Posts Tagged ‘Goreville Village Board’

Village board finalizes sewer rate increases

The Goreville Village Board approved an increase to the sewer rates after several audits identified the continual drain on contingency funds due to the Village operating the service at a loss for the past few years. The last ti...


Citywide Cleanup returns

The Goreville Village board of trustees recently approved financing to conduct a three-day, citywide cleanup to begin Sept. 6 and run through Sept. 8, with dumpsters available across the street from the fire department. Dumping...


Goreville postpones sewer rate increases another month

The Goreville village board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday night in which it was decided that sewer rate increases would be put off for one more month to allow the board to run proposed rates with actual customer ...


Construction started on Safe Routes paths

Construction on the long-awaited Safe Routes to School sidewalk began last week with crews from E.T. Simonds Construction Company preparing ground for concrete pours expected to take place over the coming weeks. The project is ...



Village swears in new, returning members of its board

The Goreville Village Board expressed “heart-felt” sentiments as long-time Trustee Tim Gage stepped aside for a newly elected trustee to be sworn in as Mayor Larry Vaughn said the new member, “Had some pretty big shoes to...


Goreville police operate with new squad car

The Village of Goreville recently put a new police car into service equipped with front and rear radar that has already aided in the ticketing of drivers speeding through town. The Village Board approved the purchase of the veh...


Christmas lights shine bright in Goreville

The Goreville Village Board recently ended its Christmas lights contest saying that a tightening of the Village’s budget coupled with the difficulty of operating the contest helped push the decision to a vote. Goreville resid...


Village approves water line upgrade

The Goreville Village Board met for a regularly schedule meeting Monday night in which it approved a proposal to seek a $450,000 grant to replace more than 20,000 linear feet of aging water lines and approximately 230 water met...



Village board approves pay increase

The Goreville Village Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday night in which the trustees unanimously approved a pay increase for incoming elected mayor, village clerk and appointed treasurer. Pay increases must be v...


Goreville moves forward on Safe Routes to School project

The Goreville Village Board met for a regularly scheduled meeting Monday in which payments for the design and drafting of a walkway from the school to the Village Park was approved, moving the project forward despite concerns f...