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City Water Services temporarily delayed due to cold-weather incidents

  Decatur, IL – Certain water services from the City of Decatur will be temporarily delayed after multiple emergency incidents during the recent freezing conditions. City water crews have been busy responding to an uncharacteristic number of emergencies since Friday. There have been 15+ water main breaks and over 100 meters or pipes burst at…

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Davis Secures $20.3M in Federal Funding for 15 Community Projects and Highlights Constituent Services

Davis and his staff solved 11,668 constituent cases with government agencies during his decade of service Washington, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) today announced that he has secured $20,308,790 in Community Project Funding (CPF) for 15 different communities through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023. Fifteen was the maximum number a Member could request for…

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LOTTERY HELD FOR SIMULTANEOUS BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBER FILINGS

A lottery was held on Tuesday, December 20, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. in the Macon County Clerk’s Office, 141 South Main Street, Room 104, because two or more petitions were received simultaneously for the same Board of Education Member as of the opening hour (8:00 a.m.), of the filing period on December 12, 2022.  The…

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Scherer Asks Local Residents to Submit Ideas for Legislation

         As the General Assembly prepares to return to the Capitol in January for the spring legislative session, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur, is asking local residents and community stakeholders to submit ideas for new laws. “As the voice of our community in the Capitol, it is absolutely critical that I hear from the…

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The African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society of IL, Inc. Museum To Present Kujchagulia ‘Self-Determination’ Dec. 30

                 The African-American Cultural & Genealogical Society of IL, Inc. Museum presents: Kujchagulia “Self-Determination” The Celebration of Kwanzaa on Dec. 30. The program will be held at the Decatur Township Office Building, Community Room, 1620 S. Taylorville Rd, in Decatur, from 4:00-6:00 pm. The Theme will be “Succeeding Against The…

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ADM Named One of Best Managed Companies in the U.S.

  CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– ADM has been named as one of the best-managed companies in the U.S. according to the Wall Street Journal’s annual Management Top 250 ranking. ADM is ranked No. 49 on this year’s list, moving up significantly from the company’s No. 106 ranking in 2021. Developed by the Drucker Institute, the ranking measures…

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Announcement – State Representative 95th District Anticipated Vacancy

  The Republican Representative Committee for the 95th District of the 103rd Illinois General Assembly announces the opportunity for a Republican to be appointed to fill the anticipated vacancy in the office of Representative, following the expected resignation of Tim Butler from this office. The appointee will be expected to serve the entire term of…

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City Council Approves 2023 Budget, Grant For T/CCI Ev Renovations, Continues Brush College Separation

              Project Highlights from the December 5, 2022 Decatur City Council meeting include the adoption of the City’s 2023 Budget, a fiscal sponsorship agreement for EV renovations with T/CCI Manufacturing, and an agreement to relocate sanitary sewer to support the Brush College Grade Separation Project. 2023 City Budget      On Monday night,…

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Downtown Decatur Parks To Be Closed Overnight

                   The City would like to make residents aware that Central Park and Preston Jackson Park in downtown Decatur will be closed to the public from 12 a.m. midnight to 6 a.m. each night. The City will begin enforcement only after appropriate signage is installed that states the new…

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