By Kathy Turner
The Maryville Village Board on Wednesday, April 20, approved two resolutions to convey property to the Illinois Department of Transportation for highway use. The first resolution was the conveyance of property located at the corner of Highway 159 and East Union Street and the corner of Highway 159 and East Perry Streets.
The second resolution will convey the property located at the corner of Highway 159 and East Division Street. Both resolutions were approved unanimously by the Board.
In other business, the Board accepted the resignation of Doug Keene from the Planning Commission because of personal commitments. His resignation will be effective April 30, 2022.
The Board authorized village representatives to apply for a loan to purchase a tractor and 20’ boom attachment with a 44” flail mower.
Finally, the board authorized street superintendent Bob Keplar to place an offer for a pre-owned Wheel Loader in an amount to be determined and collectively decided on by the Board.
Upcoming events in the Village of Maryville include the Maryville Farmer’s Market that kicks off Thursday, May 5 and again on Thursday, May 19. The market runs from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Fireman’s Park and is open to the public. A Maryville Farmer’s Market Facebook page is updated with anticipated vendors for the event.
The Maryville Heritage Museum will hold an Open House on May 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The museum is located at 128 E. Zupan Street
The Spring Craft Fair benefitting Anderson Hospital Auxiliary will be held on May 21. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be staged on the hospital grounds.
The next meeting of the Board of the Village of Maryville will be held on May 4, 2022.