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
The Starke County Commissioners finalized paperwork for the purchase of two pieces of highway equipment from the Marshall County Highway Department.Continue reading
A lack of heat caused a delay in construction at the new Starke County Solid Waste Building.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners reorganized during their first meeting of the year. Charlie Chesak was appointed as commission president, Kathy Norem was appointed Vice President while newly-elected Commissioner Bryan Cavendar was appointed secretary. County Attorney Marty Lucas was retained as counsel.Continue reading
With the lack of resolution to the ongoing radio communications with the Starke County’s firefighters, the Starke County Commissioners will be looking for a different radio vendor.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 medical coverage for inmates was a topic of discussion at the most recent meeting of the Starke County Commissioners.
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.
It took nearly a year, but the Starke County Commissioners signed a contract with the Starke County Economic Development Foundation for two years. Continue reading
The Marshall County Commissioners reviewed a resolution Monday morning that allows for the sale of equipment to the Starke County Highway Department.
The Starke County Council members will meet tonight where they will review cuts needed for the 2019 budget. At their last meeting, the council members urged the department heads to cut at least six percent out of their budgets or the council members will need to do the reductions. The state cut more than $830,000 from next year’s budget and it needs to be finalized prior to Dec. 31 of this year.
The Starke County Commissioners are looking for interested, qualified candidates to fill several vacancies on boards and commissions in 2019.
After seeing a sharp decline in revenue for Starke County Emergency Medical Services, Clerk Mary Lynn Ritchie informed the Starke County Commissioners this week that revenue is swinging in a positive direction.
The Starke County Commissioners held a public hearing Monday night on a Broadband Readiness Planning Grant.
Two pieces of equipment from the Marshall County Highway Department will be added to the fleet at the Starke County Highway Department.
The Starke County Commissioners are working to upgrade security at the Starke County Annex Building No. 1.
The Starke County Election Board members will be looking into upgrading the county’s Microvote voting machines.
The Starke County Commissioners will meet tonight where a new security measure will be in place.
The presence of security officers may soon be seen at upcoming Starke County government meetings.
Several state training opportunities are planned this week and in December for many of the newly elected officials taking office on Jan. 1. Starke County Commissioner Kathy Norem relayed some of the training courses available to the new office holders attending last week’s commissioners meeting.