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Village of Maryville, Illinois

Description Public Hearing MCCDBG Application
Date4/18/2007 Location Council Chamber
Time Speaker Note
6:50:05 PM Gulledge Called the second public hearing of Wednesday, April 18, 2007 to order.  There were fifteen (15) persons in attendance.  Explained the purpose of the hearing is to discuss the application to Madison County Community Development for the Block Grant for fiscal year 2007. Stated the project was set for last year. Stated it is awarded on a point system. Stated this will affect ten (10) lots on Northwood and south side of West Main directly behind the Northwood homes. Stated this is to supply the possibility for sewers for this area with the extension of a sewer main. Stated to be eligible for this grant, the area must be low to moderate income. Stated this area was qualified through a survey. Stated there are no areas within the Village categorized as low to moderate income, which necessitated the County surveying each household. Explained if they are successful in the application, it would not only put in the sewer main but pay for the hookups to the individual homes, including taking care of the septic systems. Explained there is a limited amount of money, and other towns in the area will be applying. Opened the hearing to questions or comments regarding the project.
6:53:27 PM Connie Wagner 12 Northwood. Asked if the septic tank will have to be removed.
6:53:40 PM Gulledge Responded the normal procedure is to fill the tank with sand and crush it.
6:53:49 PM Wagner Asked whether this will take care of that expense.
6:53:52 PM Gulledge Answered if they are successful with the application. Explained there is no guarantee they will receive the grant; however this hearing is required for the application. Stated they will have an answer as to whether or not they receive the grant by July 1st. Explained if they do receive it, the money would come in sometime after October, and the project would start sometime next spring. Stated the project would not take long to complete.
6:54:35 PM Gulledge With no other questions or comments, closed the hearing.

Respectfully submitted,

Thelma Long, Village Clerk

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