The Raymond Village Board held a meeting on Monday, July 20, with members, Mayor Dennis Held, trustees, Bob Pennock, Bill Krager, Danny Hough, Kathy Summers, Bruce Poggenpohl and Greg Bernhardt, Water Superintendent Rick Broaddus, Treasurer Sally Broaddus, Chief of Police Ben Jackson and Chris Roach for the golf course.
In police business, the board discussed resigning the 911 agreement again. By resigning the agreement, this will put all of Montgomery County on the same software system so information is easily shared between agencies.
Members voted unanimously to hire a new part-time police officer, Kimberlee Wills. An interview with Wills was held before the meeting.
During the meeting, members discussed the Illinois State law of adolescents having to be 16 years old with a licensed driver to drive a golf cart on any of the streets in town, and that side-by-sides are not legal at all. Members also discussed that golf cart drivers should yield the right-of-way to cars and move over if there is a car behind them.
Members had no new business in streets and alleys, finance or economical development.
In water and sewer business, members are waiting for a good sample of water of the new well so they can start building.
Under golf course business, the leaks in the irrigation system are being fixed. Members discussed chemicals and ways to get the greens and fairways beautiful again.
The meeting adjourned at 8:30 p.m.