Archive: August, 2011


A Lot on Our Plate

August 17, 2011 There’s a lot on the City Council agenda Tuesday night, August 16. It seems like when we meet only once a month, as we do in the summer, business piles up. Liquor Control Commission The grocery stores finally can apply for licenses. Arnold’s Market, Neighborhood Co-op, Schnucks, Kroger, and Wal-Mart all have applications […]

Comments »

League of Women Voters: Keep Our Water

Carbondale’s Water and Sewer System Jackson County League of Women Voters Study Gayle Klam, presenting Although Carbondale’s system is in good condition, with some maintenance issues, there were some issues which we felt should be pointed out. The system is basically in good shape, due to financial investments in the system made in the past. […]

Comments »

Campus Habitat: Deadbeat and Scofflaw?

The City has posted three of Campus Habitat’s buildings as uninhabitable. Two buildings have already been vacated, with occupancy prohibited — 511 S. Graham and 508 S. Wall — two of the four buildings in the old Marshall Reed complex. Campus Habitat was given 14 days to bring 820 W. Freeman, the old Forest Hall […]

Comments »

Campus Habitat – Potential Housing Crisis

City Code enforcement finds severe problems with Campus Habitat; Up to 406 units affected. Health, Safety issues may close some student housing just as semester begins Hundreds of students may find themselves without housing as several of Campus Habitat’s apartment buildings and dormitories are failing to meet basic health and safety requirements. The City posted […]

Comments »


Donate to my blog


Thank you for your support!


Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

City Council Member Emails

City Boards and Commissions

The Mayor, with Council's advice and consent, appoints members to City Boards and Commissions. Click here for the full list of Boards and Commissions, with Board Members' and Commissioners' appointment dates.

Subscribe to Feed