Archive - Mar 27, 2013 - News Article
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A proposed ordinance banning strip clubs in Columbia City will have some of its language clarified before being presented to the common council.
Ordinance 2013-11, which prohibits nude and semi-nude acts in commercial establishments in the city, did not take effect. The ordinance unanimously passed during its first reading at the March 12 meeting.
City Attorney Marcia McNagny said there were two parts of the ordinance that needed clarification.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” With seven township residents vying for the Cleveland Township trustee position, James Yeager was declared the winner at Tuesday nightâ€™s caucus.
Although Yeager is the newest trustee, not many changes are on the horizon for the township.
â€śThere isnâ€™t anything I want to change right now,â€ť Yeager said. â€śI need to learn what this position actually does and what I can and canâ€™t do first. I think for the meantime it is going to be business as usual.â€ť
PIERCETON â€” South Whitley Elementary School will have a new principal effective July 1.
Donna Wiktorowski was approved for the position at Whitko Community School Corporationâ€™s board meeting Monday night.
Wiktorowski comes from Goshen Community Schools where she currently works as a classroom teacher at Parkside Elementary School.
â€śWeâ€™re excited and the teachers are excited,â€ť said Superintendent Steve Clason. â€śSheâ€™s been an educator for many years and her husband works as the athletic director for Wawasee High School. Sheâ€™ll be a great leader for us.â€ť
COLUMBIA CITY â€” First steps were taken to withdraw Columbia Cityâ€™s electric and water utilities from the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC) at Tuesdayâ€™s Common Council meeting.
The respective ordinances passed unanimously on the first readings. The second reading of each ordinance will be at the Tuesday, April 9 meeting of the council, along with a public hearing.
On hand to speak to the council was Buzz Krohn of O.W. Krohn, a firm that advises for electric and water utilities. He said the cityâ€™s desire to withdraw from the IURC was not negative on the regulatory commission.