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Tax levy ordinance ready for public inspection

December 3, 2019

The Charleston City Council approved putting the annual tax levy ordinance for the fiscal year May 1, 2020, to April 20, 2021, on file for public inspection. The total amount for the levy on file is...

City Council to vote on annual tax levy Tuesday

December 1, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on the annual tax levy during its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall. The tax levy ordinance is for the fiscal year beginning on May 1, 2020, and ending April...

City Council approves loan to purchase ambulance

November 19, 2019

The Charleston City Council unanimously approved all items on its agenda, including a resolution for a loan to purchase an ambulance. The loan will be used to purchase a Type 1 AEV Traumahawk ambulance. The...

City Council approves tourism fund expenditures

November 5, 2019

The Charleston City Council approved the expenditure of $5,500 in tourism funds in two separate resolutions during its meeting Tuesday night. Five thousand dollars went toward covering the entertainment...

City Council to vote on CPD renovation items

October 14, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on two items related to remodeling and renovating the Charleston Police Department.  The first agenda item would allow the allocation of up to $350,000 of the Tax...

Cannabis businesses will benefit Charleston

October 1, 2019

During its meeting Tuesday evening, the Charleston City Council approved an ordinance to establish a moratorium on cannabis business establishments. The reason given by Mayor Brandon Combs was that the...

City Council approves moratorium for cannabis businesses

October 1, 2019

The Charleston City Council voted unanimously to establish a moratorium for cannabis businesses at its meeting Tuesday evening. This moratorium was established to study the introduction of cannabis businesses...

City Council approves 6 street closures

September 18, 2019

The Charleston City Council voted to approve six street closures during its meeting Tuesday. The street closures approved were: * 15th Street south of Harrison Avenue to Smith Drive, proceeding west...

City Council to vote on street closures

September 16, 2019

The council will vote on six street closures during its meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.  A street closure for the Charleston High School Homecoming Parade was requested for 15th Street south of Harrison...

City Council to vote on proclamations

September 2, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on two proclamations from the mayor and a raffle license. The two proclamations will designate two weeks as Constitution Week and Fire Prevention Week in the city. The...

City Council approves Do Not Self Deploy city agreement

August 21, 2019

The Charleston City Council approved a Do Not Self Deploy intergovernmental agreement between the cities of Charleston and Mattoon Tuesday evening. The agreement will make it so that if a disaster occurs,...

City council to vote on $200,000 bike path resolution

August 19, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote  Tuesday on a resolution of $200,000 from the Motor Fuel Tax Funds into the resurfacing and striping of the Lincoln Prairie Pedestrian and Bike Trail. The trail...

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