Medaryville voters have narrowed down the list of clerk-treasurer candidates. Stacy Conley was the winner of Tuesday’s Republican town convention. She beat Jasmine Hines by 22 votes to six, according to convention official Karen Wagner.Continue reading
Races are almost set for town elections in North Judson and Medaryville. Thursday was the filing deadline for towns that didn’t have a May primary.Continue reading
Medaryville voters will have a few contested races to decide this year. As of Wednesday morning, three candidates are in the running to replace Democrat Judy Harwood as clerk-treasurer, according to Pulaski County Clerk JoLynn Behny.Continue reading
Apparent vandalism at a Medaryville park facility ended up costing the town over $200. Clerk-Treasurer Judy Harwood says a sink in the women’s bathroom ended up having to be replaced. Last week, the town council approved the repair bill of $200.30.
The Town of Medaryville’s employee policies are getting a slight update, at the request of the town’s insurance provider. Clerk-Treasurer Judy Harwood says the policy book was just adopted by the town council last year. But since then, the insurance company has asked the town to make some minor language changes and add more information about who’s covered.
Medaryville Police officers will be getting a raise. A salary ordinance amendment was approved by the town council Wednesday, according to Clerk-Treasurer Judy Harwood. It increases the police department’s hourly pay rate by two dollars.
A dedication ceremony is planned to officially welcome the new rest park at the end of U.S. 421 and Main Street in Medaryville.
Medaryville Clerk-Treasurer Judy Harwood said the event will be held on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 12:30 p.m.
The Medaryville Town Council members opened a public hearing on Wednesday night to gather comments on a grant application for a new water tower.
Medaryville Town Council members held the final reading over two ordinances related to election procedures when they met last week.
Clerk-Treasurer Judy Harwood explained that town council members were considering these ordinances in order to adjust term lengths. She said the switch will have a positive impact on the cost of running an election.
She stated, “What they’re trying to do is get on the presidential elections and then there’s no cost to the town if they do that.” Continue reading
Medaryville Town Council members continue to fund park improvement efforts with money awarded through a Pulaski County Community Foundation of Pulaski County grant.
Last year, the town was awarded a total of $10,000 through the Community Foundation’s “Love Your Community” placemaking grant. Continue reading
Executive Director of Kankakee-Iroquois Regional Planning Commission Edwin Buswell provided Medaryville Town Council members with a recommendation when they met last Wednesday.
According to Clerk-Treasurer Judy Harwood, Buswell recommended hiring Lindi Conover-Thompson to do a full-service income survey for the town. Officials will soon be seeking financial assistance for the proposed water tower project. In order to receive any kind of grant funding, they will need to provide necessary data that this type of survey will gather. Continue reading