Godfrey Trustees are sending a message to Springfield, urging Governor Pat Quinn to veto a bill that was recently passed into law.  The waterworks charge bill would limit what municipalities in Illinois can charge for connection to a waterworks system or sewerage system, or combined waterworks and sewerage system, to new users, and prohibits the charge from exceeding 1/6 of the user's estimated annual charges for that class of service.

Trustee Jeff Weber believes this is just a political gesture.

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Trustee Mike Stumpf thinks a different fee may be a fix.

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The bill passed unanimously in both the House and the Senate, but was sponsored by State Representative Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) in the House and State Senator Kyle McCarter (R-Vandalia) in the Senate.  In other village business, July 6-12 has been declared Katie Manns week in the village.  Manns is the first state champion in track to come from Alton Middle School.   She won with a jump of 5’3” at the state meet in Peoria this year.

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