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Tax levy ordinance ready for public inspection

Corryn Brock, News Editor

December 4, 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 $4,913,525. Some amounts included in the levy include: • $185, 525 for playgrounds and recreation ...

City Council approves tobacco products, e-cigs ordinance

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2019

Effective July 1 2019, those under 21 years of age in Illinois are prohibited from purchasing tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products. Charleston Mayor Brandon Combs said during Tuesday’s City Council meeting that the state is raising the minimum age to purchase...

City Council to vote on ordinance limiting businesses’ gambling areas

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

March 18, 2019

The Charleston City Council will vote on amending title 3-3-13 and approving the city budget among other items during its Tuesday meeting at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. Title 3-3-13 deals with the conditions and regulations on licenses. The amendment will add language under section F of the title, which pert...

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