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October 15, 2013

Yard waste site work back before council

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These site completion activities must occur prior to closure and the move to the new site.

In other business, the council will consider:

Approving a collective bargaining agreement with Danville Firefighters Union Local 429.

Authorizing acquisition of properties.

Granting an access and sign easement at 3628 N. Vermilion St. for Lowe’s as part of the North Vermilion redevelopment project.

Approving an engineering agreement for a safety evaluation and funding identification for possible improvements for various at-grade railroad crossings.

The Danville Area Transportation Study selected Hanson Professional Services of Springfield to perform the study at a cost of $22,178.

“If we can enhance safety ...,” Ward 7 Alderman Bill Black said about improving travel safety in the city, such as trying to prevent more fatal accidents like one on Liberty Lane, he supports the effort.

Authorizing vacation of a north-south alleyway west of 105 W. Roselawn for Doug and Roxy Reed-Jones and authorizing vacation of an east-west alleyway north of 913-921 E. Main St. for Michael Mains and Mains Family LLC.

Prohibiting parking on Woodbury Street, on the south side, from Logan Avenue to Sherman Street and on Woodbury Street, on the north side, from Logan Avenue to 150 feet east of Logan Avenue, both at all times.

Authorizing Danville Mass Transit to purchase an Americans with Disabilities Act-accessible minivan equipped with a wheelchair ramp to provide support services for a cost of $33,938 from Midwest Transit Equipment, Inc. of Kankakee. State and federal capital grant funding is paying for the purchase.

Approving a professional services agreement for the East Main Street corridor study.

Coming up The city council will meet at 6 tonight at the Robert E. Jones Municipal Building, 17 W. Main St.

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