Winamac Town Council Closes 2014, Plowman Honored for Years of Service

Winamac Town Hall
Winamac Town Hall

The Winamac Town Council members approved ordinances establishing salaries and wages for town employees in 2015.

In a special meeting yesterday, the council members approved salaries and wages for town officers and employees plus the officers of the Winamac Police Department. The ordinances passed by a vote of three to one. Tom Murray was the lone member who was against the approval of the ordinances.

A resolution also passed by a majority vote to honor John E. Plowman for his years of service to the Town of Winamac. He served eight years on the town council and seven years as president. The resolution was passed on a vote of three to one with Richard Denney opposed.

The council members also closed the books for 2014 with the approval of fund transfers.

The next meeting of the Winamac Town Council will be on Monday, Jan. 5 where the members will reorganize for the year at 6 p.m. ET at the Winamac Municipal Utility Complex. Interviews for the town manager’s position will be conducted in executive sessions on Jan. 7 and Jan. 8 beginning at 6 p.m. ET at the complex.