COLUMBIA CITY â A longtime problem with waste disposal in the tiny unincorporated town of Coesse is one step closer to a solution after having recently taken a tiny step backward.
For the second time since late last year, the Whitley County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution authorizing the submission of a grant application for community development.
âWe had a technicality that we had to address with our procurement process,â said consultant Lori Shipman Monday afternoon.
COLUMBIA CITY â The aprons were on. The serving tongs were drawn, but something was missing.
Where was the three-year reigning champion cook-off team lead by the fearless Sen. Gary âDocâ Dillon?
They were seated in the Church of God auditorium, with nary a drop of sweat on their brows, enjoying the meal with the 400 other The Center for Whitley County Youth Benefit Cook-off feasters.
âWe coulda wupped them this year,â said Bob Addison, the master chef behind their previous successes.
COLUMBIA CITY â Excessive wetness is an issue thatâs been at the top of the Columbia City âto-doâ list for years.
Last week the townâs Board of Works and Safety heard a presentation from GAI Consultants about a study to help combat at least some of the townâs drainage problem.
âThat area has a history of surface flooding problems,â said Columbia City Outside Operations Manager Jeff Walker about an area outlined in what the consulting firm identifies in the South Side Stormwater Study.
âItâs a pretty large watershed area.â