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Hinsdale Village Board
Among other business Tuesday, trustees:
• approved the purchase of eight Tasers, with holsters and qualification/duty cartridges, for $24,384. The weapons will replace the Hinsdale Police Department’s existing inventory, four of which have become inoperable. Four others, purchased between 2013 and 2016, are beyond the warranty period and can no longer receive maintenance. The department’s 25 officers share the eight units.
• awarded the village’s holiday lighting and decorating bid to McFarlane Douglass & Co. for $21,995. The village’s budget had earmarked $28,000 for the contract, and officials said they intend to use the remaining funds to purchase replacement light strands. The lighting and decorating installation program covers the Memorial Building grounds, Burlington Park, Brush Hill Train Station the downtown business district.
• approved a resolution authorizing an application for coronavirus relief funds provided to DuPage County Under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief And Economic Security (C.A.R.E.S.) Act. Under an agreement, county municipalities are eligible to receive $51.84 per resident based on the most recent census population data. Hinsdale is therefore eligible to receive up to $797.662 in reimbursable COVID-related expenses.
• approved payment of the accounts payable for Aug. 8-28 in the amount of $1.14 million. Among the expenses were $36,587 for a new utility truck and $28,353 for elm and ash tree injections.