The Effingham County Board approved an amendment to their liquor ordinance at their meeting on Monday. The amendment will provide uniformity with liquor ordinances nearby. With this amendment, liquor sales will be allowed at 6:00am on Sundayss instead of 12:00pm.
Additionally, the Board approved the recurring budget for the University of Illinois Extension Office in the amount $94,000. They also approved the public transportation grant and downtown operating assistance program. Several fire district trustees were appointed at the meeting as well. They are Alan Davis (Watson), Dan Roedl (Altamont), Michael Bowman (Edgewood Bi-County), Robert Hoene (Sigel), and Paul Niemerg (Dieterich).
The Effingham County Board will meet on May 15th at 4:00pm.