Monterey Town Council

Monterey Town Council members are expecting to tighten the financial belt next year as less tax funds will be received.  During a previous meeting council members discussed the loss of local option income taxes (LOIT) because of a county levee freeze and how it may affect the budget. During a...
The Monterey Town Council is feeling a bite as they determine how best to address the issue of mosquitoes.  During a regular meeting on Aug. 8, councilman Jim Fleury said every year he hears complaints about the pests and how the mosquito fog is being administered. The business he has worked with...
Members of the Monterey Town Council are trying to preserve the historic grandstand in the town park but are lacking the funding to keep it, so instead they are selling it. At a regular meeting on Jan. 10, the council approved to sell the grandstand that is in need of repair and stability.  The...
Monterey Town Council members are looking at ways to address clean-up issues as they have directed the town attorney to move forward with new ordinances.  On Nov. 1, the council met for a regular meeting and a few issues including unmowed yards and trash in yards came up.  Town attorney Justin...
Monterey looks to repair street drains, streets
       As  Monterey Town Councilman Doug Denton and clerk-treasurer Linda McCune work on a road study, it is becoming apparent that some roads need a little work and two drains must be replaced.  During a regular meeting on July 13, Denton said the two completed grading the roads for a road study...
Monterey Town Council members continue to slowly move forward with the sewer upgrade project as they resubmit new paperwork to the Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA).  Shawn Cain, a Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission (KIRPC) grant administrator, said there has to be a change...
Monterey Town Council members feel it’s in their best interest to continue with the sewer system upgrade project and rebid it.  During a regular council meeting on May 11, the council approved to move forward with the project after some changes were made to the scope of the project.  Some of the...
A new fence has been secured around the collapsed portion of the Sportsman’s Bar and Grill in Monterey. Along with the fence, no trespassing signs have been hung. The fence was placed around the building by the Pulaski County Building Inspector’s Office. Monterey Council members are reviewing their options in regards to debris to be cleaned up.
Monterey Councilman Doug Denton voiced a number of concerns during the regular meeting on April 13, including the wastewater sewer project upgrade, the collapsed building, the water plant roof and stray dogs. The meeting started off with talking about the sewer project. Denton was recently involved...
Portions of roadway surrounding the collapsed building in downtown Monterey were recently closed due to an increase in safety hazards.
With a new building inspector recently appointed, the Monterey Town Council called for his assistance in regards to the downtown collapsed building.  According to Monterey Town Councilman Doug Denton, Pulaski County Building Inspector Doug Hoover recently viewed the collapsed Sportsman’s Bar and...
After much chastising from the Monterey Town Council during a regular meeting, they decided to let bids on the upgrading of the wastewater treatment plant and sewer system project.  On Feb. 10, Monterey council members met with representatives from Commonwealth Engineering and Kankakee-Iroquois...

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