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Nominate Greenview's 2022 Citizen of the Year!

5/3/2022

Nominations for 2022 Greenview Citizen of the Year are open!

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Mental Health Mobile Crisis Response Launched in Menard County

4/19/2022

INTERVENTION IN REAL TIME 

People of all ages within Menard County who are experiencing a mental health crisis are now being served by the Memorial Health Mobile Crisis Response (MCR) initiative.  MCR provides an appropriate level of mental health crisis intervention in real time where the crisis is occurring, in an effort to reduce law enforcement involvement and reduce ER visits.  MCR operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days a year. THERE IS NO FEE.

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Jamie Booth Joins Village Board

4/18/2022

At the April 18, 2022 meeting, the Greenview Village Board voted to install Jamie Booth as a Village Trustee, replacing the vacancy created by the resignation of Ray VanCleve. Jamie has lived in the Village since 1999 and is dedicated to serving his neighbors!

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HOW MUCH WATER DO YOU USE AT HOME????

4/12/2022

Most people don't realize how much water an average person uses doing everyday activities.  The information below was given out by the USGS (A Division of the Department of Interior)and from HD Supply Waterworks.  The numbers below are approximations and vary based on age/size of appliance.

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Sewer Update

6/17/2021

The sewer project bids were opened approximately a month ago and those bids came in over budget, and the monthly costs to the residents were not feasible.  So instead of scraping the entire project, the board voted to do a redesign of the system to try to bring the costs down so that we can have a quality system, that meets USDA & EPA guidelines, and will keep things affordable for the residents.

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Trustee Roy Lee Retires

6/8/2021

On June the 7th the Village of Greenview held a small ceremony for Trustee Roy Lee who retired from the Village Board effective May 18th, 2021.  Not only did he serve as a Village Trustee from 2007-2021, Roy served on the park and entertainment commitee and the sidewalk and tree committe.  He chaired the employee committee and recently was appointed as chair of the sewer committee.  Trustee Lee had many accomplishment during his 14-year tenure as Trustee with some of the most prominent ones being to help build a good relationship between the employees, the board, and the residents of Greenview.  He made sure that the employees were professionally trained and received their qualifications to run the water department, was part of the committee to hire a zoning and nuisance officer and he campaigned for having a full-time Village Clerk.  He was part of getting the water billing system computerized and helped mainstream Village procedures.  The Greenview Citizen of the Year was implemented by Trustee Lee and he was instrumental in helping to get things started for the possibility of a wastewater facility in Greenview.

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Golf Cart Permit Stickers

3/24/2021

The Village Board voted to start issuing Permit Stickers for residents that have a golf cart permit.  Once a resident pays for thier yearly permit, we will issue a numbered permit sticker (much like the yearly license plate stickers).

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Water Rate Increase Effective 05/01/2021

3/24/2021

The Village of Greenview approved new water rates and charges at a public meeting on February 15.  Water customers will see an increase in their water bill for the first time in over 10 years.

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Ordinance #553

1/25/2021

NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE BONDS

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UPDATE ON VILLAGE SEWER SYSTEM

1/25/2021

The progress on the city-wide sewer system in Greenview has been slow, but it is starting to pick up steam.  The plans have been completed with the layout and the treatment plant and paperwork is being completed.  We are currently waiting on some permitting from the Illinois EPA defining the classification of our sewer system before certain things can be completed and the project can go out to bid.  With that being said, the Village Board, adopted ordinance #553 on January 18th, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO $4,892,000 SEWERAGE SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS OF THE VILLAGE OF GREENVIEW, MENARD COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEFRAYING THE COST OF ACQUIRING, CONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING AND EXTENDING SEWERAGE FACILITIES, AND RELATED MATTERS.  A copy of this ordinance was posted in the Springfield Journal Register on 01/24/2021 and can be viewed at Village Hall or viewed online at www.thevillageofgreenview.com

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UPDATE ON VILLAGE SEWER SYSTEM

1/25/2021

The progress on the city-wide sewer system in Greenview has been slow, but it is starting to pick up steam.  The plans have been completed with the layout and the treatment plant and paperwork is being completed.  We are currently waiting on some permitting from the Illinois EPA defining the classification of our sewer system before certain things can be completed and the project can go out to bid.  With that being said, the Village Board, adopted ordinance #553 on January 18th, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO $4,892,000 SEWERAGE SYSTEM REVENUE BONDS OF THE VILLAGE OF GREENVIEW, MENARD COUNTY, ILLINOIS, FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEFRAYING THE COST OF ACQUIRING, CONSTRUCTING, IMPROVING AND EXTENDING SEWERAGE FACILITIES, AND RELATED MATTERS.  A copy of this ordinance was posted in the Springfield Journal Register on 01/24/2021 and can be viewed at Village Hall or viewed online at www.thevillageofgreenview.com

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