Politics and Government

Danville voters overwhelmingly reject switch to city-manager format

via The News-Gazette

Voters in Danville overwhelmingly defeated a proposal to change their city government in a binding referendum Tuesday night.

While a few more than 2,900 people said “yes” to switching from the current strong mayor-alderman form of government to a city manager-alderman format, more than 4,000 said “no.”

Jobs on Marron’s mind as 104th House District voters send him to Springfield

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Mike Marron is thrilled to be serving at least two more years as representative of the 104th Illinois House District.

On Tuesday, the Fithian Republican won his bid for the seat against Democratic opponent Cynthia Cunningham of rural Royal.

Vermilion County clerk easily wins re-election

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Cathy Jenkins said today will be business as usual — with a little celebrating on the side.

Voters in Danville and Vermilion County returned the incumbent county clerk to her office in Tuesday’s election.

Westville Historical Depot and Museum design flag for Village of Westville

by Rose Hawkins

“Westville is RICH in History,” Gary DelHaye began. “The Westville Historical Depot and Museum decided that we needed a Heritage Flag depicting some of that history.  So we partnered with Paul Miller of the Miller Advertising Group to design one.”

Trick or Treat Times

The following are the trick or treat times in area towns. All times take place on Wednesday, October 31.

Catlin- 4-8 p.m.

Chrisman- 5-8 p.m.

Danville- 5-8 p.m.

Fairmount- 6-8 p.m. Only go to houses with their porch lights on.

Georgetown- 5-8 p.m.

Vote on Eisenhauer's successor fulfills Danville alderman's dream

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After more than two hours of closed-door discussions Tuesday night, Danville aldermen voted 13-0 to appoint Alderman Rickey Williams Jr. as acting mayor.

Eisenhauer: ‘My interest is to finish my career in Rantoul’

by Dave Hinton
Editor, Rantoul Press

Mayor Chuck Smith has selected Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer as Rantoul’s next village administrator. 

The Rantoul Village Board voted 5-0 to approve hiring Eisenhauer as the  next village administrator on October 9.

Opening for Danville mayor job draws crowd

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At least four aldermen have already expressed interest in being Danville’s interim mayor, setting the stage for what could become a contentious process to choose Scott Eisenhauer’s successor.

County Clerk warns of voter registration scam

As the November 6 General Election draws near, Vermilion County Clerk Cathy Jenkins wants to remind voters that Early Voting and Voter Registration is available in her office.

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