The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.
Raritan set Trick or Treat night for Friday, October 31 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Raritan president and trustees met in the meeting room of the Raritan Fire House October 9, 2008, with Knapp, Blender, Magee, Waller, Anders and Powless answering roll call.
After Trustee Jim Blender opened the meeting with prayer, Kevin Wiehardt, from WIRC, asked for the board to sign resolutions on the community grant application.
A resolution of support for a Community Assistance Program Grant was approved by motion of trustee Magee, seconded by Waller. Motion carried.
A resolution committing local funds in the amount of $9,000.00 from village funds to provide a loan at 1% for 5 years to those receiving a grant was approved by motion of trustee Powless, seconded by Anders. Motion carried.
A resolution committing local funds to request funds from the Housing Trust Fund was approved by motion trustee Waller, seconded by Magee. Motion carried.
President Knapp reported that the appraisal for Lot 7, Block D, Hixson 2nd Addition was performed by Dillon Appraisal Service at a value of $1,300.00. Fee of $150.00 was approved for payment by motion trustee Waller, second trustee Anders. Motion carried.
Motion made by trustee Waller, second trustee Blender to have sealed bids for Lot 7, Block D, Hixon's 2nd Addition. Sealed bids will be opened November 13, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. Motion carried.
The Zoning Committee submitted the construction permit from Jean Livermore for a fence on her property. The Zoning Committee recommended giving 90 days for them to complete the project.
It was decided to have Jean Livermore resubmit the construction permit because of inaccurate measurements.
Trick or Treat night was set for October 31 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Motion made by trustee Anders, second trustee Magee to approve the above time. Motion carried.
Motion made by trustee Waller, second trustee Blender to participate in the Illinois Funds Prime Fund Account. Motion carried.
Motion trustee Magee, second trustee Powless and unanimous approval the meeting was adjourned to the next regular meeting night. Motion carried.
The September minutes were approved and bills presented were ordered paid in the amount of $3,589.58.