City council members heard a complaint last night from Hoopeston resident Cheryl Wallace about a children’s book solicitor that was in town last week.
Two college students from another country were knocking on Hoopeston residents doors last week trying to sell children’s books, according to HPD radio personnel, Tom Brookwalter. The two gentlemen approached Wallace’s home around 8pm when her daughter was home alone then again at 8am as she was leaving for work. She addressed to the board a city ordinance of time for solicitor’s was in place she found it disturbing they were at her house at 8pm in the evening. Mayor Bill Cruisenberry said council memebers would consider setting hours in an actual ordinance.
Other Business: Temporary License for Natasha Mitchell to do hair out of her home, bounce houses and insurance in McFerren Park, modification of plans for Anderson Funeral Home for an easement into the Evans property next door to add a drive-in front of the funeral home,escort for funerals, & flooding problem on McCracken.