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Coles County Board to appoint new positions at meeting Tuesday

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The Coles County Board will be meeting Tueaday at 7 p.m. in the courthouse.

The board will be appointing 11 new positions, including different drainage districts and a fire protection district.

Drainage districts are sewers and ditches and include such cities as Humboldt, Mattoon, Whitley and others.

All drainage districts had one applicant and will only have one person for county board members to vote for.

The Lincoln Fire Protection District appointment will be decided on between three applicants during the meeting.

Authorizing of the Federal 5311 will also happen at the meeting.

Federal 5311, according to the Federal Transit Administration website, “provides capital, planning and operating assistance to states to support public transportation in rural areas with populations of less than 50,000.”

The board will also look at a tax sale resolution and authorizing an assistance grant for Dial-A-Ride.

The News staff can be reached at 581-2812 or at [email protected].

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Coles County Board to appoint new positions at meeting Tuesday