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Whitko emphasizes need for referendum success

September 16, 2010

     Future educational efforts within the Whitko School Corporation could be severely compromised if a referendum to increase the property tax is not passed at the general election in November.
     Superintendent Steve Clason informed board members they are moving forward with the ballot initiative.

Council seeks parking solution for businesses

September 16, 2010

     SOUTH WHITLEY — An agreement for designated parking along Columbia Street has finally been resolved as  Brownstone on State owner Kim Balser and Carol’s Corner owner Carol Eberly attended the South Whitley Town Council meeting on Tuesday evening. Both businesses utilize parking along the street.

Fair board gets mixed bag of post-fair news

September 16, 2010

     The Whitley County 4-H Inc. board met Tuesday night and heard some good news and some bad.
     The 4-H Fair brought in about $21,000 less than last year according to Chad Nix, treasurer, but the expenses have not been completely tallied to give the whole picture.
     Bill Leeuw, board president reported Whitley County’s reputation is exemplary when it comes to the 4-H Fair and especially the auction.

City puts new TIF district on hold pending paperwork

September 16, 2010

     A plan to create 32 acres of a new tax increment financing district in Columbia City will have to wait until the next city council meeting.
     The council was poised to approve the new TIF district Tuesday until council members discovered they did not have the resolution they needed to confirm.

 

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