The Starke County Commissioners reorganized during their first meeting of the year. Charlie Chesak was appointed as commission president, Kathy Norem was appointed Vice President while newly-elected Commissioner Bryan Cavendar was appointed secretary. County Attorney Marty Lucas was retained as counsel.
The commissioners to contact for the jail is now Bryan Cavendar, Kathy Norem will handle courthouse and annex information and Charlie Chesak will be the commissioner in charge of the highway department, EMS and landfill.
All department heads will stay the same in 2019.
More appointments can be found with this story here -> 2019 Starke County Appointments
Democratic Chairman Kenny Wallace mentioned that there are vacancies the township advisory board positions in Jackson and Wayne Townships. A caucus will be held to fill the necessary spots. A meeting is set for today to settle more information. If residents in those areas need more information, call the Starke County Clerk’s Office at 574-772-9160.