There were a few hot issues at the Madison County Board meeting last night.  Six measures from the Transportation Committee were approved including sidewalk work in Alton and road work in East Alton, and a zoning exemption was denied in a residential neighborhood in Collinsville for farm animals. 

Funding for work on College Avenue sidewalks in Alton and work on East Alton Avenue in East Alton was approved along with four other measures from the Transportation Committee.  Transportation Committee Chairman Joe Semansian:

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The County is coming up with $51,060 for its part in fixing the sidewalks while East West Gateway Coordinating will come up with the rest.  Also yesterday, a Collinsville woman was denied a zoning exemption by the board to house chickens and goats in a residential neighborhood, in the 800 block of Bethel Road.


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