Archive - Aug 16, 2012 - News Article
CHURUBUSCO â€” There is a new town marshal in Churubusco and his name is Mike Engle.
Long-time Whitley County sheriffâ€™s deputy and recent Churubusco deputy town marshal, Engle was unanimously voted the town marshal at the town council meeting Wednesday.
The council had to find a new town marshal after Chad Fulkerson took a full-time position of school resource officer at Smith-Green Community Schools. Fulkerson tendered his resignation just moments before Engle was voted on.
Frank Kessler, council president, said the council interviewed three internal candidates.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With the county adopting a golf cart ordinance,Columbia City is in the process of reviewing and making changes to its ordinance governing the alternative vehicles.
â€śThe rules and regulations, as far as the way the ordinance reads, are very similar to the county as far as the equipment and regulations over the passing years,â€ť said Police Chief Timothy Longenbaugh at the Columbia City Board of Works and Safety meeting Tuesday.
Longenbaugh said the department has received several calls about people asking questions on the city and county permits.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A public hearing is scheduled for tonight at 7 p.m. in the Coesse Elementary School regarding a utilities study that will provide residents and property owners in that area with several options on extending water and sewer services to the community. â€śIt will also have anticipated costs along with that,â€ť said Jeff Walker, community development director of Columbia City at the Columbia City Common Council meeting Tuesday.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” South Whitleyâ€™s town clerkâ€™s office will soon have new computers installed with a price tag of $18,847.97.
Town council members reviewed proposals from Preferred IT Group, A Plus Computers and Ricoh-USA and unanimously accepted the lowest quote from Ricoh-USA at Tuesday eveningâ€™s council meeting.