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North Judson Town Board Rectifies Utility Billing

Published: July 9th, 2014

North Judson Water TowerA few North Judson area residents on the fringes of the town limits will soon get monthly bills for trash and hydrant services. Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry explains a recent internal audit found three homes have been receiving those services from the town for several years but have not been charged for them. Read the rest of this entry »

North Judson Town Board Updates Contractors Ordinance

Published: June 5th, 2014

North Judson Water TowerContractors or subcontractors doing business in or with the town of North Judson must obtain a permit from the town and be properly insured. That’s the gist of the contractor permit ordinance passed on final reading Monday night by the town board. The new policy does not apply to homeowners who perform their own renovations. However, anyone hired to build, remodel or renovate a structure is subject to the law. Read the rest of this entry »

North Judson Adding Lots to Highland Cemetery

Published: June 4th, 2014

North Judson Water TowerThe North Judson Town Board plans to add three additional rows of grave sites to Highland Cemetery. Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry tells WKVI news that there is room to do so on the far east side of the existing property. Board members voted Monday night to proceed with surveying and plotting the land. Henry says the expansion will add between 100 and 115 grave sites. They will be available within the next few months. Contact the North Judson Clerk’s Office at 574-896-3340 for more information.

 

 

North Judson Town Board Adopts Social Media Policy

Published: May 23rd, 2014

North Judson Water TowerThe Town of North Judson now has a social networking policy on the books for its employees. It applies to all full and part-time workers, elected officials and any other person or persons or department in close association with the town. Board members adopted the policy when they met Monday night. It recognizes that people may use platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other social media sites and reminds them that their postings may have an adverse effect on the town or themselves. Employees are urged to monitor content in which they are tagged and only post work-related information with permission. The policy does allow the clerk-treasurer to post information about upcoming town events or needs on social media sites with approval from the council. To read the policy, click here  SOCIAL NETWORKING POLICY-05-19-2014. Read the rest of this entry »

KVREMC Sets Little League Light Poles

Published: April 26th, 2014

The little league diamond at the North Judson Town Park is shining brightly, thanks to a recent assist from Kankakee Valley REMC. A crew from the utility company set the three new light poles the town purchased for the park. Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry says the town board sent them a thank you letter.

Interior Work to Start Soon on North Judson Maintenance Building

Published: April 23rd, 2014

North Judson Water TowerThe Town of North Judson’s new maintenance building should be ready for occupancy within a month or so.

Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry tells WKVI news the exterior of the structure is finished, and the garage doors will be installed today. Town maintenance employees will then do the interior work.

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North Judson Town Board to Hold Special Public Meeting on Wednesday

Published: April 1st, 2014

The North Judson Town Board will hold a special public meeting on Wednesday, April 2 at 8:30 a.m. CT at the building that currently houses the First Farmers Bank and Trust building at 310 Lane St.

Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry told WKVI that the bank is vacating the building to move to a different location in town. First Farmers Bank and Trust recently bought Bank of Indiana and will be moving to that location.

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North Judson, Winamac Residents Urged to Keep Running Water

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 21st, 2014

Though today is the last day residents in the city of Knox and town of Hamlet are asked to run their faucets to prevent frozen pipes, residents of North Judson are still encouraged to run their taps until April 1, according to Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry. She told WKVI this week that Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann has asked residents to continue running water until the first of April to prevent any further freezing problems.

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North Judson Town Board Approves Purchases for Fire, Street Depts.

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 20th, 2014

The North Judson Town Board held their regular meeting this week and according to Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry, it was a pretty short meeting with only a few agenda items. Among those, Henry said, was a purchase order for the fire department that requested the purchase of three new handheld radios.

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Mint Festival Gets OK From Town Board

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: March 5th, 2014

The North Judson Mint Festival has taken another step toward preparing for the event; the town board this week approved a motion to authorize the issuance of a special event permit for the festival, during a short meeting held Monday night.

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Government, School Board Meetings Rescheduled

Published: February 19th, 2014

The weather on Monday caused the postponement of several government and school board meetings. Many of those have been rescheduled.

The Starke County Board of Commissioners will meet Thursday morning at 9 a.m. in the Starke County annex building. EMA Director Ted Bombagetti will have an update for the commissioners, updates will be given on the proposed sale of property in Parkview Heights to the city of Knox, plus a report on landfill monitoring results. Commissioner Kent Danford will provide a report on the meeting of the Knox planning commission and permit fees. The automatic renewal of Kone Elevator’s service contract and a proposed amended agreement from Lawson-Fisher regarding the County Road 300 East and State Road 8 project are also on the agenda for this meeting.

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North Judson Town Council Meeting Rescheduled

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: February 18th, 2014

The North Judson Town Council has rescheduled their meeting previously planned for last night; it will now take place on Monday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. due to the weather. According to Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry, about 15 residents in the town are suffering from a lack of running water due to frozen water lines, and the town is offering to provide tap water for any affected residents.

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North Judson Town Board Reviewing Ordinance, Handbook

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: February 6th, 2014

The North Judson Town Board is still reviewing the contractors’ permit ordinance and the employee handbook, according to Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry. She told WKVI that the board is still trying to determine whether or not any revisions are necessary for the contractor’s permit ordinance to ensure it is adequate, and the board is reviewing information from the state and county regarding their applications for contractors.

Henry said the matter will be discussed again at the next meeting.

In addition, the board is reviewing the employee handbook, but that matter was also tabled pending further review, Henry said.

North Judson Residents Still Affected By Frozen Pipes

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: February 5th, 2014

The town of North Judson is still plagued with frozen water meters and pipes, with four or five residences currently suffering from the effects of this winter’s frigid temperatures. Clerk-Treasurer Donna Henry said the difficult part of this situation is the fact that most of the pipes are frozen on the side of the pipes maintained by the town, but the ground is so frozen that crews are unable to get to the pipe to fix it.

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