Starke Council, Commissioners to Meet Tonight With Full Agenda

The Starke County Council and commissioners will meet tonight with a full slate of discussions in their monthly joint meeting. The Starke County Council will meet at 5:30 p.m. starting with a presentation from Marshall-Starke Services, the first quarter capital expenditure report from IU Health Starke Hospital, and a resolution to create a loan to the county general fund for a cash flow issue.

The council will also discuss an appropriation request from Drug and Tobacco Free Starke County, a proposal from the CVC to amend the ordinance regarding the Innkeepers’ Tax, an appropriation of the CEDIT Rainy Day Fund for housing inmates at the Pulaski County Jail, and other items as well.

The commissioners are scheduled to begin their meeting at 7 p.m. with the opening of reassessment bids for the county, followed by the opening of contractor bids for the State Road 8 and County Road 300 East project. Clerk Evelyn Skronski will discuss part-time election employees and a possible exemption to the county policy, and the planning commission will give an update regarding the status of an amendment to manufactured housing applicability.

The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. at the county annex building.