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Bolingbrook Park District Board of Commissioners Workshop

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August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-08-15T18:30:00-05:00
2019-08-15T19:30:00-05:00
Where:
Annerino Community Center
201 Recreation Drive
Bolingbrook
Il

2019 Board Meeting Schedule
The Bolingbrook Park District Board of Commissioners announces the monthly board and workshop meeting dates for 2019. All meetings are held at Annerino Community Center, 201 Recreation Drive Bolingbrook, Illinois in the Board Room. Please note: The May 16th Board Meeting will be held at Ashbury’s at Boughton Ridge, 335 W. Boughton Road.

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The Clock Begins To Find Permanent Joliet City Manager

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August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-08-15T18:30:00-05:00
2019-08-15T19:30:00-05:00
Where:
Annerino Community Center
201 Recreation Drive
Bolingbrook
Il

By WJOL

The Joliet City Council voted 5 to 3 last night to retain Steve Jones as Interim City Manager until he retires in February of next year. Jolie City Councilman Pat Mudron believes that within 6 months the City Council can hire a permanent City Manager.

It’s unclear if the City Council will hire GovHR to handle the screening of candidates following the last hire of David Hales who left the position after less than a year.

The Joliet City Manager position has been influx since October of last year when Hales left. Jones was the Deputy City Manager but didn’t want the job, so Marty Shanahan who is the Corporation Counsel for the city, stepped into the job until the City Council ousted him in June with the idea that they needed to do a formal search for a permanent City Manager. Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk says all this shuffling of managers is hurting the city. O’Dekirk says there’s been three investors who may pull out or put their plans on hold.

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Joliet City Council stays divided, but has Jones on the job for now

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August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-08-15T18:30:00-05:00
2019-08-15T19:30:00-05:00
Where:
Annerino Community Center
201 Recreation Drive
Bolingbrook
Il

By Bob Okon | The Herald-News

The City Council divide stayed wide a day after a human resource specialist advised some unity was needed to attract city manager candidates.

The council on Tuesday cast a now familiar 5-3 vote for an employment agreement that locks in Steve Jones as interim city manager for six months but opens the door for what one council member repeatedly called “double dipping” after that.

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Business

Plainfield moves closer to Costco approvals, including incentive

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When:
August 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
2019-08-15T18:30:00-05:00
2019-08-15T19:30:00-05:00
Where:
Annerino Community Center
201 Recreation Drive
Bolingbrook
Il

Special meeting of the Village Board to be held Monday

By Sarwat S. Ahmad | The Herald-News

A new Costco Wholesale on the border of Plainfield and Joliet is closer to becoming a reality.

Plainfield trustees Monday night moved two measures forward for a large-scale development on about 
54 acres at the northwest corner of the Interstate 55 and Route 30 interchange that Costco will anchor.

Village trustees agreed to allow ordinances to be prepared for an updated annexation agreement for the property as well as an ordinance granting approval of the special use request for the proposed Boulevard project.

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