Starke County’s park facilities will soon have their own website. The county park board recently approved a $3,500 quote from Martin Services for the setup.Continue reading
Winamac’s property taxes will soon be going up slightly. The town council voted Monday to reestablish the Cumulative Capital Development Fund at its maximum rate of five cents per $100 of assessed valuation. It’s currently at 4.23 cents, since it decreases over time.Continue reading
Winamac property owners may see a bit of a tax increase next year. Clerk-Treasurer Melanie Berger told the town council Monday that the town’s cumulative capital development fund rate, which decreases over time, is now down to 4.23 cents. She said the town could bring in about another $5,300 by reestablishing it at the full five cent rate.Continue reading
Pulaski County could see annual funding shortfalls of $2.7 million within the next few years, if it remains on its current financial path. Consultant Jeffrey Peters presented the first part of a fiscal plan to the county council and commissioners Monday.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members discussed an additional appropriation resolution Monday night.
The Starke County Commissioners discussed the purchase of BiPAP equipment for use on the county’s proposed ambulance transfer unit.
The Starke County Council members will hold several public hearings on budgets tonight. Those public hearings will include the budgets for Starke County, North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation, Starke County Airport, Solid Waste Department, and the Koontz Lake Conservancy District. A public hearing is also set for the Cumulative Capital Development Fund Additional Appropriation.
The Starke County Council members considered the purchase of a new ambulance for Starke County EMS this week.
The staff at the Starke County Prosecutor’s Office is looking to update technology in the office. During last week’s Starke County Commissioners meeting, Prosecutor Nicholas Bourff presented quotes to purchase new computers as the current devices are no longer working properly.
The Starke County Commissioners reviewed quotes Monday night for several items on their list of capital purchases this year.
Knox employees may be getting a three-percent pay raise in 2018. During the city council’s budget work session Tuesday, Mayor Dennis Estok said the city has saved money by switching health insurance providers, but that’s led to higher out-of-pocket costs for employees. Continue reading
Property owners in Starke County will pay cumulative bridge and capital development taxes in 2018 after a Monday vote by the county council to reestablish both rates. Continue reading
North Judson residents will soon see a bit of a tax increase. The town council voted Monday to reestablish the town’s cumulative capital development fund at 0.05 percent. Continue reading
North Judson residents will have the chance to weigh in on a proposed tax increase during tonight’s town council meeting. A public hearing is scheduled on the reestablishment of the town’s cumulative capital development fund. Continue reading
Pulaski County is moving ahead with accessibility upgrades to the courthouse restrooms. Continue reading
The Starke County Council will vote to reestablish a couple of tax rates when they meet in a few weeks. The cumulative bridge and cumulative capital development funds have both dropped off and need to have rates set again. Continue reading
North Judson residents may soon see a bit of a tax increase. The town council is working with accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates to reestablish a cumulative capital development fund. Continue reading
Knox residents will soon see a slight increase in their tax bills after the city council voted last week to reestablish a cumulative capital development fund. Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston explained the city collected such a tax until recently. The rate goes down over time and is at zero again, so the fund had to be reestablished. Continue reading
Knox residents will have an opportunity to weigh in on a proposed tax increase tonight before the city council takes final action. Continue reading
The Hamlet Town Board voted unanimously last night to establish a cumulative capital development fund for municipal use. It will levy a maximum tax of $.05 per $100 of assessed valuation on property within the town limits. Continue reading