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Princeton City Council 3-5

Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012 2:40 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council conducted the following business at its March 5 meeting in city hall:

• Heard the city issued four residential building permits in February at a value of $22,7000, and no commercial or industrial building permits. The total building permits issued in the 2012 year is four with a value of $22,700, compared to a total of 0 permits issued for the same time period in 2011 and 0 building permits issued for the same time period in 2010.

• Took an ordinance off the table dealing with an offer from the "Today in America" media services to do a promotional television video for Princeton. The offer from "Today in America" was withdrawn by the company because of scheduling problems. The city had also withdrawn its interest in the video because of budgetary concerns.

• Approved an ordinance amending the Princeton city code to increase the number of Class A alcohol liquor licenses from 18 to 20, effective immediately upon its passage and publication in pamphlet form pursuant to the Illinois Municipal Code.

• Adopted an ordinance amending the city code, dealing with Chapter 10 Public Health & Safety, Article VIII Animals, dealing with dogs running at large. The amendment states any owner violating any provision of this division may be fined $25 to $500 for each offense. 

• Adopted a resolution authorizing the mayor to sign an agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation to install new water main along South Main Street, which by law comes under the jurisdiction and control of the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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