Budgetary Approvals at Berwyn City Council Meeting

By Joannah Rivera

There were several budgetary approvals, appointments and events notices presented at the Berwyn City Council Meeting on May 24.

The meeting was called into order at 8:00 pm and began with the open forum portion.

Alderman Nona N. Chapman announced that the Berwyn Farmer’s Markets were starting on June 12 as well as Cruise Nights on Tuesdays throughout the summer months.

The Mayor then announced several appointments of Berwyn Residents including the appointment of Araceli Garza to the Historic Preservation Commission and James Swicionis to the Police Pension Fund Board.

The Library Director submitted a proposal to hire a Library Page, an entry-level position that performs administrative tasks, which was then approved by the council.

Finally, budgets for the Luminaire project, in which the high-pressure sodium street lights in various locations throughout the city would be replaced with energy-efficient LED lighting, were proposed and approved to not exceed $194,524.00.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:17 pm.

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