gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Monday May 25th


County Council Discuss Budget With Department Heads
Tuesday Aug 26, 2014 11:33am
Steuben County Community Center • Angola, IN

By: Jim Measel

(ANGOLA) - The Steuben County Council conducted its hearing on the proposed 2015 budget with various department heads on Tuesday.

As usual, members of the judicial branch were the first to appear before the Council. Instead of asking for a fourth employee like he has in the past, Circuit Court Judge Allen Wheat along with Superior Court Judge William Fee and Magistrate Randy Coffey are asking for a part-time employee who would serve all three courts.

After hiring a third worker in the Circuit Court office at a starting salary of $22,500, Judge Wheat felt the starting pay was inadequate and embarrassing when compared to neighboring counties.

Judge Fee said there was money in the proposed Superior Court budget that would be used in case a jury is sequestered during a major trial.

Pam Feller from the Probation Department said they could not pay workers out of user fee funds anymore and that salaries should come out of the county general fund.

The proposed General Fund budget is about $11.3 million which is higher than the amended 2014 budget of just over $10 million. The Council will work on the budget starting next Wednesday.


(05-24-2015) • Items Stolen From Unlocked Vehicles In Lake Gage Area
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lake Gage
(05-23-2015) • ATV Rider Injured In DeKalb Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Spencerville
(05-23-2015) • LaGrange RDC Looking At New TIF District
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(05-23-2015) • Hendry Park Students Raise Another Record Amount For Riley
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Hendry Park Elementary School • Angola, IN
(05-23-2015) • Bixler Lake Meth Trash Discovery Leads To Arrest
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 711 Lake Avenue • Kendallville, IN
(05-23-2015) • Improvised Explosive Device Brought Into County Jail
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Jail • Angola, IN
(05-23-2015) • Two Sisters Killed, Two Injured In Allen County Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: State Road 101
(05-22-2015) • SCSD Looking For Alleged Non-Compliant Sex Offender
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Hamilton
(05-22-2015) • Tuition Frozen At Ivy Tech
(05-22-2015) • Steuben BZA Meeting On Proposed CAFO Postponed
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Community Center • Angola, IN
(05-21-2015) • Study Shows Steuben Has Significant HazMat Exposure
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(05-21-2015) • City Of Kendallville Issues Scam Warning
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kendallville, IN
(05-21-2015) • Monument City Race To Benefit Parks Department
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(05-21-2015) • Pokagon Earns Award From Trip Advisor
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Pokagon State Park • Angola, IN
(05-21-2015) • Fremont Man Arrested For Alleged Non-Compliance With Registry Law
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Jail • Angola, IN
(05-20-2015) • Fifth Fatal Wreck Reported In Elkhart County Since Friday
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Elkhart, IN
(05-20-2015) • SCSD Arrest Alleged Violator Of Sex Registry Law
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Sheriff's Department • Angola, IN
(05-20-2015) • Bronson Superintendent May Perform Same Duties In Neighboring District
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bronson, MI
(05-20-2015) • Two Arrested On LaGrange Drug Charges
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: 4600 East 150 South • LaGrange, IN
(05-20-2015) • Pedestrian Hit By Pick Up Truck In LaGrange County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Eden Township
(05-20-2015) • Five Injured In Crash Near Kendallville
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Noble County Roads 500 North and 500 East • Kendallville, IN
(05-20-2015) • Seven PH Teachers Get RIF Notices
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Brushy Prairie
(05-20-2015) • MSD Board Approves Meal Price Increase
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola, IN
(05-19-2015) • Hamilton FIST Students Donate Funds To Cameron Rehab
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Cameron Hospital • Angola, IN
(05-19-2015) • Two Retirements Accepted By Fremont School Board
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN
(05-19-2015) • Teenage Girl Flown Out After LaGrange Car-Horse Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Newbury Township
(05-19-2015) • City Council Agrees To Drop Criminal Background Checks From Voc Ed Criteria
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Angola City Hall • Angola, IN
(05-19-2015) • Fremont Schools Looking At Referendum
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fremont, IN
(05-19-2015) • Hamilton Man Sentenced In 2011 Two State Chase
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Courthouse • Angola, IN
(05-19-2015) • Angola Man To Serve 6 Years For Attack
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Courthouse • Angola, IN
(05-19-2015) • Man Gets Reimbursed For $300 Stray Dog Bill From Shelter
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Community Center • Angola, IN
(05-19-2015) • Former Babysitter Gets 20 Years For Child Molesting
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Courthouse • Angola, IN
(05-19-2015) • Commissioners Agree To Waive GIS Removal Fee For 6 Officers
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Steuben County Community Center • Angola, IN





Contact WBET
BUSINESS260/665-9554
REQUESTS260/668-HITS
wlki@wlki.com

pfc

businesses