Starke County Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler highlighted some concerns to the county commissioners that he hopes to address with INDOT officials.Continue reading
In an effort to move forward with plans for the trails system in Starke County, Prairie Trails Club member Steve Lucas presented a resolution for consideration by the Starke County Commissioners Monday night.Continue reading
Residents on Brazil Street in San Pierre will now have a smoother road, thanks to a decision by the Starke County Commissioners last week.Continue reading
Starke County Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler presented the county commissioners this week with an update on winter operations.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members approved the appropriation of CEDIT funds for highway infrastructure improvements.Continue reading
After all of the work was done to cut about $833,800 from the 2019 budget, the Starke County Council found that they are unable to give raises to county employees this year.Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Transportation opened the first round of the 2019 Community Crossings Grants and Starke County will be submitting more projects for consideration.Continue reading
It’s unusual for the Starke County Highway Department to have nearly all of the materials hauled in for spring and summer operations in January, but Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler informed the commissioners Monday night that they’re doing just that. With the lack of snow removal efforts this winter, crews have been busy with several other projects to prepare for the summer paving season and completing some minor bridge maintenance work during the down time.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight where newly elected Commissioner Bryan Cavendar will attend his first meeting alongside Kathy Norem and Charlie Chesak. They will reorganize and make 2019 appointments as the first order of business.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners reviewed a Memorandum of Agreement with the Starke County Environmental Management District last week regarding the changes in the delivery of recycling services to residents in the county.
The Starke County Highway Department anticipates more reimbursement funds from the February flooding event to come in from FEMA.
The Starke County Council members approved several transfer requests Monday night.
Work has begun on the construction of a new Starke County Environmental Management Office.
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight where IT Director Richard Franks and EMA Director J. Nier will update the board on the fire department radio communications issue and the Starke County First Responders. Also, they will talk about an invoice from J&K Communications for radios.
The Starke County Highway Department wrapped up its scheduled 2018 paving season in September.
Several projects are being considered by the Starke County Highway Department for consideration for INDOT’s Community Crossings grant program.
The Starke County Commissioners are considering the construction of a new building to house the Starke County Environmental Management Agency.
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight
The Starke County Commissioners will discuss the courthouse elevator bid when they meet tonight.
The Starke County Council members will begin preparations for putting together the 2019 budget when they meet tonight. They will set a date for the 2019 budget workshop. Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler is anticipated to present his proposed 2019 revenue and budget tonight. The addition of a sergeant jailer will be presented as an amendment to the salary ordinance and the council will appoint a member to the Starke County Library Board.