gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Monday September 22nd


Commissioners approve funding for tech projects
Monday Jun 16, 2014 3:55pm
LaGrange County Office Building • LaGrange, IN

By: Tim Murray

LAGRANGE - A showdown between the LaGrange County Council and County Prosecutor Jeff Wible over the use of infraction deferral funds may be sidetracked.

The LaGrange County Commissioners agreed to finance to technology projects from remaining funds in the last technology bond.

That decision came Monday morning when IT Director Bob Murphy told the commissioners the auditor reported some unspent funds remaining in the tech bond account.

Those projects are an expansion of the county network’s storage capability for $20,505 and an interview recording system at the county jail for $23,875.

Commissioners chose not to discuss a land dispute in the Indian Lakes area this morning. Real estate agent Penny Miller came before the commissioners wishing to talk about the issue saying she wanted to talk about a common sense solution.

But Commission President Jac Price said they would not talk about the issue in an open session because the LaGrange County Regional Utility District is in litigation over the matter.

County Attorney Kurt Bachman suggested that Miller make her request to meet with the commissioners in executive session in writing and specify exactly what she wished to discuss.

In other business, the commissioners approved an increase in the supervision fees paid by prisoners on work release. They also approved the vacation of a platted road at Pretty Lake and a three year trash removal agreement with Republic Sanitation for the county parks and buildings.

Also, the commissioners learned the cost of road salt is going up. The bid opening revealed an apparent low bid of $72.87 per ton. Last year’s price for salt was $63.87 per ton.

(09-22-2014) • Attendance Up At 2014 St. Joseph Co. Fair
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-22-2014) • Fire Gear Stolen
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fabius Township, St. Joseph Co.-MI
(09-22-2014) • Auburn Man Facing Three Charges In Sunday Stabbing
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Auburn, IN
(09-22-2014) • Pence Says "Business As Usual" After ITR Bankruptcy Filing
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis
(09-22-2014) • Trine SRA Hosting National Public Lands Day Program
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Trine State Recreation Area
(09-22-2014) • Conservation Officers Remind Hunters About Tree Stand Safety
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Huntington County
(09-20-2014) • Grant Will Help Rehab Sturgis Buildings
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(09-20-2014) • Apple Fest Set For Saturday In Coldwater
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(09-20-2014) • Glen Oaks Receives Reaffirmation Of Accreditation
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-20-2014) • Final Day At The St. Joseph County Fair
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-20-2014) • Indian Summer Days in Howe
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Howe, IN
(09-20-2014) • US-20 crash injures Middlebury man
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: US 20 at CR 600 West • LaGrange, IN
(09-20-2014) • NCSD: Sex Offender Sought For Not Registering
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Albion, IN
(09-19-2014) • Council spares pay raises for LaGrange County employees
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(09-19-2014) • Police Looking For Man Who Missed Court Hearings
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(09-19-2014) • PBnJ free concert is Saturday at Prairie Heights
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Prairie Heights High School Auditorium • LaGrange, IN
(09-19-2014) • Hughes Interviews For Portage City Manager Job
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Portage, Kalamazoo Co. - MI
(09-19-2014) • Two Women Injured In Head On Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Mendon Township, St. Joseph County, MI
(09-19-2014) • Veterans Day At The Fair
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-19-2014) • Three Arrested On Drug Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: White Pigeon, MI
(09-19-2014) • Organizers Get Ready For Autumn In Angola
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Downtown Angola • Angola, IN
(09-19-2014) • Branch County Sheriffs Department Issues Scam Warnings
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(09-18-2014) • Indiana Firearm Application Process Changes
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Indianapolis
(09-18-2014) • Seaplane Splash-In This Sunday At Pokagon
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Pokagon State Park
(09-18-2014) • Hughes Interviewing For Portage City Manager Job Today
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Portage, Kalamazoo Co. - MI
(09-18-2014) • Co. Commission Approves Tax Rate Amendment
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-18-2014) • Sturgis Man Sentenced For Weapons In Jail
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Coldwater, MI
(09-18-2014) • Portage Man Injured In Rollover Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Park Township, St. Joseph Co. - MI
(09-18-2014) • Child Care Focus Of Lori's Bill
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(09-18-2014) • Ladies Day At The Fair
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-18-2014) • Glen Oaks Offering Late Start Classes
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(09-18-2014) • Shaw To Stand Trial In Coldwater Infants Death
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Branch County Courthouse • Coldwater, MI
(09-17-2014) • County Commission Approves Trail Grant Funds
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI





Contact WBET
STURGIS269/651-WBET
COLDWATER517/278-WBET
wbet@wbetfm.com

pfc

businesses