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Village honors volunteers

The North Hudson Village Board honored some special volunteers at its regular meeting last Tuesday.

President Larry Larsen presented a certificate of appreciation to Scott Snyder, who has served the community in some volunteer capacity or another for 16 straight years, since 1992.

"It takes 110 volunteers to make the village run," said Larsen.

Also honored were the seven members of the Building Management Committee who worked diligently with architects, contractors and residents to oversee the addition and remodeling of the village hall.

The committee members included Trustee George Klein, administrator Gloria Troester, Public Works Supervisor Mark Ekblad, NHPD Chief Mark Richert and residents Wally Gregerson and Gene Shefland.

The Village Hall project started when residents approved a $760,000 referendum in the Nov. 7, 2006, election.

In other action at the June 3 meeting, the board:

  • Approved a Class A beverage license renewal for the Village Liquor Store July 1-June 30, 2009.
  • Approved a Class A (beer only) license for Freedom Valu Center.
  • Appoved Class B beverage license renewals for The Village Inn, Mallalieu Inn, Starr's Bar, Idaho Chucks, Mama Maria's Ristorante, Northpoint Bar & Grill and Mudd's & Sudds.
  • Approved tobacco sales licenses for the Village Inn, Mallalieu Inn, Starr's Bar, Village Liquor Store, Northpoint Bar & Grill and Freedom Valu Center.
  • Approved a coin-operated amusement license for Mallalieu Inn, Starr's Bar, The Village Inn, Northpoint Bar & Grill and Mudd's & Sudds.
  • Approved claims for May of $38,275.26.
  • Tabled a request by the Pepper Fest Committee organizers to have a concrete slab set in front of the Village Hall to serve as a base for cooking gear during the festival. The Village Hall remodeling project eliminated the former cooking area. The committee requested a 6-by-43-foot slab that Pepper Fest would pay for.

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