Culver-Union Township EMS will have to wait until February for a decision on its proposed rate increase. Back in October, EMS Director Kathy Hart presented proposals to raise rates by 20 or 25 percent. But up until now, no public hearing has been scheduled to move ahead with the process.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council has agreed to pay police officers and EMS employees for unused holidays and vacation days. During last week’s meeting, Police Chief Wayne Bean explained that staffing issues have made it hard to provide coverage while still allowing officers to take time off. He didn’t think that carrying those days over into the new year would solve the problem. EMS Director Kathy Hart reported similar challenges.
Culver Utility Superintendent Bob Porter told the town council members last week that several surplus items are available for bid.
Sealed bids will be accepted until Dec. 12, at 4 p.m. ET, by Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim on a 1999 leaf vac machine, a 1964 grader, a 1993 Patchman trailer, a 2000 Ford F-150, and a 2000 Leeboy 300 roller.
The Town of Culver is moving ahead with the purchase of a new ambulance. On Tuesday, the town council voted to approve its share of the $128,000 cost. Union Township is also expected to contribute funds. Continue reading
The Town of Culver may soon be spending nearly $128,000 on a new ambulance. That’s the price Medix Specialty Vehicles of Elkhart gave the town. Continue reading