Mt Vernon City Council Meets

(MT. VERNON, IL) — The Mt. Vernon City Council met Tuesday evening. At the meeting, the Council approved of rezoning several locations. The first, 11322 State Route 148 from zoning classification A-G to B-2 with REC Investment, LLC. The other two were from the petitioning party of R.P. Lumber. The ordinances consisted of 12585 N. Sparrow Lane from I-A to B-2 and granting a conditional use for a lumber yard and self storage at the same address. The Council also addressed a crowd of concerned citizens at their meeting Tuesday night regarding the proposal of selling the water and sewer lines to American Water. The citizens questioned the council, as well as representatives from American Water. Most citizens asked for the choice to be put in the hands of the voters in the next election, and the council says they will finalize their choice on their meeting March 2nd.