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City gets ready for ‘Our Town’

The City of Chrisman began their monthly meeting on August 1st with Police Chief Tom Dolan sending out a thank you to Fire Chief Mike Marvin. “He just gave me four big teddy bears to keep in the event of a critical incident with a child,” Dolan said. “That was really cool.” Dolan also had…

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City forgiven almost $1M

The City of Chrisman has filled the open position of Sewer/Water employee. The spot has been vacant for a few weeks after previous employee Erik Bohle handed in his two week notice. The city made the decision to hire Michael Burgess for the position. Back in April of this year, Jacob Lewis attended the meeting…

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Bohle leaves as Chrisman city operator

The Chrisman City Council held their rescheduled meeting on Monday, June 27th. Members of the Chrisman Athletic Booster Club were in attendance to inquire about having a fundraiser on August 27th. Members just wanted to get the go ahead from the City for the event. The fundraiser would consist of a ride through town on…

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City of Chrisman says ‘no’ to fireworks

The Chrisman City Council meeting began with a bit of bad news delivered by Chrisman Area Community Club President, Dan Moore. “I talked to IDOT and we can not put the banners (for the celebration) across the highway,” Moore said. “In case they blow down in front of a truck or a car, then cause…

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New Chrisman water line breaks

The City of Chrisman held their final meeting for the month on May 16th. The meeting began with approval of claims in the amount of $45,217.23. Building permits were also granted for 404 West Madison and 605 South Illinois. A demolition permit was granted for 323 South Iowa. The property located at 221 South Illinois…

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City of Chrisman hit with surprise additional costs

The Chrisman City Council held their first meeting of May on Monday night with only two Commissioners present, Bryan Haddix and Cory Chaney and Mayor Danny Owen. Those present made motions to approve the previous meeting minutes along with claims in the amount of $33,704.51. Building permits were also granted for 121 South Pennsylvania &…

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Chrisman to look into neighborhood watch program

The City of Chrisman held the final meeting for the month of April on Wednesday, April 20th. The meeting started off with the approval of the previous meeting minutes and claims in the amount of $50,795.95. Former Commissioner Rodney Wolfe was in attendance at the meeting to discuss a matter that he had some concerns…

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City starting to clean up town for celebration

The Chrisman City Council held the first of two meetings for the month of April on the 4th. Previous meeting minutes were approved, along with claims in the amount of $26,560.46. A building permit was also approved for 102 North Maryland Street. Matt Shelato was approved for hire for the seasonal mowing position. Anita Marvin…

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City sells 221 S. Illinois St. Property

The City of Chrisman held their last meeting of the month on March 21st. The meeting began with approval of the previous meeting minutes, along with the claims in the amount of $30,440.58. Building permits were also approved for 221 West Madison Avenue and 301 South Iowa Street. Jeremy Neal, owner of Neal EMS told…

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Chrisman City Council discuss weir repair

The Chrisman City Council meeting was held on Monday, March 7th. The first order of business included approval of the Chrisman American Legion liquor license renewal and the posting of a seasonal mowing position. Claims were also approved for the amount of $222,180.33. Approval for a building permit for 401 West Washington Avenue was also…

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