Several items on the agenda for tonight’s Starke County Commissioners meeting pertain to plans for 2016. Tonight’s EMS report includes a request for a pay raise for the director next year. Starke County Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler will also ask the commissioners to create new employment positions in the 2016 budget. In other personnel matters, the commissioners will also make an employment offer to a candidate for the emergency management agency director position vacated recently by Ted Bombagetti. He resigned from the county to take a position with the state.
Tonight’s commissioners agenda also includes making appointments to the economic development commission board, the signing of a proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the approval of a lease agreement for Starke County Community Corrections. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the annex building.