State Representative Adam Niemerg’s (R-Dieterich) passage of HB 1920 in the House authorized the Illinois Department of Military Affairs to transfer ownership of the National Guard Armory and property in Lawrence County to the City of Lawrenceville. Sponsored by Senator Chapin Rose in the Senate, the City of Lawrenceville will receive the property as is and will be responsible for the costs of the transfer. The property must be used for public purposes or ownership will revert back to the State of Illinois.
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Time: 12:00 noon
Location: Lawrenceville National Guard Armory
1522 Porter Avenue
Lawrenceville, IL 62439
Speakers: State Rep. Adam Niemerg (102nd District)
State Sen. Chapin Rose (51st District)
Major General Richard Neely, IL National Guard
Lawrenceville Mayor David Courtney
The official transfer ceremony will include the presentation of the Armory key to the City of Lawrenceville from the Illinois Department of Military Affairs will take place with Rep. Adam Niemerg, Sen. Chapin Rose, Mayor David Courtney, and Major General Richard Neely.
The public is invited.