North Judson officials hope to nail down some plans for water and wastewater upgrades this morning. The town plans to upgrade its combined sewer overflow system to bring it into compliance with Indiana Department of Environmental Management regulations. Upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant and water facilities are also planned.
Water and sewer rate hikes were approved by the North Judson Town Council Monday. The average sewer bill will go up 25 percent or just over nine dollars, according to accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates. Water bills will increase by 30 percent or $4.60, on average. The last time North Judson increased its rates was in 2008. Continue reading
The resignation of Town Marshal John Ramos, utility rate hikes, and curbside recycling will all be discussed during tonight’s North Judson Town Council meeting.
North Judson water and sewer customers will soon have the chance to weigh in on proposed rate hikes. Updated water and sewer rate ordinances were introduced on first reading during last week’s town council meeting. The council’s next step will be to hold a public hearing, before making a final decision. Continue reading
The City of Knox should have money in hand by early June to replace the roof and HVAC system at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center. Continue reading
The Knox City Council will get more information tonight about how to pay for improvements to the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center. The HVAC system and roof both need to be replaced. So does the carpeting. Continue reading
The North Judson Town Council will soon consider increasing water and sewer rates for the first time since 2008. CPA Eric Walsh with Umbaugh and Associates says the current rates are not adequate to cover operating costs, which has forced the town to dip into its reserves. Continue reading
North Judson’s utility rates will be discussed during a special town council meeting this evening. Accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates has been studying the town’s rates. Representatives are expected to share their findings with the town council tonight at 6:00. Continue reading
Community members will have a chance to weigh in on proposed improvements at North Judson-San Pierre Schools during a community meeting tonight .
The school board has whittled the project list down to $92,000 worth of projects at the elementary school and $4.7 million worth of proposed work at the middle/high school. Continue reading
The North Judson Town Council is a step closer to making a decision on potential water and wastewater upgrades. Vince Sommers with Commonwealth Engineers discussed a cost-savings analysis with council members last week. Continue reading
The North Judson-San Pierre School Board wants input from the public before moving forward with proposed capital improvement projects. They’ve scheduled a public meeting Tuesday evening at 6 p.m. at the high school auditorium to give community members a chance to weigh in on the list. It includes almost $92,000 worth of improvements at the elementary school and $4.7 million at the junior/senior high school building. Continue reading
The Knox City Council got some more information Tuesday about how to pay for upgrades to the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center. Continue reading
The Knox City Council will consider a budget reduction resolution during tonight’s meeting. The resolution calls for cuts to five of the city’s funds, including a reduction of nearly $200,000 from the General Fund, to compensate for the circuit breaker credit. Continue reading
The North Judson Town Council continues gathering information about how to pay for potential water and wastewater upgrades. Commonwealth Engineers is suggesting nearly $1.9 million in improvements to the town’s combined sewer overflow system and another $1.5 million for upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant. Water infrastructure upgrades are also planned. Continue reading
The North Judson Town Council is trying to figure out how to pay for some much-needed utility projects, while minimizing the impact on utility rates. Representatives from Commonwealth Engineers and accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates met with the council Monday to discuss the projects and possible funding options. Continue reading
North Judson residents will soon see a bit of a tax increase. The town council voted Monday to reestablish the town’s cumulative capital development fund at 0.05 percent. Continue reading
North Judson residents will have the chance to weigh in on a proposed tax increase during tonight’s town council meeting. A public hearing is scheduled on the reestablishment of the town’s cumulative capital development fund. Continue reading
As the Winamac Park Board considers various upgrades to the town’s park facilities, board members are also learning about potential funding sources. Eric Walsh with accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates met with the park board Thursday to outline the steps for issuing bonds. Continue reading
The Knox City Council will soon consider major renovations to the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center. Mayor Dennis Estok told the city council Tuesday the building is nearly 20 years old and needs quite a bit of work. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will consider smoking policies for the town’s athletic facilities. According to the advance agenda for tonight’s meeting, smoking around ball diamonds and bleachers will be discussed. Board members are also scheduled to meet with Eric Walsh from accounting firm Umbaugh and Associates. Continue reading