DANVILLE — The Danville Village Council has agreed to run another composite test on the municipal building to test again for petroleum-based odors. The building will be closed starting at the end of business day Aug. 29 to Sept. 3 for the new round of testing.

The testing will occur with the new charcoal filters in place to see how, or if, the levels have lesson since their placing last week.

Bob Dile, mayor of Danville, said the council will continue to look into the history of the building and possible sources of the ongoing issue.

The odors are well below OSHA levels but several employees have voiced concerns about reoccurring symptoms caused by this mysterious odor. Dile said that employees will be given personal air purifiers to place in their offices.

An action place is in place to continue looking into the issue after the conclusion and results of the next composite test.

Joe Duncan, park committee head, brought in several options for the new fountain for the Memorial Park. The options were trickle fountains with rock bases to help with the upkeep of the fountain. The fountain will keep the original intent of the Eagle Scout project which was to symbolize the three towns that were combined to create the village of Danville.

Rob McDonald, village administrator, gave thanks to the Knox County Foundation that helped with purchased of new Christmas lights for the village that decorate the street laps. He also encouraged residents of Danville to alert the council about potholes in order to have them fixed.

In other news:

Council passed Resolution 2019-14 that authorizes the mayor/administrator and clerk-treasure to apply for, accept and enter into a Water Supply Revolving Loan Account. The purpose is to help with the removal of iron and magnesium in the water.

Quotes were given to the council about the cost of renovations to the municipal building. Further discussion is needed about the future plans.

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