Railroad Crossing Improvements Approved by Marion County Board
Building Committee Chair Mike Reed reported some tuckpointing improvements are now underway at the Marion County Law Enforcement Center. He said the committee has met with both the Sheriff and Highway Engineer to discuss needed improvements to the jail and highway garage in the next few years. Some of that work is expected to be included in next year's budget.
The board approved several appointments. Georgia Miller was reappointed to a five year term on the Housing Authority Board and Dr. Creighton Engle, Tom Turner, Pamela Strothers and Keith Kessler to the Marion County Health Department Board.
Finance Committee Chair Terry Johnston said they are still waiting for the federal arbitrator's decision on a new contract with members of the Fraternal Order of Police at the Marion County Sheriff's Department.
See other LocalNews news:Illinois State Museum Reopening Saturday
Governor on Next Step
State Representative John Cavaletto Says Some Good Things Included in Stop Gap Budget
Two Area Superintendents Calls State Budget 'Band Aid' That Didn't Solve Inequities
Kaskaskia College President Reacts to Budget