At Monday evening’s Herscher Village Board meeting, Bob Voss reported that there are several more ash trees that still need to be cut down. 

Also, the board approved a donation to the Kankakee Kiwanis Peanut sales and agreed to the option of shipping the peanuts to military troops in lieu of receiving them. In addition, they approved an $8,000 donation to the Herscher Legion Community Center.

And, Chief Scanlon stated that the Sherriff’s speed trailer located on Park Road south of town will soon be facing the opposite direction.

In executive session, the board approved hiring two new part time officers, Kurt Quick and Donald Allison.