All posts tagged "Jerry Schmidt"

  • Board allows video gaming in Elburn

    ELBURN—Elburn village trustee Ken Anderson’s question to his fellow board members, “How does this (video gambling) improve the quality of life in Elburn?” went unanswered on Monday evening.

    • Posted March 22, 2013
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  • Video gaming vote postponed

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday put off voting on the video gaming issue, due to the absence of two trustees. Jerry Schmidt was on vacation, and Ethan Hastert was called out of town for work.

    • Posted March 8, 2013
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  • Village Board to vote on video gaming March 4

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board is working out the details of the video gaming ordinance that would allow video gambling machines in places that serve liquor within the village of Elburn. Trustee Ken Anderson said he is still...

    • Posted March 1, 2013
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  • Village Board revisits video gaming ban

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members have decided to revisit the village’s ban on video gaming, which has been in place since September 2009.

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • Village trustees renew Elburn Station development discussion

    ELBURN—Elburn Village Board members on Monday renewed discussions regarding the Elburn Station development. Village trustees identified their main sticking points with ShoDeen and the development plan.

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Elburn tables ShoDeen development

    ELBURN—Elburn Village President Dave Anderson on Monday broke a 3-3 tie, tabling the Elburn Station development.

    • Posted October 19, 2012
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  • Annexation hearing closed

    ELBURN—After hearing a final comment and letter from supporters of the Elburn Station plan, the Elburn Village Board on Tuesday voted to close the public hearing that has been open since May.

    • Posted September 6, 2012
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  • Residents speak: Elburn Station public hearing remains open

    ELBURN—With a village trustee absent again this week, the Elburn Village Board on Monday agreed to keep the Elburn Station public hearing open until all members are present.

    • Posted August 23, 2012
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  • No vote yet

    Elburn Station annexation hearing remains open ELBURN—There's still time to make your voice heard concerning the Elburn Station annexation agreement with ShoDeen.

    • Posted August 9, 2012
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  • Public speaks at annexation hearing

    ELBURN—A small crowd at the Elburn Village Board meeting on Monday voiced their concerns about the annexation and planned development agreement between the village and Elburn Station.

    • Posted July 20, 2012
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  • Shodeen development public hearing stays open

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board will keep the public hearing on the Shodeen property annexation open until Monday, June 4. Village President Dave Anderson said he hopes the three remaining issues are resolved by that date.

    • Posted May 24, 2012
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  • Downtown Elburn parking lot closes

    ELBURN—Although the Community Congregational Church closed its parking lot on Sunday as promised, Elburn village trustee Jerry Schmidt asked the question anyway during Monday's Elburn Village Board meeting.

    • Posted April 19, 2012
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  • Village finalizes budget for vote

    Straw poll indicates 2 board members will vote no Elburn—The Elburn Village Board will vote on the 2012-13 fiscal year budget at its next board meeting on Monday, April 16.

    • Posted April 12, 2012
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  • Village discusses downtown parking lot

    ELBURN—With the impending closure of the Community Congregational Church parking lot on the corner of Shannon Street and Route 47 in Elburn, local businesses are looking to the village to help them out.

    • Posted March 29, 2012
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  • Elburn board approves tax levy increase

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board voted to approve a tax levy increase of 24.86 percent, which represents a 22.5 percent decrease from the amount requested last year.

    • Posted December 2, 2011
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  • Public Works contract goes to Wisconsin company

    ELBURN—In a 4-3 vote, the Elburn Village Board on Monday voted to award a public works contract to a company in Wisconsin after more debate on labor disputes and keeping the work closer to home.

    • Posted November 11, 2011
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  • Elburn passes budget with 4-1 vote

    Sticking point for ‘no’ vote was personnel raises ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board officially passed its 2011-12 fiscal year budget in a special Village Board meeting Monday. The vote was 4-1, with Ken Anderson opposed and Jerry Schmidt present...

    • Posted April 29, 2011
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  • Tax levy discussion draws a crowd

    Residents, officials discuss Elburn’s financial situation Elburn—The announcement that the village of Elburn was going to ask for a 47 percent increase in the 2010 property tax levy to Kane County awakened a crowd of citizens to ask...

    • Posted November 19, 2010
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  • Sho-Deen development discussion on hold

    ELBURN—Several village officials are not sure whether they want Sho-Deen Inc. to reduce the commercial scope of the planned Elburn Station development on Elburn's east side. Others are concerned about the residential density of the project.

    • Posted October 22, 2010
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  • Businesses ask for expanded liquor-sales hours

    ELBURN—Two Elburn business operators want the village to expand the number of hours they can sell alcohol under the current municipal liquor code.

    • Posted July 23, 2010
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  • Trained auxiliary officers would aid Elburn police

    ELBURN—Elburn village officials want to appoint voluntary auxiliary officers who will be available to assist the Police Department with traffic control and emergency and disaster response.

    • Posted June 18, 2010
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  • Best face forward

    Elburn trustee Jerry Schmidt spent the afternoon of May 19 planting geraniums and several other varieties of flowers in a concrete planter recently installed in front of Village Hall.

    • Posted May 28, 2010
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  • Committee wants senior tax rebates restored

    ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board eliminated municipal utility tax rebates for seniors, less than two months ago. Since then, some residents have asked that the program be reinstated, village officials said.

    • Posted November 13, 2009
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  • Village examines Prairie Park needs

    ELBURN—Prairie Park at North and Third streets needs work, said Elburn Public Works Committee Chairman Jerry Schmidt.

    • Posted October 30, 2009
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  • Majority of board says no to video gambling

    ELBURN—A majority of trustees want to ban video gambling in Elburn.

    • Posted August 21, 2009
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  • Updated 7/24: Code change allows liquor license for space village president owns

    Village president said in July 23 email building was under contract, now sold (not rented) ELBURN—The Elburn Village Board changed an ordinance on Monday to allow a liquor license to be issued for a new tavern in a...

    • Posted July 24, 2009
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  • Village establishes a second Class A liquor license

    The Elburn Village Board established a second Class A liquor license Monday following Kevin Schmidt's recent application for that type of license for a bar at 107 N. Main St.

    • Posted June 19, 2009
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  • Club may post temporary signs

    The board will permit Hughes Creek Golf Club to display a six-foot banner during its May through September season, and the Elburn Lions Club to post trailer-mounted signs for five events during the year.

    • Posted May 22, 2009
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  • Proposed structure calls for more meetings

    Board to decide May 18 whether to establish committees by Martha Quetsch If the Elburn Village Board establishes committees, trustees and some staff members will have more meetings to attend. However, the work they can accomplish will...

    • Posted May 14, 2009
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  • Anderson reinstates board committees

    After former Illinois Supreme Court Justice John Nickels swore in Village President Dave Anderson on Monday, Anderson said he wants to establish a committee structure for the board.

    • Posted May 8, 2009
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  • Outgoing Elburn officials praised for work

    Elburn Village President Jim Willey and trustees Tom Burgholzer, Jeff Humm and Craig Swan received thanks Monday from other village officials for the work on behalf of the village during their terms of office.

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • Elburn village notes

    Dental office receives grant, Elburn officials to be sworn in at Lions Park

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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