Highway and Road Transportation

Oswego funds summer road projects

Oswego trustees approved two road maintenance contracts Tuesday night, with the intention to have another discussion on tax hike proposals to fund future street resurfacing projects. Trustees unanimously approved using the remaining motor fuel tax funds to cover a $214,883 low bid as part of the village's annual street resurfacing program. The contract was awarded to Builders Paving of Elburn. The streets targeted for resurfacing are within the Old Reserve Hills subdivision. The Village Board further debated but ultimately approved another $1 million supplemental street resurfacing project using budget reserves to pay for it. "I am reluctant to approve this unless this...