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Green: Kiddie Pool faces major structural problem

April 1, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Renovation of the 25-year-old kiddie pool, along with a new liner for the Burnworth Pool, were discussed at Monday evening’s park board meeting.
According to the pool’s documented history, the last major renovations to the kiddie pool were in 1982, when cracks were repaired and drainage improved.
Green said he has received two different quotes on repairing the kiddie pool, with one quote at $3,500 to repair the liner only, and a second quote for $27,000.

Complexities, questions surround highway project

April 1, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — When it comes to a major road renovation in Columbia City known as the State Route 205 Project, Columbia City officials say there are no easy answers because there aren’t any answers of any kind at the moment.
“You just don’t know the complexities,” said Jeff Walker, Columbia City’s Outside Operations Officer.
Mayor Jim Fleck said the process, which began more than seven years ago with complaints by residents of poor visibility entering and leaving Morsches Park, is multi-faceted.
“It’s kind of like learning to play the game of basketball during the game,” he said.

Sewer work closes portion of Blue River Trail

April 1, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City officials have closed a portion of the Blue River Trail temporarily while construction on a new sewer project continues.
Mike Cook, Superintendent of Columbia City’s Water Pollution Control Facility, announced Friday at the city’s meeting of the Board of Works and Safety that the trail between South Whitley and Main streets is closed while construction crews install one of two new lift stations.
“We’d like to get the word out,” said Cook.

'Busco action plan builds an oscar

April 1, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Approximately a dozen people attended the unveiling of the Churubusco Downtown Action Plan presentation Wednesday evening at Churubusco High School.
The action plan is the result of months of studies and surveys of the town and its residents, conducted by Hyett Palma Associates for the Indiana Downtown Project.

Columbia City soccer player Shila Tolliver signed to play soccer at Huntington University Thursday...
CHURUBUSCO — With a 5-2 win in the season opener against Woodlan and another win over Oak Hill...
HUNTINGTON — Columbia City’s boys track team opened its season with a loss at Huntington North...

 

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