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Edgar Co. Board appoints Lorenzen, Voigt named Chairman (video) –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On September 9, 2015

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) –
The Edgar County Board voted to appoint Derrick Lorenzen to fill the vacant county board seat after the resignation of Ben Jenness.
The board also voted to elect Jeff Voigt as the County Board Chairman.
In other actions, the board lowered the speed limit of “High School Road” (west of the railroad tracks) to 45 mph, also stating that if the school board asked for a School Zone speed limit the board would approve and install the signage.
Video of Derrick Lorenzen’s oath of office is below:


Derrick Lorenzen, Chrisman, appointed to Edgar County Board


Jeff Voigt, Chairman, Edgar County Board



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1 Comment
  • Doug
    Posted at 22:38h, 11 September Reply

    I may be mistaken but a speed limit can not be changed unless a traffic speed study has been conducted by the state

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