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Stacy Cesta, Danielle Didrickson, Anna Briscoe and Jim Andresen were all elected to the Mokena School District 159 Board of Education on Tuesday, April 9.
Elections, The Neighborhood Files
Newly elected Mokena Mayor Frank Fleischer addresses economic development, thanks the community for its support and talks about what's next for Mokena.
A tight race kept candidates on the edge throughout the night. As the final votes came in, the incumbents swept the Village Board race.
The recently rebranded I-Cash program reconnects Illinois residents with unclaimed assets, and currently has $1.5 billion in unclaimed funds—$34 million in Will County alone.
Both Robert Neubauer and Phyllis Jacobek resigned their positions on the Mokena Community Public Library Board within the last month. Both of the vacant seats have been filled already.
Patrick Markham became president of the D159 Board of Education July 23, following the resignation of John Troy. Markham also accepted the role of Frankfort Township Collector on the same day.
Government, The Neighborhood Files
In the coming weeks, the Village of Mokena will being routing and sealing many roads in the village. The work will be funded by more than $41,000 in motor fuel tax funds.
LaGrange Wine & Spirits was approved for a special use permit to sell beer, wine, liquor and more at 19155 S. LaGrange Road. The business will bring the shopping center at the location to 100-percent occupancy.
2012 is a "banner year," for the Village of Mokena, as the Village nets more than $4.5 million in sales tax revenue. The money is earmarked for general operating costs and infrastructure work.
Residents and motorists along Wolf Road might have noticed it was a little darker than usual on Sunday night, as streetlights along the road went dark due to a mechanical failure.
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