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The Divernon Fire Department will be hydrant testing & flushing this Saturday & Sunday from 7:30 am – 4 pm in the:
Village of Divernon
Truck Stop-Rt 104 areas
Town of Glenarm
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS
Notice is hearby given that the Zoning Board of Appeals of the Village of Divernon, will hold a public hearing on October 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Village Hall, 50 East Brown Street, Divernon, IL.
The purpose of the public hearing is to hear comments and make a determination on a variance request by owner of Prairieland Farms located at 2328 West Boarman Road.
The applicant has requested a variance for the rezoning of properties located at 389 West State Rt 104 from Commercial to Industrial 2. If granted, this will allow for the property owner to manufacture and store fertilizer.
Legal description properties are:
PT W1/2 SW1/4 NE1/4 & PTLOT 2 RANDYS HOMESTEADMINOR SUB 9-13-5
PT W1/2 SW1/4 NE (103,755sqFT) 9-13-5
For questions and inquiries, the Zoning Administrator can be reached at (217) 628-3416.
Jeremy D Rhodes
Utility Assistance Programs
The Winter season will be upon us soon. Utility assistance programs will be available for income eligible households through Sangamon County Community Resources beginning as early as October 1, 2019. Ameren Illinois also offers a Home Efficiency Program. Watch the Village website (www.divernonil.com) for more information and instructions for applying for assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP).
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps eligible low-income households pay for home energy services (primarily heating during the winter months). Guidance on the application process will be posted to the Village website and available at the Village Hall beginning October 1, 2019. Required documents when applying include:
* A copy of current utility bills, both gas and electric
* A copy of current proof of 30-day income, including a copy of an annual Social Security
letter, if applicable
* A copy of a bank statement or paycheck stubs for the last 30 days
If a child in the home is receiving SSI, a copy of benefit information for the past 30-days is also necessary.
Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program (IHWAP): The Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income households conserve fuel and reduce energy costs by making their homes and apartments more energy efficient. IHWAP also provides many health and safety upgrades ensuring safe and healthy homes. Guidance on the application process will be posted to the Village website and available at the Village Hall beginning October 1, 2019.