by Susan Oâ€™Neill
Progress made on water main extension project
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Village Board accepted three public utility and drainage easements on Dec. 16 to pave the way for the construction of a public water main connecting to the new Kaneland middle school building on Harter Road. The easements are three of many needed to extend the water main to Route 47 and Wheeler Road.
Board grants special-use permit for parish office
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â The Village Board approved a temporary special use permit to allow the newly formed St. Katharine Drexel parish to utilize the building at 264 Main St. for the parish office. Parish priest Fr. Bob Jones will also perform daily Masses in the building during the week. Saturday and Sunday Masses are currently held at Kaneland John Shields Elementary School. The special-use permit is effective until May 1, 2009.