Currently, revenues from the 1% local option sales tax are allocated to two different uses. 60% of the revenues are allocated to capital improvements and 40% are allocated to water and sewer. The change proposed to...(Continued)
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Football Contest Results - Week 9 and Final
Grand prize, free sitting at Reflections - Brian Jensen
1st place, Brian Jensen
2nd place, Doug Kerkove
BLNT, Alexus Jensen
An open letter to all Jesup residents:
After reading the explanation for changing the Local Option Sales Tax Distribution Ratio in the October 15th issue of the Citizen Herald, I would like to respond with some historical facts.

Several years ago, as Mayor, the voters approved my recommendation to change the original 100% Water and Sewer distribution of the Local Option Tax to a new distribution of 40% Water and Sewer and 60% Capital Improvements. This change was possible due to the ending bond payments for the Waste Lagoon Construction. The majority of the 60% shift to Capital Improvements is currently being used to make the 10-year revenue bond payments for our New City Hall – thereby creating Debt Service Tax Relief.
Crops & Weather Report October 28, 2014
“The agreeable weather last week allowed many farmers to make good harvest progress, but with 36 percent of corn and 81 percent of soybeans harvested we remain behind the five-year average,” Northey said. “Wet fields and rain showers continue to slow progress in some areas and hopefully warm, dry weather will allow harvest to progress in a timely manner.”
If free chocolate chunk cookies and hot chocolate aren’t enough to entice you into the Dairy Kone on Halloween evening for their annual Customer Appreciation Night, then a gigantic, stories-high bonfire might do the trick.
Moser competes at USTA Power Tumbling Meet in IL
Moser School of Dance and Gymnastic area athletes recently competed and placed well in the USTA Power Tumbling meet held in Woodhull, Illinois on Oct. 19.

Despite a somewhat clear first half, Jesup and Dike-New Hartford fought it out in the densest fog they have played through in years. Spectators in the stands could make out the players on the field, but the location of the...(Continued)
Mason Svoboda returned to the lineup to lead the Don Bosco Football team to an 102-6 victory over Tri-County last Friday night.

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