County Board Approves Highway Department Expenses And Appointments

The Bond County Board met in regular session Tuesday morning and approved three Highway Department projects; one for $5,900 on Mt. Tabor Avenue, one for $5,200 on Eighteenth Avenue, and one for $4,000 on Hopewell Avenue.

The board gave the OK to the Bond County Independence Day Festival Association to place a sign on the courthouse grounds advertising the group’s Fourth Fest, to be held this Friday evening at Patriot’s Park.

The board also approved the appointment of Dr. William Ahern and Dr. Matt McCullough to the Bond County Board of Health, each for three year terms.