City of Hoopeston Street and Alley Committee met February 26.
City of Hoopeston Street and Alley Committee met Feb. 26.
Here is the agenda provided by the Committee:
In attendance were Mayor Bill Crusinberry and Committee Chair Ryan Anderson. Wade Gocking, Street/Alley Superintendent, City Attorney Charles Mockbee IV and Sam Cole with C2 Engineers were also in attendance.
Anderson called the meeting to order at 5:15 pm. The new end loader was delivered. There was discussion on the pros and cons to the Martin Max options package for the new end loader. They discussed future purchases that might be needed and the benefits to those purchases.
The request by Teasdale Foods to close a portion of Lincoln St. was discussed. The individuals in attendance talked about fire protection and possible alternate routes. The alley near the tracks was mentioned as a possible solution for access and possibly making First
Ave as a truck route.
Rerouting traffic for local use in the Daisy alley, which is an old rail bed, was discussed.
Attorney Mockbee stated a hearing would not be needed because it is not being closed.
A switch to C2 Engineers was discussed. A letter to Fuhrmann Engineering releasing information to C2 Engineers will be needed per the City Attorney. There was discussion not to renew the 50/50 sidewalk program. Possible road repairs that are needed and prioritizing them were discussed.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:45 p.m.