District 300 $595,000 payback to City of Du Quoin has a chance

Du Quoin Mayor Guy Alongi is withdrawing his request for $125,000 to Du Quoin Community Unit District 300 to help with off-season pool repairs.Instead, he wants the entire $585,000 owed the city through the inter-governmental agreement that followed voter approval of the half-cent sales tax to help fund the local share of school bonds. That agreement says that District 300 will rebate the $585,000 to the city to cover its infrastructure costs when the school was built. It would likely come in the form of a long term payback.In his Monday night remarks to the council, Mayor Alongi said:"I need to give the City Council an update about a meeting we had on October 6 wit