Five Things You Need to Know Today

April 23: Lemont Village Board, School Board meetings

Five things every Lemonter needs to know Monday.

1. Lemont Village Board meeting

The 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 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 , 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 , 1333 E. 7th St., Lockport.

5. Senior Citizen Lunch Program

Seniors ages 60 and over can enjoy hot, nutritious meals at the at the , 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.


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