Mt. Vernon Register-News


November 21, 2013

Salary increases recommended in committee



n The monthly fuel bid submitted by SynEnergy for diesel at 3.0395 and 2.l6175 for gasohol was approved.

n A load limit resolution was approved, establishing posted truck routes for a period not to exceed 90 days during the 2014 calendar year.

n Appropriations for the 2014 County Motor Fuel Tax was approved.

n And Simmons provided project updates, including submission to IDOT of the Stratton Road bridge project in Farrington Township that will be 90 percent funded through the Grade Crossing Protection Fund and 10 percent by the railroad.

In approving bills, it was reported the county paid Depew and Owen Builders $39,067.80 for the demolition of the Panzier Road bridge. Simmons said the bridge won't be rebuilt until next summer with the feds providing 80 percent funding, and the 20 percent balance coming from the county.

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