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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley County Commissioners discussed a two-year plan for spending CEDIT funds.
Commissioners agreed to not â€śskimpâ€ť on maintenance for the Community Corrections Work Release building.
When air conditioning units leaked into the walls and insulation, costly repairs started accumulating.
â€śThis is a jewel of the community,â€ť Commissioner Don Amber said. â€śI donâ€™t want to short the building.â€ť
Courthouse maintenance was on the list and included plans to make roof repairs and install carpeting.
However, commissioners were cautious to set a precedent that CEDIT money would be a fall-back when budgets run short.
â€śI ask what funds are coming from the budget because I donâ€™t want it to be interpreted that we can always take it out of CEDIT,â€ť said Amber.
Commissioner George Schrumpf agreed.
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