Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The Lemont village board, three former mayors and Congressman Dan Lipinski were on hand Monday to celebrate the newly renovated building.
Lemont officials were joined Monday by Congressman Dan Lipinski as they rededicated their recently renovated Village Hall, 418 Main St. Renovations to the 120-year-old Village Hall began last summer and continued through January. The approximately $2.2 million in upgrades included improvements to its lobby, roof, windows, exterior doors, bathrooms and conference rooms. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - There are plenty of ways to keep up on Lemont news:
Monday, October 15, 2012
Historic limestone village hall was built in 1893, and is currently undergoing a major renovation.
Monday, October 15, 2012
The Lemont Area Historical Society (LAHS) has generously offered to share a photo and accompanying information with Patch readers each week, depicting people, places and things from the village’s storied past. This week, the LAHS highlights a photo of the Lemont Village Hall circa 1909, complete with bell tower and crooked utility pole. Built in 1893 at a cost of $13,000, the historic limestone building is currently going through a major renovation. This is a true example of the hard work and pride of the people that built the Village of Faith. The historical society invites readers to also share their photos of Lemont’s past, to be added to the LAHS archives. Discover more about the history of Lemont at the historical society museum in …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Commuters who ride METRA's Heritage Corridor Line from Lemont can purchase parking permits at Village Hall beginning at 9 a.m. Oct. 6.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Asst. Village Administrator George Schafer said officials were expected to conduct the final walkthrough with contractors so construction could begin this week.
Renovations are expected to begin this week on Lemont Village Hall, officials confirmed Monday. Village officials approved several bids for the rehabilition project during their July 9 board meeting. The village's contractor, Wight and Company, reviewed all low qualified bidder, and presented recommendations to the board. The following bids were accepted for the project: Renovations to Village Hall, located at 418 Main St., were initially expected to cost approximately $1.75 million, but officials said the project is going to be about $50,000 under budget. The building, constructed in the late 1890s, was last renovated in 1991. Although a recent assessment showed no major issues with plumbing, HVAC, roofing or overall structure, deferred …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The Village of Lemont will operate out of the former elementary school, 410 McCarthy Road, until shortly after Thanksgiving while Village Hall undergoes renovations.
Village of Lemont employees will officially open their temporary offices at Central School on Monday, July 2, as Village Hall undergoes necessary renovations. The village is expected to remain in the currently vacant school, 410 McCarthy Road, until shortly after Thanksgiving. All Village Hall services will continue to be offered, and all phone numbers will remain the same. All village board, committee of the whole, and planning and zoning commission meetings will be held in the large training room at the Lemont Police Department, 14600 127th St. Commission meetings will be held in the police station's small conference room. In November 2011, village officials agreed to move forward this summer with necessary maintenance to Village Hall …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The Village of Lemont will be closed for business as employees move their offices to Central School on Thursday and Friday. They will re-open in their temporary location Monday, July 2.
Village Hall will be closed Thursday and Friday as village employees prepare to relocate for five months during renovations. Beginning Monday, July 2, the village will operate out of the currently vacant Central School, 410 McCarthy Road. Their offices are expected to remain there until shortly after Thanksgiving. In November 2011, village officials agreed to move forward this summer with necessary maintenance to Village Hall and the adjoining former police station, 418 Main St. The building, constructed in the late 1890s, was last renovated in 1991. Although a recent assessment showed no major issues with plumbing, HVAC, roofing or overall structure, deferred maintenance could cost the village hundreds of thousands of dollars in the next…
Monday, May 21, 2012
Both boards approved an intergovernmental agreement last week that will allow the village to operate out of the vacant school while Village Hall undergoes renovations.
The Village of Lemont and Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A reached an agreement last week that will allow village employees to operate out of Central School during renovations at Village Hall. In November, village officials agreed to move forward this summer with necessary maintenance to Village Hall and the adjoining former police station, 418 Main St. The building, constructed in the late 1890s, was last renovated in 1991. Although a recent assessment showed no major issues with plumbing, HVAC, roofing or overall structure, deferred maintenance could cost the village hundreds of thousands of dollars in the next three to five years, village officials said. Lemont trustees have already approved a $30,000 schematic design …
Monday, April 9, 2012
The Lemont Board of Trustees on Monday is also expected to approve an ordinance that holds vandals responsible for damage caused.
A public hearing will be held during the Lemont Village Board meeting Monday night before trustees vote to adopt the village's budget for fiscal year 2012-13. The board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in Village Hall, 418 Main St. Village administrators have been working on the 2012-13 budget for the past several months. According to meeting documents, the proposed budget includes about $8.3 million in operating expenditures and $8.5 million in expected revenue. The total budget includes about $21.2 million in revenue and $20.9 million in expenditures, according to the meeting packet. In his memo to the village board, Village Administrator Ben Wehmeier said "the current economic condition results have begun to stabilize with limited growth…
Monday, January 2, 2012
Which places in town are closed today? Before you head out, check out our quick-hit list of places observing the holiday.
Still enjoying a long holiday weekend? It's OK, you're not the only one. But because New Year's Day fell on a Sunday this year, today is the observed holiday. Here are a few places closed Monday: Village Hall Closed Monday, Jan. 2. Will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 8 a.m. Lemont Post Office Closed Sunday (normal business hours), observing holiday on Monday, Jan. 2. Will reopen Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 8 a.m. Waste Management Waste Management will be closed Monday, Jan. 2. Trash pickup will be delayed by one day. The Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St., and all Lemont Park District facilities are open during regular business hours.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Five things every Lemonter needs to know Tuesday.
After a four-day holiday weekend, Village Hall, 418 Main St., will re-open for business Tuesday. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St., is hosting a "Movie on the Wall" from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday. The movie will be Kung Fu Panda 2, starring Jack Black. Admission is free with a canned good donation to the Lemont Food Pantries. Love Lemont's businesses? So do we. That's why we've decided to honor the best business of 2011 with our inaugural Lemont Patch Business of the Year award. We received nominations for seven businesses last week; now it's up to you. Voting is open until 5 p.m. Friday. CLICK HERE to place your vote. Lemont police recovered a lost female Yorkie on Christmas Day in the 12800 …