The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Stronghurst Set Trick or Treat Night for Oct. 31st, 5-7 p.m.

By: Shirley Linder, Quill Editor

The Village of Stronghurst Board set Saturday, October 31st as Trick or Treat night from 5 to 7 p.m. They also request that residents not burn leaves the day before or the day of Halloween to protect the children walking in the ashes.

Ronnie Gittings reported another leak on North Logan Street and that the trees the board had requested cut down were done.

President Brendan Schaley presented Ronnie Gittings with a certificate from the Illinois of Public Health awarded to the Stronghurst Water Department for achieving the highest standard of compliance.

Police report for September included: Hours worked 90; Squad car mileage 498; Traffic stops 2 verbal warnings; Assists 3; Service calls 6; Business checks 20.

The board approved a variance for a fence that was built beyond the approved boundaries. The fence was supposed to be 4 foot back from the village sidewalk but was not.

In other business: „approved the minutes, bills, and financial report

Present were: Mayor Brendan Schaley; Trustees, Mike Bohnenkamp, Jerry Nortrup, Shane Reed, Amanda Van Arsdale, Mike Swisher, Randy Jarvis; Employees, Ronnie Gittings, Hollie Allen, Arbry Vancil, Attorney Mariah Wallace; Guests, Damie Hindman, David Knutstrom, Robert Manning, Kim Doornbos, Doug Erickson, Shirley Linder

The next regular scheduled meeting will be on Monday, November 2nd at 6 p.m.