Village stores comply with tobacco sales law
As part of the Illinois Liquor Control Commission “Kids Can’t Buy ‘Em Here” tobacco control grant, the Elburn Police Department conducted a tobacco-sales law compliance check Feb. 24.
One 16-year-old underage decoy agent, working with the Elburn Police Department and following Illinois Liquor Commission guidelines, went to all five licensed tobacco retail establishments in the village to attempt to buy tobacco products.
No violations were reported during the business checks.
Businesses checked and found in compliance were Elburn Mobile, 213 S. Main St.; Elburn Liquors, 319 S. Main St.; Valley Liquors; 151 E. Route 38; B. P. Amoco, 940 N, Main St.; and Jewel Osco, 800 N. Main St.
Among results of past tobacco-sales compliance checks in Elburn include 20 percent compliance in July 2005, 43 percent compliance in November 2005, and 100 percent compliance during business checks between February 2006 and November 2008, with the exception of 86 percent compliance in November 2007.
Additional Tobacco Compliance checks will occur in the future as part of the requirements of the “Kids Can’t Buy ‘Em Here” Tobacco Grant.
Library may continue using garage for storage
Elburn trustees on March 23 agreed to allow the Elburn Town and Country Public Library to use a building at 351 E. Shannon Street for another year. The building, which the library uses for storage, is a former residential garage on a lot the library owns. The village extended the temporary use permit the library obtained in 2008, required because the lot does not have a principal-use building. The library tore down a house on the property last June.