MACOMB — The city council will be asked Monday to vote itself power to act in committee March 26 to award a street improvement contract. The contract would be for resurfacing a portion of Calhoun Street.
A resolution for using $673,000 in state motor fuel tax funding will also be up for a vote Monday. If adopted by the city council, the resolution would be sent on to the Illinois Department of Transportation for approval.
Aldermen will be asked to approve amendments to an intergovernmental agreement for 911 emergency dispatching. The amendments recognize the merger of McDonough and Schuyler county emergency 911 service. The name of the governing board is to be known as the McDonough-Schuyler County Emergency Telephone System Board.
The council will be asked to concur with the appointment or reappointment by  Mayor Mike Inman of members of the Macomb Heritage Days Committee. Those members include John Armstrong, Rachel Lenz, Jock Hedblade, Jan Armstrong, Marsha McCormick, Kristin Terry, Chris Krohe, Megan Winters, Jeremy Kitch, Stan Clayton, Lin Stults and Kayla Morphey.
A vote will be taken on a policy for regulating adjustments in Macomb utility bills due to water leaks. The billable water loss would be capped at ten times the address's average monthly water bill.
The council will also be asked to vote on a request from the Macomb Beautiful Association to plant a white oak tree in Chandler Park in honor of the Illinois Bicentennial.
The city council meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m. on the second floor of Macomb City Hall.

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