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Honorary Street Naming for Royce Elliott
Aug 7 –
On Friday, August 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm, an Honorary Street Naming Ceremony for Royce Elliott will be held on Evans Street between the intersections of Monroe and Perry Streets. Royce Elliott was a nationally known comedian who was raised in Morton Square Park. He attended Irving Elementary School and graduated from Woodruff High School.
Royce became a popular comedian in every major entertainment venue in the United States and Canada.
OneWater Committee Meeting
Aug 19 –
This meeting will be a discussion of a potential rate method for the stormwater utility. The City will be explaining three different types of rate methods and providing a staff recommendation for the Committee’s consideration. If time allows, the Committee may also brainstorm possible credits for the program.
Honorary Street Naming for Melvin Getz, Founder of Getz Fire Equipment Company
Aug 20 –
On Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 2:00 pm, an Honorary Street Naming Ceremony for Melvin Getz will be held at the corner of Adams Street and McCall Street. Melvin Getz founded Getz Fire Equipment Company in 1957. Mr. Getz started the business going door to door. In the past 58 years, Getz Fire Equipment Company expanded to employ 125 people and serve customers in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri.