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City Council OKs consignment auctions, live wrestling event

McHENRY – The City Council on Monday approved temporary-use permits for indoor auctions beginning Feb. 15, and a live pro-wrestling event Saturday.

Monthly auctions of consignment items are scheduled for Feb. 15, March 15, April 13 and May 11 at Fox River Flea Market, 3017 W. Illinois Route 120.

Temporary uses of land are permitted in any zoning district, city administrators said.

Auctions are exempt from the municipal code’s special sales ordinance.

Also approved was a permit for a “live pro wrestling” event with pyrotechnics at the McHenry Roller Rink, 914 N. Front St. It will be from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

The City Council next will meet at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in the municipal building, 333 S. Green St.


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