Shelbyville Daily Union

Homepage

August 23, 2013

City Council puts Santa House up for bids

The Shelbyville City Council has put the Santa house up for bids. The house sat in the downtown mini park until it was recently moved for the mini park renovations.

Commissioner Gib Smart reported that there is an advertisement in the paper taking bids for the old Santa house The building currently sits across the alley south of the mini park.

“The building is rotted out,” Smart said. “The best thing to do is get the Chamber of Commerce involved to have Santa located somewhere else such as the Annex.”

The council tabled the only item on the agenda for the evening Monday.

Commissioner Bill Shoaff suggested tabling the proposed purchase of storm warning siren system.

“It is going to be over $10,000. I feel we need to get another bid,” he said. Shoaff noted that the Shelbyville school board gave permission to place a siren on the high school property.

Commissioner Shoaff reported that radio antennas for emergency services and law enforcement were being put back on the west end water tower.

Under new business, Commissioner Thom Schafer noted that there was some confusion about the design on the additional parking west of the Shelby County State Bank. City Engineer Alan Spesard said he would get the cost for a retaining wall between that parking and the municipal lot

“It would be a boon to parking is we can extend it (municipal parking lot),” Schafer said.

The council is continuing negotiations with the Fraternal Order of Police and the operating engineers unions.

1
Text Only
Local News
IMG_2246.JPG

Obituaries
Homepage
IMG_2246.JPG

  • SHS Prom Royalty Candidates named

    Shelbyville High School has announced its 2014 Prom court.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_2180.JPG Mock accident drives home message

    The screech of tires -- the crunch of metal ... two school buses pull away to reveal a head-on collision involving high schoolers on Prom night.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Council approves Chautauqua Days plans

    Chautauqua Days Festival plans were approved by the Shelbyville City Council Monday evening. Vickie Davis and Brenda Elder presented plans for the May 30-June 1 event which includes bands and vendors in Forest Park. They asked for approval for the pl

    April 11, 2014

  • New management contracted for Eagle Creek Golf Course

    Findlay, IL -- Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Director Marc Miller approved a contract with Green Golf Partners Tuesday, April 8, to maintain and operate the Eagle Creek Golf Course, located on the shore of Lake Shelbyville near Findlay.

    April 9, 2014

  • 040814 Fisher woodworking Wayne Fisher-- Going With the Grain

    At the upcoming Shelby County Arts Show, April 11-12, the craftsmanship of three generations of the Fisher family will be showcased with styles ranging from small and whimsical to large, ornate and practical. Wayne Fisher of Shelbyville will be brin

    April 8, 2014 1 Photo

Celebrations
  • Rincker to celebrate her 85th birthday

    Mary Rincker of Shelbyville will observe her 85th birthday on April 24. Her family is having a card shower. Cards may be sent to 1273 County Highway 6, Shelbyville. Mrs. Rincker was born on April 24, 1929, in Arthur, IL. She is the daughter of Earl a

    April 15, 2014

Featured Ads
AP Video
Poll

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
No
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate
Helium