As the clock ticks down toward the new year, budget talks remain at an impasse in Illinois and the stopgap budget will expire on Dec. 31.
After a year of many changes, something may wind up remaining as it has been for decades in the General Assembly.
Caleb Briscoe, (Rr 3 Box 71, Roodhouse), donated $248.84 to Roodhouse's Citizens for Caleb Briscoe on Jan. 1, 2016.
Greenville City Council votes to approve multifamily units as a conditional use in a commercial zone during a recent meeting.
Michael Angelides, (57 Crestwood, Clayton), donated $5,400 to Mount Vernon's Committee to Elect Judge Jo Beth Weber for Appellate Court Judge on Nov. 7, 2016.
The city of Greenville Board of Adjustments met June 14 to host a public hearing on a code enforcement ordinance violation.
The Jacksonville City Council met Sept. 26 to reappoint library trustees.
The village of Godfrey Finance Committee met Sept. 6 to consider changing the microsurfacing project plans.
The village of Godfrey Climate Protection and Energy Efficiency Committee met Aug. 1 to review a lighting proposal.
Nathaniel Mudd, (6555 Fox Lake Drive, Edwardsville), donated $5,400 to Mount Vernon's Committee to Elect Judge Jo Beth Weber for Appellate Court Judge on Nov. 4, 2016.
Frankfort Park District Board of Commissioners approves 2015-16 audit at its recent meeting.
James P. Bruner, (202 Carobeth Drive, Jacksonville), donated $5,400 to Springfield's Citizens for Bryce Benton on Jan. 11, 2016.
Pittsfield City Council approves annual tax levy on second reading during a recent meeting.
Dennis Hatch, (575 W. St. Louis St., Nashville), donated $250 to Belleville's Citizens for Sprague on Jan. 11, 2016.
Godfrey Public Safety Committee moves to ensure residential rental facilities have upgraded smoke detectors during its recent meeting.
Thomas Carlisle, (57 Bourbaki Road, New Berlin), donated $200 to Springfield's Sangamon County Republican Central Committee on Jan. 12, 2016.
Godfrey Climate Protection and Energy Efficiency Committee readies sustainability plan to be presented to the village board this month or in January.
Beth Gori, (4586 Mooney Creek Lane, Edwardsville), donated $5,400 to Mount Vernon's Committee to Elect Judge Jo Beth Weber for Appellate Court Judge on Nov. 7, 2016.
Elaine Rhodes, (72 Shady Oak Drive, Godfrey), donated $100 to Springfield's REALTORS Political Action Committee on Jan. 12, 2016.
Chris Doscotch, (2708 N. Knoxville Ave., Peoria), donated $500 to Benton's Committee to Elect Evan Owens on Jan. 15, 2016.