The problematic lift station on James Street in North Judson has been converted over to a Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) system.Continue reading
A cooperative effort between the North Judson Utility Department and the Starke County Highway Department is helping get potholes patched in a more cost-effective way.Continue reading
The North Judson Utility Department is making plans for warmer weather.
Town Council members received some information about springtime preparation from Interim Town Superintendent Randy Schwartz Monday night.Continue reading
With non-flushable items consistently causing problems with North Judson’s James Street lift station, officials are preliminarily considering converting it over to a Variable-Frequency Drive (VFD).Continue reading
North Judson residents are being alerted that this week’s weather will have an impact on trash pick-up.Continue reading
North Judson Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann announced his plan to resign from his position during Monday night’s Town Council meeting.
At this end of his report, Horstmann informed the council that he was submitting his formal two weeks notice. He said that his final day working for the town will Monday, January 21st.Continue reading
A resolution establishing the position of Assistant Town Superintendent was approved when North Judson Town Council members met last week.Continue reading
A recent theft that occurred in the Town of North Judson left the utility department without an important piece of equipment.
At Monday night’s Town Council meeting Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann reported that the department’s TS 700 Stihl Saw was stolen from the back of their pick-up truck while they were in town. Continue reading
North Judson Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann informed town council members about the projected cost for repairs on the utility tractor during their meeting Monday night. Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members refrained from encumbering funds for a new tractor for the utility department when they met Tuesday night. Council members conferred that they were under the impression they were waiting until springtime to take any action on that purchase.
Councilman Josh Brown stated he’d like to know what the intended purpose for the tractor would be before they establish a specific amount intended for the purchase. Brown said he wasn’t aware of any reasons the tractor would be a necessary piece of equipment. Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members approved the purchase of a new push camera at the request of Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann during Monday evening’s town council meeting.
Horstmann explained that a push camera is an inspection tool that can be utilized for their fee ordinance where water and sewer lines are inspected at the request of homeowners for a $100 fee. He added that it could also be used for checking the town’s lines in general.
He said the current camera is more than 10 years old and they’ve had consistent problems with it not turning on. He added that there were also issues with the way that material was recorded and stored on to discs. Continue reading
At its Monday meeting, the North Judson Town Board approved the CKIN railroad’s request to purchase new railroad ties at a cost of $7,000. The volunteers plan to replace several ties in need of repair.