RACINE — Racine Village County recently held its July meeting, approving items as requested.
Council accepted the resignation of officer Chris Pitchford from the police department.
A request was approved from Abe Proffitt to close a section of Sixth Street from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. during the 9-11 Memorial Ceremony to be held during Racine’s Party in the Park. This was also done last year.
Council approved the repair of the police cruiser at AB&T Auto in Racine.
Fiscal Officer Janet Krider reported that she had received a letter from the county auditor’s office that the village has no levy expiring in 2017, but that a .70 mill fire levy expires in 2018. Any levy proposed for the November 2017 election must be filed by Aug. 9.
The village also received a letter from the Registrar of Motor Vehicle acknowledging the receipt of the ordinance authorizing the motor vehicle registration fee. The permissive fee goes into effect in January 2018.
Council authorized the fiscal officer to submit the financial paperwork to the County Budget Commissioner for the 2018 village budget.
Mayor Scott Hill reported that the water project should be finished around Labor Day.
A reminder was given that water leak insurance is now due. The cost if $12 for the 12 months beginning July 2017.
Council members present for the meeting were Robert Beegle, Ron Clark, George Cummins and Chad Hubbard.
The next council meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 7.
Information provided by Councilman Robert Beegle.