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Prairie State Problem

Update–Report from the meeting:  1) The City Council understands we have a big problem. 2) They’re looking for solutions, and they’re contracting with the attorneys who filed the citizens’ class action lawsuit to go through information. 3) They will not … Continue reading

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School Budget Hearing, City COW tomorrow

There are 2 important meetings tomorrow, Tuesday, 8/25: 7pm–Batavia School Board–public hearing for the 2015-16 budget. They’ve issued another budget in a different format. It contains a bit more information in that it shows % increases in major categories, but … Continue reading

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Belated Reports

From May: School Board Meeting: The school district excels at hiding information. You have to go to Tuesday night’s meeting (or watch it on BATV) to see what’s in the proposed budget for next year. The agenda for May 26 … Continue reading

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VOTE

Just a reminder: Today, April 7 is Election Day. Please be sure to vote. School board candidates GRO–Gabriel, Rechenmacher, and Olache–are facing some stiff competition from the teachers union and its candidates. The union PAC paid for 3 candidates’ signs … Continue reading

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Aldermen Serving the People

The outcome of the Houston St. Streetscape project has been encouraging. The aldermen rejected the latest proposal by Altamanu (the designers of River St., including the arch) in favor of the design that they had approved in October, with the … Continue reading

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