Neponset Village Board
NEPONSET — The Neponset Village Board took action on the following items at its meeting Oct. 17:
• Heard from Trustee Wayne Gerrond that everything is going very well with the new water treatment plant. Work is ahead of schedule due to the help from village employees and the new engineering firm. Gerrond discussed a report on the nation’s water costs rising, and how a study of 100 municipalities showed the bills in a quarter of the towns had doubled or even tripled. The article is available at the village hall.
• Heard from Village President Carl Rohrig how the new water filter works. A miniature filter box and water samples are on display at the village hall.
• Heard from Trustee John Pratt that the village will be able to get its new police radio at the county discount. The county is sending information regarding the type of radio the village needs.
• Heard Neponset Pride will donate $1,000 for the new lights for the community building.
• Approved a building permit for Hal Modro.
• Discussed issues with the town burn pile. People are bringing trash other than yard waste to the pile and the debris is creating a problem with the tires on village equipment getting damaged.
• Heard the village attorney is still working on the ordinances for parking and the UTVs permits. They will be put back on the agenda for the November meeting.
• Tabled action until November following a discussion of the purchase of a lawn mower.
• Set the second Saturday in June as the permanent date for the picnic day event.
• Approved the new police ordinance.
• Heard Trustee Ken Snyder will work with the clerk to resolve the DCEO Grant received for bathroom in Scott Park.
• Accepted a village logo designed by Joy Hernandez and Verna Cinnamon.