Five things every Lemonter needs to know Monday.
1. Lemont Village Board meeting
The Lemont Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. tonight at 418 Main Street. The meeting will include a public hearing on municipal electrical aggregation, a process that allows a municipality to bundle all residential and small commercial accounts and collectively bid the accounts to suppliers in the hope of offering a lower cost source of power for its customers. The residents of Lemont passed a referendum March 20 authorizing the village to engage in the process.
2. District 113A Special Meeting
The Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. tonight at Old Quarry Middle School, 16100 W. 127 St., to discuss requests for proposals for Old Quarry’s automation upgrade and to consider a school maintenance program grant.
3. Library offers Kindle, iPad and Nook Workshops
The Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St., Lemont, invites patrons to bring their Kindles (or devices using the Kindle app) and their library card ‑ and leave with free ebooks to read. The hands-on class, which meets at 6:30 p.m., will take participants through the process of using Overdrive to find ebooks and download them to their Kindles. A free workshop for Nook owners will take place at 7:45 p.m.
4. ComEd Open House
ComEd will host an open house regarding a project to address the increasing power needs of the Lockport, Homer Glen, New Lenox and unincorporated Will County areas at 7 p.m. at Lockport Township East High School, 1333 E. 7th St., Lockport.
5. Senior Citizen Lunch Program
Seniors ages 60 and over can enjoy hot, nutritious meals at the Lemont Community Café at the Lemont Township Community Center, 16300 Alba St., Lemont. Meals are served at 11:30 a.m. for a suggested donation of $3.25 per person for hot lunch, $3.50 per person for salad bar. The salad bar is offered Monday and Wednesday only.