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Meetings & Minutes

Ladd Village Board

LADD — The Ladd Village Board took action on the following items in October:

• Approved the removal of a dead tree at 201 S. LaSalle Ave. and two dead trees at 234 W. Walnut St. Two trees were approved for removal in 2018 and 100 feet of sidewalk was approved for replacement at 308 S. Selby Ave. The trees are to be removed prior to the sidewalk replacement.

• Heard that verbal approval had been received from three utility companies to vacate a portion of the utility easement on the Colby Flanagan property.

• Heard that the culvert on East Cleveland Street will not be replaced until Plank Road re-opens.

• Heard that a Streator landscaping company would be doing yard restoration following the Electric Upgrade Project.

• Heard that the Substation Upgrade project has not been completed.

• Approved a variance request from John Kohr to increase the height of a fence in a side-yard from 4 to 6 feet on his property at 231 S. Selby Ave.

• Approved a variance request from Bill and Diane Chandler to reduce the rear-yard setback from 2 feet to zero feet for the installation of a fence at 220 N. Chicago Ave.

• Approved donations of $100 to the Ladd Education Foundation’s Halloween Hustle 5K and $25 to the Hall Bowling Boosters.

• Approved the appointments of Felicia Liebe, Molly Thrasher and Carianne Thrasher to the Recreation Board.

• Agreed to sponsor two candidates for the police academy.

• Approved the purchase of a tablet for the Police Department.

• Passed a resolution authorizing the president and village clerk to execute documents to secure a loan for the purchase of a village truck.

• Accepted an agreement with Central Tank Coatings Inc. for 2018 maintenance work on the 150,000 gallon water tower for $16,700.

• Approved the meeting minutes, the September treasurer’s report, and the payment of bills in the amount of $179,782.69.

• Received the Police Department’s activity report for September.

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