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 width=Thursday night's DeWitt County Board will be the last meeting for nearly half of the current County Board, and the meeting's agenda is loaded.

After proposing a budget with a deficit thanks to a void in revenue from the Clinton Landfill, the Board will consider reducing the County levy from $1.5-million to $1.1-million.

The retirement fund for County employees, the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, or IMRF, will be voted on to be reduced from $1.11-million to $900-thousand.

Another agenda item is proposing to eliminate the liability insurance tort. It would be eliminated from $500-thousand.

After a failed attempt last year, the County Board will once again attempt to eliminate the position of Assistant State's Attorney Lars Dunn. In addition, the State's Attorney's budget could be reduced by $58-thousand.

Finally, a proposal will be voted on to eliminate several federally recognized holiday's. The proposed holiday schedule for 2015 leaves out Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Day, Spring Day (Good Friday), and Veterans Day.

Thursday's night's meeting is set for 7 pm at the DeWitt County Courthouse.

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