NORMAL — City employees might get a brand new device for its snow removal arsenal this winter relying on council approval.
On Monday the City Council will take into account approving the acquisition and set up of snow plows and salt spreading gear from Koenig Body Equipment Inc. of Peoria onto two of the city’s water division dump vehicles.
Buy and set up would value a complete of $81,018 and would require a funds adjustment.
The Normal Public Works Department began discussion earlier this summer on methods to effectively take away snow following huge winter storms in February, stated Cathy Oloffson, communications director.
“We did have a big snow occasion in February and even with each piece of apparatus and each worker out and about, it took us a big period of time to get to residential areas,” she stated.
Additionally on Monday, the preliminary subdivision plans and zoning requests for the long run website of a brand new Love’s truck stop and RV park in northwest Normal are heading to council for approval.
Love’s Journey Stops and Nation Retailer has proposed a 9,800-square-foot gasoline station with an connected Bojangles restaurant, and a 13,000-square-foot Speedco tires store and RV park. It will be on the northwest nook of North Major Avenue and Interstate 55.
The Regular Planning Fee earlier the month authorised the plans, however is recommending the city not approve a variance request included within the website plan for a 200-foot high-rise signal.
The proposed signal is about thrice taller than the city’s 75-foot restrict.
In different enterprise, the council will take into account:
- A decision authorizing the adoption of Medicare Benefit Insurance coverage Profit for post-65 retirees and lined spouses.
- A decision conditionally approving the re-subdivision of tons 48-55 and 82-86 of Evergreen Village Deliberate Unit Improvement second addition subdivision.
The Regular City Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday on the fourth flooring of Uptown Station. Conferences are dwell streamed via the city’s YouTube web page.
Contact Sierra Henry at 309-820-3234. Comply with her on Twitter: @pg_sierrahenry.