North Judson’s Town Attorney will be looking over the town’s zoning rules following a question submitted by the Building Inspector Monday evening.Continue reading
A right-of-way permit form was submitted to North Judson Town Council members for consideration last week.Continue reading
A request from Mediacom has prompted North Judson Town Attorney Justin Schramm to create a right-of-way form for the town.Continue reading
An ordinance that would regulate public nuisances on private property in the town of North Judson was presented to officials in draft form Monday night.
Town Attorney Justin Schramm told members this ordinance would prohibit what’s classified as “environmental public nuisances.”Continue reading
A resolution related to funding for the North Judson Wastewater/Combined Sewer Overflow project was passed when members met during their first meeting of the month.Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members plan to handle a few different matters during a special end-of-year session being held today. Continue reading
North Judson’s billing clerk came before the Town Council last Monday to discuss the possibility of developing an ordinance that would change the way the town bills utilities at rented properties. Continue reading
North Judson Town Attorney Justin Schramm encouraged town council members to appoint a safety board when they met Monday night. Currently, North Judson Town council members also serve as members of the safety board.
The attorney referenced an Indiana code that regulates the discipline and removal of firefighters and police officers which gives individuals the right to a hearing where they can appeal to the safety board if they face a suspension exceeding 5 days.
Schramm said that can lead to a bit of an issue when safety board consists of the same people who serve as town officials.
North Judson Officials took action Monday night to repeal an outdated ordinance that prohibited tattoo parlors from being established within the town limits. Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members took a major step with their Waterworks and Sewer projects when they met last Monday.
Two ordinances related to the projects were considered at last week’s meeting. These documents laid out various details, including all the entities involved as well as certain requirements and responsibilities related to the projects and how they’re being financed. Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members addressed a property classification concern when they met last Monday.
Don Ward and Gus Curran came before council members last week to ask whether they knew if a particular piece of property was zoned within the town limits or if it fell in the county’s jurisdiction.
He added that they were looking to get some kind of definitive statement from the council as soon as possible since Curran is attempting to sell the property and already had one client turn away due to the zoning complications. Continue reading
The North Judson Town Council members approved a lease agreement with Fourway Computer Products when they met on Monday.
The lease agreement permits Fourway Computer Products to utilize the Town’s water towers to install new equipment that is supposed to help improve internet coverage and capabilities in town. Continue reading
A representative from the firm ONI Risk Partners will discuss the Town of North Judson’s property and liability insurance for 2019 when town council members meet tonight.
Members will also go over a proposal from Fourway Computer Products when they address old business. Continue reading
North Judson Town Attorney Justin Schramm asked for some language to be added to a lease agreement between the Town and Fourway Computer Products during Monday night’s town council meeting.
At a previous meeting, the President of the company, Roland Houin, asked the council to consider upgrading the existing equipment installed on the town’s water tower next to Norwayne Field and removing any redundant or unutilized electronics to make better use of the space. Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members considered a couple of ordinances Monday night related to the future water and wastewater projects.
Since the Town won’t be issued bond funds until the start of next year, officials have to establish a way to pay for preliminary project costs in the meantime. Continue reading
North Judson Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe brought an amended fee schedule before the town council for their consideration Tuesday night.
The fee schedule was adjusted to include a gas-line inspection fee of $50, at the request of Building Inspector Jeff Abrams.
A presentation over possible internet upgrades was provided to North Judson Town Council members this week.
Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe explained that N.I.T. Line, the company that town council members initially established an agreement with for internet services, was taken over by Fourway Computer Products.
When members met Monday night, they received a presentation from Fourway representative Roland Houin to inform them about what the company has to offer now that they’re providing services to the town. Continue reading
The approval of two resolutions by North Judson Town Council members Monday night will allow the town to be reimbursed for expenditures made toward the water and sewer projects prior to the completion of the bonding process. Continue reading
An amended salary ordinance passed on second reading and was adopted during Monday night’s North Judson Town Council meeting.
At the last meeting, Town Attorney Justin Schramm explained that the initial salary ordinance, which included a 3 percent raise for various department heads and the town council members, was adopted on January 2nd of 2018.
He said the State Board of Accounts could potentially have a problem with council members receiving raises in the same year they’re approved, so to be on the safe side, the salary ordinance was rewritten to remove the council members from the list of individuals who received a 3 percent raise in 2018. Continue reading
An ordinance amending the approved 2018 salary ordinance was considered on first reading during Monday night’s North Judson Town Council meeting.
When the town council members passed the salary ordinance back in January, it included a 3 percent raise across the board, except for Town Marshal Kelly Fisher who forfeited her raise to supplement the raises of her officers.
In the initial ordinance, town council members were included in the individuals who would receive the raise. However, Town Attorney Justin Schramm said that due to when the ordinance was passed, that raise could potentially be seen as questionable by state officials. Continue reading