Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street
P.O. Box 667
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921


(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are:

Monday - Friday:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Closed on the following Holidays:

New Year's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Meeting Minutes

Thursday July 25, 2013, Regular Board of Trustee Meeting, 7:00 p.m.


Official proceedings of the Board of Trustee’s, Town of Chatsworth, held in the Town Council room at 7:00 p.m.


Roll call showed the following present: President Richard Runyon, Trustees Josh Bell, Terry Miller, Galen Schaffer and Shane Bell: Trustees Nick Kubiak and Will Price absent.

Also present Superintendent Ledford and Attorney Weeks.


A motion by Trustee Galen Schaffer and seconded by Trustee Josh Bell to approve the minutes of the previous meeting. Board of Trustee votes: 4 Yea


Attorney Weeks Report: Fines for 604 North 5th and 214 East Walnut have been paid.

Rule to show cause:  has been filed on 604 North 5th and 505 East Walnut, contempt, they still have not been cleaned up.


Engineering estimated cost for the water plant update will be approximately $85,000. Still researching low interest loans and grants for the water plant.


DCEO Illinois Energy Now Program grant for updating the lighting for the Town Hall, Shop and sewer plant. Total cost of $7275.00. With the grant total cost to the Town is $1,170.30. More efficient lighting will reduce the total watts from 8,936 to 3,801.

A motion by Trustee Josh Bell and seconded by Trustee Galen Schaffer to have the lighting update as stated above. Board of Trustee votes: 4 Yea


To replace the ceiling of the pavilion with new metal and soffit would be approximately $3,000.

We will still need to paint the roof and the polls. Need to have the Public Property committee meet to discuss the project, will have more information at the next meeting.


Mower quotes need to be reviewed by the Board to discuss at the next meeting.


Banners ordered for main street 7 welcome and 7 sunflower designs.


 Mary Fisher Miller Chatsworth Library Director asked what their responsibility is for sidewalks and sewer/water hookups and permits for the new Library. The Public Works and Public Utilities committees need to schedule a meeting to discuss. Trustee Miller is on both of these committees and will step down and Trustee Shane Bell will fill in for him for these committee meetings.  


A motion by Trustee Miller and seconded by Trustee Josh Bell to pay bills as presented and issue vouchers for same. Board of Trustee vote: 4 Yea 


A motion by Trustee Shane Bell and seconded by Trustee Galen Schaffer to adjourn at 7:40 pm.

 Board of Trustee vote: 4 Yea


Norma L. Kerber_____________________________Date:_________________________


Town Clerk

Town of Chatsworth