It was a 9-7 vote with four members absent. The Iroquois County Board meetings will now be held during evening hours.
Discussion (Tuesday) was initiated by Watseka board member Larry Hasbargen. His motion was seconded by Vince LaMie, a strong supporter for night evening in years past.
Yes votes also came from Kevin Bohlmann, Kevin Coughenour, Donna Crow, Sherry Johnson, Chad McGinnis, Dan Pursley and Jed Whitlow.
Voting against the night meeting were Charlie Alt, Lyle Behrends, Russell Bills, Ernie Curtis, Barb Offill, Marvin Stichnoth and Chairman John Shure.
Members absent included Kyle Anderson, Troy Krumwiede, Michael McTaggart and Dan Rayman.
The monthly County Board meeting will be at 6 pm on the second Tuesday. Committee meetings will continue as they are now.
County Board Chairman Shure .........
McGinnis and Coughenour were all out in favor of opening opportunity for other citizens........