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Council prefers keeping CR 10 open The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, July 24, got a feel for what could happen if a 249-unit single-family housing development would be built on 103 acres across from the city park and ball fields on County Road 10. City Councilors reviewed a massive feasibility study for the proposed Peachtree [...]

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Bond rating upgrade makes savings possible Corcoran taxpayers got good news Thursday, July 24, in the form of a 3.3 percent true interest rate on the city’s sale of $3.14 million of general obligation utility revenue bonds. Prior to the sale, Northland Securities, Corcoran’s financial advisers, had projected a true interest rate of 3.49 percent, [...]

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City gets ready for advent of Ravinia The Corcoran City Council took two major steps on Thursday, July 10, in bringing municipal water and sanitary sewers to serve the southeast corner of the city, including the first phase of the U.S. Homes Ravinia housing development. First the council awarded a $1.8 million contract to Northdale [...]

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Corcoran residents wonder what to do  What does a homeowner do when water runs from his neighbor’s yard onto his property after every heavy rain and brings with it many inches of mud, manure and fertilizer? Where can he go for help? Greg Hoglund, of 19220 Hackamore Road, has asked these questions at more than [...]

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“Know where you want to be and how to get there,” said Corcoran City Administrator Brad Martens. He said this after the Corcoran City Council approved a city mission, vision and values statement at its June 12 meeting. The document also includes Corcoran’s strategic goals and a work plan giving dates by which tasks should [...]

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Site would be opposite ball fields The Corcoran City Council, Thursday, June 13, reviewed a proposal from Peachtree Partners LLC for 249 homes on 103.3 acres and granted the developer the first of many approvals that would be needed for the subdivision to become a reality. Peachtree requested an amendment to the city’s comprehensive plan [...]

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The city of Corcoran is taking steps to get ready for the first residents of the Ravinia housing development that soon will be located in the area west of County Road 101 and north of Gleason Road. Ravinia residents will need an entrance to their development and access to municipal sewer and water. The City [...]

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A crowd packed the Corcoran City Council chambers, Thursday, May 8, and spilled out into the hallway at Corcoran City Hall. Children sat on the floor. Most of the people wanted to find out what the City Council would decide about funding for the proposed Maple Hill Community Center. Some audience members, including Rockford schoolteachers [...]

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