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Firefighters Memorial Considered for Riverfront Park

Algonquin's Village Board will vote tonight on whether to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the fire protection district to erect the firefighters memorial.

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The Algonquin Village Board will vote tonight on whether to move forward with constructing a firefighters memorial commemorating 9/11 at . 

The memorial would include a column from the World Trade Center, according to village documents. 

The village board will decide whether to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District to construct the memorial in a portion of Riverfront Park, according to village documents. 

During a meeting on Aug. 14, Algonquin's Committee of a Whole voted to move the agreement on to a vote before the village board, which meets tonight. The village board meeting will start at 7:30 p.m. at village hall, 2200 Harnish Drive. 

If approved, the hope is to have the memorial up by September at , said village manager William Ganek during the Aug. 14 COW meeting. 

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