Village of Bourbonnais main welcome sign

Traffic passes the Village of Bourbonnais’ welcome sign on Route 45 and Main Street NW. The village is seeing an increase in sales tax revenue.

BOURBONNAIS — Trustees approved a social media policy for use of the village’s social media accounts by the public at Monday’s board meeting.

The village maintains accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for use in informing residents of upcoming events, publishing news releases and providing media coverage relevant to village business and concerns.

The policy establishes parameters and guidelines for the public’s use, and the village’s management of those accounts, according to the ordinance.

Jeff Bonty is a reporter for The Daily Journal. He can be reached at and 815-937-3366.


Jeff Bonty has worked for The Daily Journal since September 1986, starting in the sports department before moving to news reporting in 2002. He's a native of Indiana and graduate of Purdue University. His email is

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