The Starke County Council members will hear from department heads in a budget workshop on Thursday, July 25.Continue reading
Knox City Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston appeared before the Starke County Council members Monday night asking for a resolution to a claim the city received for expenses toward the city’s Primary Municipal Election.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has agreed to spend up to another $10,000 to continue its fiscal planning process. Member Ken Boswell told the rest of the council Monday that the county has reached the limit of its initial agreement with Peters Municipal Consultants.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members took time last week to look ahead at what to expect when it comes to the 2020 budget.Continue reading
The Starke County Park Board does not have a dedicated source of funding, but it still apparently has to have a budget. That was the information shared during Tuesday’s meeting.Continue reading
Current state budget discussions could mean less money coming into the West Central School Corporation.Continue reading
Knox Community School Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart updated the school board members on the state of the 2018 budget last week.
He said he was satisfied with the numbers.Continue reading
The West Central School Board members considered resolutions last week that deal with budget items.
The Francesville Town Council adopted the town’s 2019 budget earlier this month.
The Culver Town Council members approved the 2019 budget during their meeting last week.
The Oregon-Davis School Board members reviewed several worksheets on several aspects of the 2019 budget in a work session Thursday night.
The Starke County Council members held several public hearings on budgets during their meeting on Monday night.
Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin and new Office Manager Pam McDonald presented the Jail CEDIT and Therapeutic Community budgets to the Starke County Council and Commission members Monday night.
Some important budget information was provided to Knox City Council members when they met Tuesday. Continue reading
Starke County Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler discussed some changes the Starke County Council members may see when the 2019 highway budget is presented during the budget workshop.
Starke County Auditor Kay Chaffins recently received the budget order for 2018. Starke County was the 82nd county out of the 92 counties in the state to receive this year’s budget.
Chaffins stated last week that that there were no cuts expected in this year’s budget.
The Starke County Council members cleared up some confusion on county police pay.
The council members approved a $5,000 raise for Starke County police officers for 2018, but they were unsure about the three percent raise that was proposed them in addition to the raise.
North Judson Town Council members approved appropriations for several funds when they met last Monday. Town Council President Wendy Hoppe explained that it was determined that more money is now needed than was originally established in the annual budget.
President Hoppe read from the proposed resolution before listing the accounts in need of appropriations, “Be it ordained, resolved by the Town Council, the civil town of Starke County that the expense of the tax units of the following additional sums of money are hereby appropriated out of the funds named and for the purpose of specified subjects to law governing the same.”
President Hoppe went on to list amounts requested to be approved in the specific funds, stating that $3,500 was requested for the unsafe building fund to be used for the cost of demolition and excavation on a blighted Lane Street building. She also said $1,035 was requested for the continuing education fund and $3,938 was requested for the IPP safety grant fund. Continue reading
On Monday evening, the Knox School Board met briefly in order to adopt the school corporation’s 2018 budget. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart said board members voted unanimously to adopt the budget as advertised.
By doing so, the Knox School Board has effectively adopted their budget prior to the November 1st adoption deadline. The last day that 2018 budgets, tax rates and tax levies can be submitted to Indiana Department of Local Government Finance through Indiana Gateway is November 3rd.
The Knox Community School Corporation has total budget estimate of $20,662,696. To view the entire budget notice posted to Indiana Gateway, follow this link.