Starke County Council Creates Fund for Park Donations

You can now make a donation to the Starke County Park Board. While the park board oversees a few different facilities, including the Bass Lake Beach and Campground and the Starke County Forest, it does not have a dedicated funding source from the county government. However, the county council last week created a “special non-reverting park and recreation fund,” designed to let the park board accept “gifts, donations, and subsidies.”

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Future of Pulaski County Household Hazardous Waste Day in Doubt

Pulaski County’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Day may not be returning next year. That’s according to Pulaski County Recycling & Transfer Station Manager Brad Bonnell. He told the county commissioners Monday that last month’s event was “somewhat successful,” but changes at the Northwest Indiana Solid Waste District may put its future in jeopardy.

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North Judson Council Considers Changes to Bylaws, Schedules Budget Meeting

North Judson Council President Wendy Hoppe; Police Officer Frank Thomas; Council Members Josh Brown, John Rowe, Jane Ellen Felchuk, James Young; Town Attorney Justin Schramm, Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins

The Naegeli court reporting Council is looking to make some changes to the way it operates. Most significantly, members are considering the addition of a council vice-president, according to Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins. She says that currently, if the council president is absent, one member is chosen to take charge just for that one meeting.

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Pulaski County Students Continuing with Manufacturing Training

Pulaski County is moving ahead with its manufacturing training efforts. Fifteen students are now enrolled in West Central High School’s Advanced Manufacturing class, after completing an introductory class last year. That’s according to Community Development Commission Executive Director Nathan Origer. He told the county commissioners Monday another 12 students are starting the introductory course this fall.

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