Streator, Illinois City Council news
The Streator City Council decided it did not want to disrupt the momentum of its downtown facade program, approving $60,000 worth of projects when the budget for the program had half of that amount slated.
Residents who utilize on-street parking on Hoyne Street, River Avenue and Coal Street in Streator should take notice.
The Streator City Councilwill vote Wednesday, July 21, on forbidding parking on Hoyne Street from 12th to James streets, disallowing parking on River Avenue from La Salle to Court streets and prohibiting parking on the east side of Coal Street from Charles Street to the dead end.
With money left in the city of Streator’s budget for two more business facade grants, the Plan Commission recommended four grants Tuesday.
Sombreros and Stetsons, an event centered around Hispanic music, is a go Sunday, Aug. 22, at Heritage Park.
Streator has joined many local communities in applying for the Illinois Community Development Block Grant program in an effort to rehabilitate some older homes and raise property values.
Facade work started Wednesday at the Treasury Building in downtown Streator.
The Streator City Council has its sights set on demolishing seven more abandoned properties, after receiving a $42,000 grant from the Illinois Housing Development Authority.
The exterior part of the Streator Public Library's dome is being repaired this week.
Richard Wilkinson wants Gaetano’s Vault in Streator to be a destination restaurant.