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At the Vermilion City Council Meeting on Monday, February 3, 2020 Steve Herron, President of Council, read a letter dated February 3, 2020 into the record from Mayor Forthofer asking Council to consider appointments to the various boards and commissions for terms beginning in 2020.

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At the Vermilion City Council Meeting on Monday, February 3, 2020 Mayor Forthofer reported that Linwood Park Company has informed the city that their lease client Burger King is vacating their lease. Vermilion's Burger King will close on June 30th.

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At the Vermilion City Council Meeting on Monday, February 3, 2020 Mayor Forthofer reported that on Tuesday, January 14th at approximately 3:40 pm, Vermilion City's phone system was flooded with robo-calls in a foreign language.

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The Regional Income Tax Agency, commonly known as RITA, is beginning a new initiative to notify taxpayers of the upcoming tax filing deadline.

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Mayor Forthofer reports that another clean up on East Liberty in Vermilion is in progress. “That ugly, condemned multi unit at 2350 East Liberty is coming down...FINALLY!” stated Mayor Forthofer, referring to the building between Hellen and Kishman streets on the north side of Liberty.

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Mayor Forthofer reports that Bulk Pickup Is Wednesday, February 5, 2020. “Alright Vermilion, haul out the big stuff for pick up this Wednesday. Items that won't fit in your trash cans. Nothing hazardous. No chemicals or explosives,” stated Mayor Forthofer.

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At the Vermilion Parks & Recreation Board meeting of January 21, 2020, Chairman Terry Parker said members from the Harbor View Project subcommittee and the administration had an informal conversation with the ‘Concerned Citizens’ who are working to save the Harbor View Mansion.

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At the Vermilion Parks & Recreation Board meeting of January 21, 2020, Chairman Terry Parker announced that a subcommittee consisting of Parker, Mayor Forthofer, Tony Valerius, Brian Holmes, Bob Cunicella and Marc Weisenberger has been formed to deal with questions about the community pool. They had their first meeting that evening.

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At the Vermilion Parks & Recreation Board meeting of January 21, 2020 Chairman Terry Parker conveyed that when they prepared their five-year capital budget they set aside savings for the beach restrooms.

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At the Vermilion Parks & Recreation Board meeting of January 21, 2020, Marc Weisenberger, Parks Supervisor, provided the board members with a Strategic Plan.

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At the Legislative Committee Meeting Of January 13, 2020, Monica Stark, Chairwoman, addressed an email from Councilwoman Barb Brady that suggested wording changes on the definition of a food truck.

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At the Legislative Committee Meeting Of January 13, 2020, Monica Stark, Chairwoman, addressed drone draft legislation that Clerk Fisher provided City Council. After review of this legislation, she felt the FAA regulations cover the city’s concerns.

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