Gazette.2009.11.01 by wuxiangyu


									                                             Maryville Village Gazette
          Volume 6, No 6                                                                                    November 1, 2009

          The Maryville Village Gazette is published bi-monthly under the authority of the Village of Maryville as a means
          of disseminating information of general interest to all Maryville residents. Although both official and unofficial
          information is included, this publication is not to be construed as an official document for legal notifications or other
          legal purposes.
          More Village information is available at the Village Website at: Public input, written or e-
          mailed, must be received in the Village Offices, attention Village Gazette, no later than the 15th of the month
          preceding the month of issue. Future issue months and last date to receive submissions are:
                                     Dates of Issue                       Last Date for Submissions
                                     January 1, 2010                          December 15, 2009
                                      March 1, 2010                           February 15, 2009

                                                                            Thursday, November 26th & Friday November 27th in
From the Village:                                                            observance of Thanksgiving
                                                                            Wednesday, December 23rd beginning at 12 Noon for our
                  OFFICE OF THE MAYOR                                        employee Christmas party.
                                                                            Thursday, December 24th in observance of Christmas Eve
    The Holiday Season is quickly approaching and with that                 Friday, December 25th in observance of Christmas Day
comes the end of another year. 2009 was again a successful                  Friday, January 1st in observance of New Year’s Day
and busy year for the Village of Maryville. Thank you to the                   On behalf of the Village of Maryville’s Board of Trustees and
voters who offered me your support and re-elected me to                    the Village employees, we wish you and your family a very joyous
another term as your Mayor. I truly consider it an honor to                holiday season.
serve the residents of this great community.
    I would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of the         Larry Gulledge, Mayor
individual volunteers and volunteer committees who have helped
with numerous projects throughout this past year. I hear many                            OFFICE OF THE VILLAGE CLERK
positive comments from individuals who pass through town
regarding the appearance of Maryville. This would not be                        Voter registration and change of address may be done at
possible if not for the many volunteers who come out and help              Village Hall Monday thru Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Voting is a
in so many ways. Thanks to all of you!                                     privilege, take advantage of it!
    If you would like to be notified of special projects needing                In order to register you must meet the following
volunteer help, please contact my assistant, Jolene Henry (345-            qualifications:
7028 x6 or, with an email address or               Be at least 18 years of age
telephone number. We would be happy to add you to our                          Be a United States Citizen
contact list.                                                                  Live in Madison County
    Construction is almost complete on Phase I of the road                     Show 2 types of identification (1 of which must have your
improvement project to Lakeview Acres Road.               Weather                current address listed). Also, it is required that you use your
permitting; both lanes of traffic should be open by the end of                   Social Security Number (or at least the last 4 digits or your
November, with Phase I being completed by mid-December.                          driver’s license.)
Phase II of the improvement project is currently on hold.                      Been at your current residence at least 30 days prior to the
Maryville was awarded a $1.8 million dollar grant from the State                 date of the next coming election
of Illinois for this project. To date we have received just under               We also have notary publics available to notarize documents
$607,000 of this total.          We are currently waiting on               for you. Notaries are available Monday through Friday between 8
approximately $950,000 as reimbursement of expended funds.                 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The State has assured us that we will receive the total $1.8                    Please call Village Clerk, Thelma Long at 345-7028 ext. 4 for
million; however, they cannot release the funds until a bond sale          more information.
is completed. To date, no one has been able to tell us when
that will be. Until we know that the remaining grant funds are                      EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION
being released, we will not start Phase II of the project. I will
keep you posted as we find out more information.                               Beginning in August, the State of Illinois began offering a new
    Please feel free to contact me with your questions,                    service connected to your driver's license. You can go to the web
comments and suggestions.           Your opinion and input is              site below and add two emergency contacts to your license data.
important.       I can be reached at 345-7028 x7 or at                     That way, if you are incapacitated in some way, your license can                                                     be scanned and the emergency contacts retrieved. It only takes
    For your information following are the dates that Village Hall         two minutes to complete. Below is the web address for the site:
and the Public Works Department will be closed in observance of  
the upcoming holidays:
 Wednesday, November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day

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fraudsters access to your profile and personal information.              devices. This is an effective tool,‖ said Maryville Police Chief Rich
These programs will automatically send messages to your                  Schardan. ―We can advise about traffic situations, water boil
"friends" list, instructing them to download the new application         orders, safety tips, community events, and ask for community
too.                                                                     assistance in solving crimes or locating a missing person.‖
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    Tips on avoiding these tactics:
 Adjust Web site privacy settings. Some networking sites                Chief Rich Schardan
     have provided useful options to assist in adjusting these
     settings to help protect your identity.                                                   FIRE DEPARTMENT
 Be selective of your friends. Once selected, your "friends"
     can access any information marked as "viewable by all                   The Fire Department had 70 responses in August. 54 were
     friends‖.                                                           for medical service with the remaining being for fire / rescue.
 You can select those who have "limited" access to your                     The Fire Department had 65 responses in September. 52
     profile. This is for those whom you do not wish to give full        were for medical service with the remaining being for fire /
     friend status to or with whom you feel uncomfortable                rescue.
     sharing personal information.                                           With the cold weather season upon us remember to properly
 Disable options and then open them one by one such as                  maintain your furnace and chimney to reduce the risk of fire and
     texting and photo sharing capabilities.          Users should       carbon monoxide emergencies.
     consider how they want to use the social networking site. If            Burning of leaves and limbs is permitted in the Village on
     it is only to keep in touch with people then perhaps it would       Fridays and Saturdays only during daylight hours, weather
     be better to turn off the extra options which will not be           permitting.
     used.                                                                   Santa Fest will be held at the Firehouse on Saturday,
 Be careful what you click on. Just because someone posts               December 5, 2009. Santa will arrive at 10 a.m. Activities and
     a link or video to their "wall" does not mean it is safe.           photos with Santa will be available. This event is sponsored by
    Those interested in becoming a user of a social networking           the Maryville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
site and/or current users are recommended to familiarize
themselves with the site's policies and procedures before                Kevin Flaugher, Fire Chief
encountering such a problem. Each social networking site may
have different procedures on how to handle a hijacked or                                   BUILDING AND ZONING
infected account; therefore, you may want to reference their
help or FAQ page for instructions. Individuals who experienced               Building Permit fees collected in August were $6,222.55 with
such incidents are encouraged to file a complaint at                     an estimated valuation of $1,774,000. Building Permit fees reporting the incident.                                      collected in September were $9,685.05 with an estimated
                            Officer News                                 valuation of $2,315,175.
    On November 13, 2009 Officer Brian Gessi will complete               The following permits were issued in August, 2009:
the Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy at the                        Perm No/Name/Address/Zoning/Type/Use
Southwestern Illinois Police Academy. He will then begin the             09-081/Vantage Homes/2251Amberleigh-Lot168/PD-R/New/SingleFamily
Maryville Police Department Field Training Program under the             09-082/Vantage Homes/2270Amberleigh-Lot 55/PD-R/New/Single Family
                                                                         09-083/Vantage Homes/6746Manchester-Lot29/PD-R/New/Single Family
guidance of Sgt. Rob Carpenter.
                                                                         09-084/Pamela French/908 Andra/SR - 2/Pool/Single Family
                                                                         09-085 /McRae - Midkiff/2023 Vadalabene Dr./B - 1/Sign/Commercial
                                                                         09-086/T.C.S., Inc/2116 Tuscany Ridge Ct-Lot#9/SR-2/New/Single Family
                                                                         09-087/Gary Wrigley/2109 uscanyRidgeCt-Lot#15/SR-2/New/SingleFamily
                                                                         09-088/Cathy Voegele/2915 N. Center St. /B - 1/Temp Sign/Commercial

09-089/Thomas Grimm/2916 Cambridge Pt. /SR - 2/Pool/Single Family         Treasurer. Other non-elected positions include a public relations
09-090/Marty Abilez/2790 Deerfield/SR - 2/Deck/Single Family              officer and volunteer coordinator. Meetings are attended by the
09-091/William O'Dell/7346 W. Main St./SR - 2/Pool/Single Family          Mayor and a Village Trustee, who are not voting members of the
09-092/Maggie Mueller/6835 Kensington/PD - R/Deck/Single Family
                                                                          MCIB, but offer guidance and insight to topics being discussed.
09-093/Osborn Homes/1868Wellington-Lot#116/SR-2/New/Single Family
09-094/Osborn Homes/1872Wellington-Lot#117/SR-2/New/Single Family         All MCIB programs that require the expenditure of Village funds
09-095/Osborn Homes/1876Wellington-Lot#118/SR-2/New/Single Family         need a vote by the Village Board for approval.
The following permits were issued in September, 2009:                         Moving forward, a list of projects was compiled in 2007. One
Perm No/Name/Address/Zoning/Type/Use                                      of the first successful projects started by the MCIB was a
09-096/Vantage Homes/6822Hampshire-Lot207/PD-R/New/Single Family          landscaping project around the Centennial marker, the corner of
09-097/Vantage Homes/6820Hampshire-Lot208/PD-R/New/Single Family          Routes 159 and 162, and at the Blue Star marker in Firemen’s
09-098/Vantage Homes/6818Hampshire-Lot209/PD-R/New/Single Family          Park. Many residents commented on how beautifully designed
09-099/Vantage Homes/6816Hampshire-Lot210/PD-R/New/Single Family          these plantings were and how much they added to the
09-100/Vantage Homes/6777Oxborough-Lot38/PD-R/New/Single Family           atmosphere of the community.
09-101/American General/2921NCenterSte#1/B-1/WallSign/Commercial
                                                                              MCIB members have been involved with the procurement of a
09-103/John Conners/6851 Kensington Dr. /PD - R/Deck/Single Family        Safe Routes to School grant, served on the 2008 Village of
09-104/Charter Comm./200 W. Division/B - 1/Accessory/Commercial           Maryville Comprehensive Plan update, and volunteered for work
09-105/Sure Vision/12 Professional Pk./B - 1/Alteration/Commercial        days in Drost Park and to clean up the community.
09-106/Larry Gulledge/900 Oakridge /SR - 2/Addition/Single Family             Sub-committees include: Banner Program, Civilian Emergency
09-107/Jerry Reed/2711 Keebler Rd./SR - 2/Patio Cover/Single Family       Response Team (CERT), Community Services, Fall Festival,
09-108/Clay Fischer/2101 TuscanyRidge-Lot#13/SR-2/New/Single Family       Green, Khoury League Opening Day, Streetscape, Village Wide
09-109/Next Generation/1877CrimsonOak-Lot81/SR-2/New/Single Family        Garage Sale, Welcome To Maryville signs, and Yard Of The
09-110/Lerch Homes/2100 Williams/SR - 2/New/Single Family
                                                                          Month. These sub-committees are comprised of members of the
09-111/Lerch Homes/2104 Williams/SR - 2/New/Single Family
09-112/Musec Homes/7013 Magona Ct.-Lot#30/SR-2/New/Single Family          MCIB as a whole and a chair is chosen amongst those members
                                                                          to represent the sub-committee.
Kevin Flaugher, Building & Zoning Administrator                               Last year, the MCIB created a committee and helped to form a
                                                                          Civilian Emergency Response Team (CERT).              This saw the
                                                                          successful training of several community members. This year the
                       PUBLIC WORKS
                                                                          CERT team assisted with the annual Homecoming parade and
                                                                          attended a variety of drills and exercises. 2009 marks the second
                  Brush and Limb Collection
                                                                          year of the Yard Of The Month program. Yards are nominated by
 Brush and limb collections are the first Monday and Tuesday
                                                                          the public and a vote is completed by the committee members
  of each month.
                                                                          and the winners are given an engraved rock for their landscaping
 Residents will need to have all brush and limbs placed within
                                                                          and acknowledged as winners on the Village electronic sign
  10’ of the street curb (please be aware that the debris must
  not block sidewalks, streets or alleys).
                                                                              The MCIB has been very successful this year with community
 Brush and limbs need to be cut into manageable pieces ―able
                                                                          projects such as the sponsorship of the Khoury League Opening
  to be carried by one person‖.
                                                                          Day, Village Wide Garage Sale, Healthy Community Day, and Fall
 Residents must call 345-7028 ext. 1 prior to the collection
                                                                          Festival. After these successful projects, the MCIB plans to
  days (the first Monday and Tuesday of each month) with the
                                                                          continue these projects next year and add more projects to this
  address needing collection.
                                                                          growing list in the future.
 Brush and limb drop off will also be available at the Water
                                                                              This year saw the addition of decorative banners to the
  Tower (located at the end of East Main St.) on the first
                                                                          telephone poles along 159 – a project completed by the MCIB in
  Monday and Tuesday of each month.
                                                                          just a few short months. Sponsorships from Maryville businesses
 Residents who would like the resulting mulch (free of charge)
                                                                          offset the cost of these banners and brackets. This year also saw
  may call 345-7028 ext. 1 to make arrangements for pickup.
                                                                          the completion of the Welcome To Maryville sign, a project that
                                                                          was started when the MCIB originally began and took almost two
Patrick Presson, Public Works Director                                    years of planning and decision making by the MCIB and Village
                                                                          Board. Just recently, MCIB members put together a proposal to
         VOLUNTEER COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHT                                    add plants to the Welcome sign – a project completed in just a
                                                                          few weeks.
     MARYVILLE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT BOARD                                    A new committee established earlier this year to focus on
    The Maryville Community Improvement Board (MCIB) was                  recycling and other related issues is the Green Committee. The
created in November 2006 after a call for volunteers from the             committee is working on several projects presently to bring to the
Mayor. The first meeting was well attended and it was decided             businesses and residents of the Village.
that 21 volunteers would form the committee, by far the largest               Future plans include reviewing the Village sign ordinance,
of the Village committees. The MCIB meets the first Monday of             upgrading the look of the Welcome signs around the Village and
each month at 7 p.m. at Village Hall and meetings are open to             creating an MCIB website. The MCIB will meet later this month to
the public.                                                               prioritize its goals and focus for the upcoming year.
    The mission statement of the MCIB is:           ―To make                  The MCIB is always looking for ideas and suggestions to make
recommendations to the Board of Trustees on general and                   the Village of Maryville a better place. If you have any ideas or
specific issues calculated to result in an improvement of                 suggestions please feel free to attend one of our monthly
Maryville facilities, housing, general appearance, beautification,        meetings or submit them in writing to the Village.
health and welfare issues, maintenance, and/or aspects intended
to improve the quality of life for Maryville residents‖.                  Scott Allen, Chairperson
    Officers are elected by a majority vote of the MCIB and
include a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, and

  MARYVILLE PARKS & RECREATION COMMITTEE                                   submit their artwork on something in or around Maryville, thus
                                                                           the name ―Best of Maryville‖. The 3 areas of focus for High
             Maryville Turkey Trot - November 14                           School, Amateur and Open include landscapes, close-ups and
     November 14, Maryville Park & Rec will host its 5th annual            people/animals. Cash prizes will be awarded. Keep your camera
5K Run & 1M Walk/Run Turkey Trot in Drost Park. Registration               ready or get those paint brushes out and enter your work in
is from 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. The races start at 9:00 a.m. The pre-            March, 2010!!!
registration entry fee is $15, on race day the entry will be $20.                             2010 Movies in the Park
The first 200 5K entrants will receive a long sleeve T-shirt at                2009 was another successful summer of Movies in the Park.
registration.                                                              Thank you to all of our movie and refreshment sponsors. The
     To pre-register, go online to and             Park & Rec Committee would like your input for the selection of
download the entry form. Return the form with your $15 check               movies for the summer of 2010. Located on the last page of this
to the Village of Maryville, Parks & Rec, 2520 N. Center,                  edition of the Gazette is a movie selection form. Please complete
Maryville, IL 62062 by November 13th at 4:00 p.m. For the 1M               the form and return as instructed. We look forward to seeing you
Walk/Run, simply come the day of the race and sign up.                     next summer at Maryville’s Movies in the Park!
     For more information for the 5K Run, call Darryl or Carol
Frerker at 288-3142. For the 1M Accuracy Walk/Run call Sharon                  MARYVILLE HERITAGE & MUSEUM COMMITTEE
Petty at 345-1837.
               Maryville Holiday Lighting Contest                              The Heritage & Museum Committee is looking for volunteers.
     The Annual Holiday Lighting Contest, sponsored by Maryville           If you would be interested in helping in any area, please complete
Parks & Rec, is underway, but with two new twists. Residents of            the form below and bring or mail to Village Hall, 2520 N. Center
the Village will not need to nominate anyone this year.                    St., Maryville, 62062. For your information, the Heritage &
Members of the committee will travel throughout the Village in             Museum Committee meet the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00
search of the best displays. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place displays will be       p.m. at the Museum, located in the old firehouse at the corner of
chosen based on theme, imagination and decoration. Also new                E. Zupan & Donk Streets.
this year, the committee will award the 1st place winner a sign
which they can display in their yard. In January the winners will
be honored at the first Board meeting of 2010 and their names
will be added to a plaque which will be permanently displayed in
Village Hall. The committee will start judging the week of
December 14th and winners will be announced during that
week. If you have any questions, call Butch at 346-1686 or Jill                         Volunteer for Heritage and Museum Committee
at 288-7189.
         Maryville’s New Year’s Day Scavenger Hunt
     Instead of sitting on the couch all day or going to the mall          Address_____________________________________________________
and spending $$$, why not check out the 4th Annual Scavenger               Phone #____________________ Email___________________________
Hunt sponsored by the Maryville Parks and Rec Committee on
January 1, 2010 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. The event will start at              How can you help?
the Maryville Seniors’ Center, 500 E. Division Street. Participants
will receive a sheet with questions and a map, but will also need               □    Would like to be on the committee
a digital camera to record their findings! Finding the answers
                                                                                □    Would like to help catalog pictures and artifacts
around the Village should take about one hour. Participants will
return to the Senior Center with their pictures on the camera                   □    Would like to help research local history
and enjoy some hot chocolate, light refreshments and laughs.
In case of extremely inclement weather (snow, sleet or rain that                □    Would like to help create and arrange exhibits
would make the event dangerous), the event will be cancelled.
For more information contact Sharon at 345-1837, Carol at 288-                  □    Would like to help preserve museum artifacts
3142 or Judy at 288-9232. The event is FREE and open to
anyone who wants to have a good afternoon of fun!!!                             □    Would like to help secure more pictures or artifacts
         Maryville Discovery Series in February 2010
                                                                                □    Would like to help with construction within the Firehouse
     Maryville Parks & Rec will host their 4th Discovery Series                      museum
event every Sunday in February. Each Sunday at the Maryville
Seniors’ Center, 500 E. Division St., from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., four              □    Would like to volunteer to help keep the museum open certain
different topics will be introduced to those interested in learning                  hours every week
more about a new hobby, skill, or interest. Participants will get
hands on experience and/or handouts about each of the                           □    Would like to help search and apply for grants
subjects. All of the topics have not been selected. If you have
                                                                                □    Would like to help with fundraising
an idea for something you would like to learn about or if you are
willing to teach a session that might be of interest, call Sharon               □    Other:
at 345-1837, Carol at 288-3142 or Judy at 288-9232.                                  ___________________________________________________
            “Best Of Maryville” Art Contest & Show
     Maryville will host its 7th ―Best of Maryville‖ Art Contest and       Clip & bring or mail to Village Hall, 2520 N. Center, Maryville 62062
Show on March 14, 2010 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the Maryville
Seniors’ Center (500 E. Division St.). Artists and photographers
can enter in 5 different age divisions: K-3rd Grade, 4-8th Grade,
High School, Amateur and Open. Grade School students can
enter art work on any subject they choose, but all others must

          2010 CENSUS – IT’S IN OUR HANDS
                                                                          From the Community:
                    Why fill out the census form?
    Every household in the country will receive a questionnaire in                     MARYVILLE OUTREACH CENTER
2010. To ensure an accurate and fair count of all populations at
all geographic levels in the nation, the Census Bureau needs you              The Boy Scouts will once again be collecting food this
or someone in your household to respond to the census                     Thanksgiving season to help stock the Food Pantry. Bags will be
questionnaire.                                                            distributed on Saturday, November 14th and picked up on
 It’s important. – Census data affects funding for your                  Saturday, November 21st in the morning. Please place non-
     community, your community’s representation in Congress               perishable food, toiletry and/or cleaning products in the bags and
     and your community leader’s planning decisions.                      leave by your front door by 9 a.m. on the 21st.
 It’s easy. – The census questionnaire takes only a few                      The Food Pantry will need volunteers to help sort the food
     minutes to answer and return by mail.                                and other items brought in by the Boy Scouts. Help will be
 It’s confidential. – Your responses are protected by law                needed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 21st. If you can
     (Title 13, U.S. Code, Section 9).          All Census Bureau         give an hour or two during this time, it would be greatly
     employees have taken an oath to protect confidentiality and          appreciated. If you have questions or need more information,
     are subject to a jail term, a fine – or both – for disclosing        please       contact       the        Outreach      Center       at
     any information that could identify a respondent or        
     household.         (For       more       information,    visit           The Maryville Outreach Center is located at 504 East Division                                             Street (next to the Senior Citizen’s Center).
 It’s required by law. – The information you provide is                                        Telephone: 345-9693
     combined with responses provided by your neighbors and                             E-Mail:
     other households across the country, to provide summary                              Food Pantry Hours of Operation
     statistical data that are used by various local, state and                            Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
     federal agencies.                                                                      Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
                         Why is it important?                                               Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
 Census affects funding in your community. – Census                                   Grandma’s Attic Hours of Operation
     data directly affects how more than $400 billion per year in                          Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
     federal and state funding is allocated to communities for                           Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     neighborhood improvements, public health, education,                                 Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
     transportation and much more. That's more than $4 trillion                             Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
     over a 10-year period. Spending just a few minutes to fill                            Residence Assistance Program
     out your census form will help ensure your community gets                              Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
     its fair share of federal and state funding.
 Census affects your voice in Congress. – Mandated by                        VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT MARYVILLE MANOR
     the U.S. Constitution, the census is also used to apportion
     seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and to redistrict              If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer project that really
     state legislatures.                                                  helps someone in need or you have a service project that needs
 Census affects your representation in state and local                   to be completed, becoming a volunteer for Maryville Manor’s
     government. – Census data is used to define legislature              Activity Department may be the positive experience you’re looking
     districts, school district assignment areas and other                for.
     important functional areas of government.                                 Maryville Manor offers daily activities for their residents, but
 Census informs your community's decisions. – The                        could use some additional help with assisting some of the
     census is like a snapshot that helps define who we are as a          residents in playing Bingo, cards, etc. A volunteer could also
     nation. Data about changes in your community are crucial             arrange to visit some of the residents that do not have family in
     to many planning decisions, such as where to provide                 the area.
     services for the elderly, where to build new roads and                    If you are interested in helping, please call Sarah
     schools, or where to locate job training centers.                    Baumgartner, Activity Director, at 288-5999. Maryville Manor is
                                                                          located on Vadalabene Drive, across from Alfonzo’s.

                                                                              MARYVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY DISTRICT

                                                                                        Location: #8A Schiber Court
                                                                                     Web Address:
                                                                             Telephone: 288-3801 Email:
                                                                                               Library Hours:
                                                                              Monday/Tuesday/Thursday      1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
                                                                              Wednesday                    9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
                                                                              Friday                       1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
                                                                              Saturday                     9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
                                                                                              Closed on Sunday

                                                                                                  Holiday Closures
                                                                          Maryville Community Library will be closed November 11, 26, and 27
                                                                          and December 25 and 26.

                     Family Gingerbread Day                                                           Book Drop
    Come celebrate Family Reading Night with the Maryville                     For your convenience, we have a book drop located on the
Community Library. Family Reading Night, sponsored by Jesse                library’s front porch. Please do not place video tapes, CD’s, or
White, Secretary of State and State Librarian, is a statewide              DVD’s in the bookdrop because they can be crushed by books or
event that encourages families to spend quality time reading               damaged by extreme temperatures. Books Only Please!
together. On Saturday, November 21st at 2:00 p.m. we are
hosting a Family Gingerbread Day.            $5.00 will reserve a              The Maryville Community Library is located at 8 Schiber Court
gingerbread house for your family to decorate. Decorating                  off Vadalabene Road. Established in 2006 as a member of the
supplies, Gingerbread stories, snacks and crafts are included in           Lewis and Clark Library System, the library offers a schedule of
this fee. Space is limited, so call 288-3801 to register today!            activities including story hour, summer reading programs, a teen
The registration deadline is November 14.                                  book club and adult programs on a variety of topics. More
                            Book Sale                                      information about these programs and other library services can
    There are books of all kinds: the latest fiction, cook books,          be found at the library’s web site or by
bios, children’s books, and more.          Hidden treasures, old           calling 288-3801.
favorites, and new discoveries can all be yours for $3.00 a bag.
The on-going book sale is held during regular library hours, six                            COMMUNITY CHURCHES
days a week. Stop by and browse. We’ll even help you carry
books to your car.                                                                        First Baptist Church of Maryville
        Upcoming Programs Sponsored by the Library                                       7110 State Route 162 (618) 667-8221
                       Preschool Storytime                                             
    Preschool Storytime registration is ongoing at Maryville
Community Library. Storytime is an interactive program of                                Upward Basketball and Cheerleading
stories, songs, finger-plays, and fun for you and your child. The               Evaluations: November 7 | Practices: Week of December 7
Fall session will meet every Wednesday morning at 10:30 from                                  Games Begin: January 2, 2010
September 16 through November 18.                Pre-registration is            Register early! The required Player Evaluation/Orientation
required.                                                                  date is quickly approaching (November 7).                   Upward
                       Saturday Storytime                                  Basketball/Cheerleading is for boys and girls in grades
    Join us at Maryville Community Library every Saturday at               Kindergarten-Grade 6.       Cost is $65/child or $75/child after
10:30 a.m. for regular Storytime. Saturday Storytime is an                 October 25 and includes a reversible jersey, t-shirt, music CD, car
interactive program of stories, crafts, songs, and fun for you and         magnet, and end-of-season award for all basketball players.
your child. This Storytime is for all ages. No registration is             Cheerleaders will receive a uniform, megaphone, poms, car
required. Hope to see you there!                                           magnet, music CD, and end-of-season award. Optional basketball
                       Teens @ the Library                                 shorts and cheerleading turtlenecks can be purchased at a cost of
    If you would like to read a book and discuss it with the               $15.
Teens @ the Library at their next meeting, stop by the Maryville                ALL PLAYERS MUST ATTEND A MANDATORY EVALUATION on
Community Library to join and receive a free copy of the next              Saturday, November 7 in the FBCM Gym. Evaluations will be held
book.                                                                      between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. for Kindergarten boys and girls,
              LARC (Ladies Adult Reading Group)                            between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. for 1-3 grades, and between 2 p.m.
    LARC meets once a month. If you would like to read a book              to 3:30 p.m. for 4-6 grades. Practices begin the week of
and join our discussion group visit the library, call 288-3801, or         December 7 and games will begin on Saturday, January 2. All
e-mail                                            practices and games are played on the campus of First Baptist
                            Fundraiser                                     Church Maryville. For more info or to register, please contact
    The Friends of the Maryville Library have collaborated with            Mark Carnes, Recreation Ministry Director (667-8221 x123 or
"My Books About Me!". This fundraising event allows you to        or visit the Recreation section of our
create a personalized child or adult book for many occasions.              web site at
Please take a moment to visit to see                                  Getting in the Christmas Mood
these wonderful books. If you wish to participate in this                          December 11-13 @ 7 p.m.| Sunday Matinee @ 3 p.m.
program, the Friends will receive a portion of the proceeds from                                  Free and Open to Public
each book sold. When ordering your book, please remember to                     Join us for an amazing night that combines the excitement of
select Friends of the Maryville Library from the Organization              Christmas with the energy of a Big Band featuring your favorite
Name drop-down box on the ordering page to guarantee that                  Christmas and Holiday Classics. This concert will certainly help
we receive a portion of each sale. Book samples are available at           you ―Get in the Christmas Mood‖ with a 100-voice choir, live
the library for preview.                                                   band, and a mix of musical styles - there’s something for
                            Databases                                      everyone! You might expect to pay $50 or more per ticket for a
    You can access the databases from our home page through                performance of this caliber, but all four performances are
Databases and Fun Things in our navigation bar on the left or by           absolutely FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Seating is first-come
clicking on the light green box near the bottom that says ―click           first-served. All shows begin at 7 p.m. For more info, visit us
here for databases ―(use library card number and last name to              online at
login).                                                                                          Christmas Eve Services
                        Did You Know???                                                         December 24 | 5 and 7 p.m.
    The Maryville Community Library is part of the Lewis and                    Join us for very special candlelight Christmas Eve services on
Clark Library System. This means you can request materials                 Thursday, December 24! For your convenience, we are offering
from other libraries, which you can check out and return to any            two service times of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m.
system library.

                    CENTRAL ILLINOIS                                                For your information Allied Waste of Edwardsville recognizes
                 COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVES                                         six holidays.     They are New Years Day, Memorial Day,
                                                                                Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas
    Following is a list of the Central Illinois Community Blood                 Day. Should your pickup day fall on or after the holiday your
 Center’s (CICBC) scheduled blood drives for November in                        trash, recycle, and yard waste will be collected one day late. For
 Madison & St. Clair Counties. The CICBC is the exclusive                       example: if your service is on Monday and Monday is a holiday,
 supplier of blood for patients in 19 area hospitals, including                 your trash and recycling pick up would then be on Tuesday. The
 Anderson Hospital, Gateway Regional Medical Center, Greenville                 Tuesday pick-ups would then be on Wednesday and so on. If the
 Regional Hospital, Memorial Hospital - Belleville, Saint Anthony’s             holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday there will be no change in
 Health Center, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Kenneth Hall Regional                    the collection schedule.
 Hospital and Touchette Regional Hospital. Please consider                          If you have any questions about this information or any
 donating at one of the below drives. For more information,                     services please call Allied’s Customer Service Representatives at
 please contact the CICBC at 618-659-0542.                                      656-6883.

Date Blood Drive/Sponsor             Address         City          Time                           GAZETTE DISTRIBUTION
11/3 Memorial Hospital         4500 Memorial Dr. Belleville      12p4p
11/4 St. Anthony’s             #1 St. Anthony’s   Alton          9a-3:30p
                                                                                     The Maryville Village Gazette is available on the Village
        Health Center                 Way
11/5 SIUE                      Route 157          Edwardsville   9a-3p          website ( If at any time you would prefer
11/9 K of C Hall               12454 State Rt 143 Highland       3p-7p          to receive a hardcopy in the mail, we would be more than happy
11/9 1st United Methodist      1100 Airport Dr.   Godfrey        3p-7p          to add your name and address to our hardcopy mailing list.
11/10 Faith Baptist Church     3899 S. Rte 159    Glen Carbon    3p-7p          Please contact Tracy Fenton at 345-7028 ext. 2 (or
11/11 Icon Mechanical          1616 Cleveland AveGranite City    10a-2p with your name and address. We
11/12 St. Joseph’s Hospital    1515 Main St.      Highland       1p-6p          are also building an e-mail distribution list to notify you when the
11/12 Gateway Regional         2100 Madison Ave. Granite City    10a-3p         issue is available for viewing on the website. If you would like
        Medical Center
                                                                                your e-mail address included, please notify Tracy Fenton. Extra
11/16 Senior Building          213 N. Prairie St. Bethalto     3p-7p
11/19 YMCA-Esic                1200 Esic Drive    Edwardsville 12p-6p           copies are also available for pickup at Village Hall.
11/23 Granite City High Sch.   3101 Madison Ave. Granite City 2p-8p                  The Village Gazette publishes information that is likely to be of
                                                                                interest to Maryville residents. The intention is that it provides
                                                                                two-way communications.           We encourage every Maryville
                BECAUSE EACH DAY IS A GIFT
                                                                                resident—no matter the age—to share information, advertise
    BJC Hospice of Alton is seeking volunteers to ensure that
                                                                                home, nonprofessional services such as lawn mowing, baby-
 ―Each Day is a Gift‖ to terminally ill patients in our community.
                                                                                sitting, yard sales, etc. Businesses wishing to be included in a
 There are many opportunities for you to help, from visiting with
                                                                                Spotlight on Business section should submit a request to
 a patient, making scrapbooks, kid’s camp, mowing yards, office
 work or simply making phone calls from your own home. By
                                                                                     Suggestions for additions to, or improvement of, the Village
 doing any of these services, you can make a difference. For
                                                                                Gazette are always welcome and will be given serious
 more information please call (618) 463-7100 or visit BJC
                                                                                consideration. Submissions or comments can be sent to the
 Hospice’s website at
                                                                                following e-mail address: or
                                                                                delivered or mailed to the Village Hall, 2520 North Center Street,
                   ALLIED WASTE SERVICES                                        Maryville.

      The Village of Maryville recently signed a new contract for
                                                                                                 Notice Regarding Liability
 trash and recycling services in the Village. The new contract is
 effective January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2013. In
                                                                                   No Village of Maryville guarantees or endorsements are given
 connection with the new contract, Allied Waste has included
                                                                                nor implied for services listed or items sold by individuals,
 Maryville in their new automated collection system.
                                                                                professional firms or businesses.      The Village of Maryville
      All residents will receive a new 95-gallon trash container and
                                                                                assumes no liability for legal issues arising from listing such
 a new 64 gallon recycle container. These new containers will
                                                                                businesses or services.
 enable more efficient and automated pickup. Residents will
 receive these initial containers free of charge. For those
 residents who want to lease an additional 95 gallon container,
 the cost will be $4 per month. Additional recycle containers will
 be provided free of charge.          Allied Waste will begin the
 automated system with the recycling containers in early
 November. The 95 gallon trash containers will follow in the near
      Monthly residential rates, effective January 1, 2010 for the
 Village of Maryville are as follows: 2010 = $12.96; 2011 =
                                                                                                  Maryville Village Gazette
 $13.61; 2012 = $14.29; 2013 = $15.00. Seniors’ monthly rates                                     2520 North Center Street
 will remain $9.00 for all 4 years.                                                               Maryville, Illinois 62062
                                                                                                      (618) 345-7028

                                2010 Maryville’s
                                 Movies in the Park
Give us an idea of your preferences. We have been focusing on movies at least 10 years old.
Disney movies are listed separately because they have restricted viewing dates and may not be
available during the summer months. Turn sheet into the Village Library, #8 Schiber Ct. or
Village Hall, 2520 N. Center Street by January 15 , 2010.

Vote for 5 of your favorites:

    □   Airplane ( 1980) PG Leslie Nielsen, Lloyd Bridges
    □   Bad News Bears (1976) Walter Matthau, Tatum O’Neal
    □   Beetle Juice (1988) PG Michael Keaton, Geena Davis
    □   Charlotte’s Web (1973) G
    □   Chariots of Fire (1981) PG Ben Cross, Ian Charleson
    □   Eight Men Out (1988) PG John Cusack & Charlie Sheen
    □   Flipper (1996) PG
    □   Forrest Gump (1994) Tom Hanks
    □   Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) PG-13
    □   Incredible Mr. Limpet (1964) G
    □   Hoosiers (1986) PG Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey
    □   League of their Own (1992) PG
    □   National Velvet (1944) Elizabeth Taylor
    □   North by Northwest (1959) Cary Grant
    □   The Princess Bride (1987) PG
    □   Rocky (1976) PG Silvester Stalone
    □   Rudy (1993) PG Ned Beatty, Sean Austin
    □   Star Wars (1977) PG
    □   Star Trek – Wrath of Khan (1983) PG
    □   The Sting (1973) PG Paul Newman& Robert Redford
    □ The Great Outdoors (1984) PG Dan Aykroyd & John Candy
    □ The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1996) NR Don Knotts
    □   The Natural (1984) PG Robert Redford, Glenn Close
    □   What’s Up Doc (1972) G Ryan O’Neal, Barbra Streisand
    □   Young Frankenstein (1974) PG Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle

Vote for only 1 Disney movie:

    □   101 Dalmations (1961) G
    □   Around the World in 80 Days G David Niven, Charles Boyer
    □   Bugs Life (1998) G
    □   Dick Tracy (1990) PG Warren Beatty, Madonna
    □   Mary Poppins (1964)
    □   Sister Act (1993) PG Whoopie Goldberg
    □   Swiss Family Robinson (1960)G

Choices not listed:


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