committee of the whole meeting Monday, Aug. 1.
The council voted 4-1 in favor of the pavement management system.
The council voted 5-0 in favor of the expansion of the zone onto Main St. from the Sandwich Public Library to Rt. 34.
Earlier this week the Sandwich City Council received information on plans for a roughly 35 acre solar farm. According to developers, plans are the in the pre-development stage and they are hopeful of securing the city’s approval to begin construction next year.
An inventory will be taken of the roughly 40 miles of roadway inside city limits. Then, a subcontracted company will do a laser profiling of the roads, detecting cracks and determining the structural integrity of the streets, rating each street on a scale of 0-100.
The owners chose to open in Sandwich and Plano because there aren’t many Scooter’s locations in Illinois, and they were looking for small to medium-sized communities located on busy highways with potential for growth.
Luke Goucher, restauranteur and co-founder of Illinois Crafted hospitality group, presented his plans for a new sandwich shop called Sandwich’s Sandwiches to City Officials