City Council

Nashville City Council Approves Purchase Of New Skid Steer

By Alex Haglund The Nashville City Council approved a few purchases at their first regular meeting of the month, held on Thursday, July 6, including a skid steer and new heating and air conditioning for the police department. The street department presented bids to the council for a new skid steer, along with a number

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May Is Motorcycle Awareness Month In Nashville

By Alex Haglund     Aside from swearing in new officials, saying farewell to outgoing ones, and assigning new committees and appointees, the Nashville City Council Meeting held on Thursday, May 4 was a relatively brief one. Mick Eddington, present at the meeting on behalf of ABATE was there for the signing of a proclamation declaring

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Council Talks Secure Email Server For Police Dept.

Steve Haertling, owner of Haertling’s Radio Shack, Nashville Volunteer Fire Department Member and organizer of the annual Nashville Fourth of July Fireworks spoke to the council at their meeting on Thursday, April 6, asking for a donation for this year’s display. By Alex Haglund     There was no action taken on the biggest point of

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City Of Nashville Makes Donation To Washington County Arts Council

By Alex Haglund      The Nashville City Council approved a donation of $300 to the Washington County Arts Council at their meeting held on Thursday, March 16. This donation helps to fund the arts council for the year. The arts council puts on events like Shakespeare in the Park and the Summer Concert series, and

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City Council Approves 2017 MFT Appropriation

By Alex Haglund     The city held a bid opening for Motor Fuel Tax (MFT) appropriations for the coming year on Tuesday, March 14. The items, and bids approved by the city council at their regular meeting on Thursday, March 16, are: • 250 tons B.A.M. Bituminous Mixture Number One, with a bid of $45.73

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IEPA Makes Follow-Up Inspection At Nashville Compost Site

The gate at the City of Nashville’s compost site is now locked – citizens will be able to drop waste off there on Wednesdays and Saturdays from April through January, and at other times if arrangements are made with public works. New Rules To Be Added To Permit By Alex Haglund     Nashville City Streets

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Kids Fishing Day Planned For May 7

    Tom McFeron of The Washington County Sportsmen spoke to the Nashville City Council on March 2 to make plans for the 43rd annual kids fishing derby. By Alex Haglund Tom McFeron of the Washington County Sportsmen visited with the Nashville City Council at their regular meeting on Thursday, March 2, and talked about getting

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IEPA Compost Site Inspection Forces City To Lock Gate

By Alex Haglund Street Department Commissioner Rich Schuette told the council that the city’s compost site had gotten its annual surprise visit from an Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) inspector. While the site received high marks on the inspection, Schuette said that this inspector did not like the idea of the gate being left open.

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