Carbondale, IL leaders to discuss funding proposal

Carbondale, IL leaders to discuss funding proposal
Work has begun along Illinois Avenue east of Carbondale City Hall. It is part of the Illinois Avenue Streetscape Improvements Project.

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Carbondale, Illinois leaders are scheduled to meet on Wednesday, April 11 to discuss a funding proposal by the SIU Board of Trustees.

Southern Illinois University is set to vote on Thursday, April 12 on a proposal to take $5.125 million of state funds and reallocate them from the Carbondale campus to the Edwardsville campus.

The Carbondale city leaders will discuss the economic impact it could have on the region's economy.

Mayor John "Mike" Henry will be joined by regional leaders at the Civic Center.

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