City Council gave unanimous approval Monday to an emergency ordinance authorizing the Safety Service Director to seek bids and enter into a contract for the South Main Street corridor improvement project.
City Council will have its lightest agenda in months Monday, but four committee meetings plus five resolutions and an ordinance on the agenda will extend the evening, and a restart of the vacant property registry measure will likely occupy center stage.
Off-season work continues at Hiawatha Water Park. This week, a contractor replaced the caulking in the bottoms of all three pools, Parks Superintendent Dave Carpenter reported, and the bottoms will be painted when dry weather returns.
Business owners and operators lauded the accomplishments of their peers who have made major contributions in revitalizing the downtown during Thursday evening’s Main Street Mount Vernon 2019 Annual Awards Dinner.
A three-day suspension levied by the Mount Vernon City School District against its athletic and activities director, Justin Sanford, closes disciplinary action stemming from an OVI conviction, according to district superintendent Bill Seder.
The Knox County Commissioners passed resolutions proclaiming this week to be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, while recognizing Donna Durbin as Knox County 911 Center’s Dispatcher of the Year for 2018.
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