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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Dunkirk gives loan
DUNKIRK — A pair of developers will received a $25,000 loan from the city to open two restaurants in the former Todd Opera House, pending a development agreement.
Company to offer ag recycling
Jay County farmers will likely get the chance get rid of their agricultural plastic — for free.
Indiana’s farmers are getting a tax cut, a result of a new way that base tax rates for agricultural land are calculated.
Council approves D.C. trip
Portland Mayor Randy Geesaman will be heading to Washington, D.C., for three days in June to speak with a variety of legislators and federal agencies on behalf of Portland.
FR will see rate increases
FORT RECOVERY — Water and sewer rates will go up April 1.
Jay leaves planning district
Jay County is dropping out of the East Central Indiana Regional Planning District. And it’s not the only
to do so.
Non-profit organizations and churches offer help for those who struggle with food insecurity. But they are far from the only options.
Variance request denied
The first request for an exception to new confined feeding rules that were put in place last year has been denied.
Trash pickup rates increase
Trash pickup rates in Geneva will increase April 1.
Plans call for restaurants
DUNKIRK — A decision about funding to help with the development of a pair of new restaurants will come in two weeks.
Drainage agreement approved
Road use and drainage plans for Bluff Point Wind Energy Center that were presented Monday to Jay County Commissioners appear to be in order.
Officials to research solar rules
No solar energy projects are on the horizon, but local officials want to be prepared in case any arise.
County system to be reviewed
Job descriptions and compensation will be reviewed for all county employees.
Park board hears project proposals
Leftover funds in the Portland’s water park construction fund will be used to make additional improvements to the city’s park system.
FR to see electric savings
FORT RECOVERY — While one utility rate is headed for an increase in April, local residents will see some savings on another by the end of the year.
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