Knox City Council members considered a resolution related to the water and wastewater utilities and the splash pad in Wythogan Park when they met Tuesday night.Continue reading
The Knox City Council will consider a resolution related to splash pad services when members meet tonight.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
Knox Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston briefly mentioned the ongoing budget process to City Council members during his report Tuesday night.Continue reading
Knox City Council members amended their agenda last Tuesday to include the consideration of a conflict of interest disclosure form.Continue reading
As financial officials in the City of Knox dive into budget season, there are a few matters that must be addressed before they can proceed.Continue reading
The next phase of the Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation Grant Program in the City of Knox will get started soon.
When City Council members met on Tuesday, Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston reminded them that a $195,000 Community Development Block Grant was received from the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority.Continue reading
The Starke County Republican Party has new leadership. Dave Kesvormas was formally selected as the party chair during a caucus Tuesday, following the resignation of Brenda Stanojevic. Kesvormas says he was the only one to express interest in the position.Continue reading
The Starke County Clerk’s Office is working to address some perception issues, stemming from the fact that the county’s election clerk is also on next month’s ballot. Colleen Hodge is one of two Democrats running for Knox clerk-treasurer.Continue reading
A former Starke County auditor will be taking over as county treasurer. Kay Chaffins was selected during a Democratic Party caucus Thursday to fill the remainder of Kasey Clark’s term.Continue reading
While the National Day of Prayer won’t be until Thursday, May 2nd, community members only have a few more weeks to get tickets to the annual Prayer Breakfast hosted by the City of Knox.Continue reading
Barring any major amendments, the agenda for tonight’s Knox City Council meeting will be fairly light.Continue reading
Knox City Council members were alerted that more $8,900 was collected for various sewer and mowing liens during the Clerk-Treasurer’s report at Tuesday night’s meeting.Continue reading
Knox City Council members provided Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston with permission to write off the city’s outstanding and unpaid checks when they met Tuesday night.Continue reading
With less than a week left for candidates to file to run in the May primary, many incumbents remain unopposed. As of Friday afternoon, the only local contested race was for Knox clerk-treasurer. Colleen Hodge and Cyndi Mann-Kidder are vying for the Democratic Party nomination, according to the Starke County Clerk’s Office. Incumbent Jeff Houston is not seeking another term.Continue reading
Knox Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston provided a summary about Starke County businesses who are currently receiving tax abatements when city council members met Tuesday night.Continue reading
Three Democrats filed to run for office in the City of Knox on the first day of filing Wednesday. Mayor Dennis Estok and District 3 City Council Member Jeff V. Berg both filed for reelection, according to the Starke County Clerk’s Office, while Colleen A. Hodge filed to run for clerk-treasurer. Incumbent Jeff Houston is not seeking another term.Continue reading
The City of Knox will receive some assistance with delinquent accounts, following a decision made by City Council members last week.
When members met last Wednesday, they permitted Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston and Mayor Dennis Estok to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Local Government Clearing house.Continue reading
During their final meeting of the year, Knox City Council members received an update over the City’s bonds.
Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston told the council that the process for the community center bond has been finalized.Continue reading
Knox Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston announced that he will not be running for re-election when city council members met Wednesday night.
Houston explained that he plans to finish out his entire term but he won’t be entering as a candidate in the clerk-treasurer’s race next year. Continue reading