The Porter County
Board of Commissioners approved the list of polling places for the 2018
primary and general elections at its meeting Tuesday.
Martin--who has been granted authority to administer the elections--reported
that all 75 polling places have been reviewed. The only change in the list:
Boone Township’s polling place has been moved from the community building to
St. Helen’s Church.
also also approved a polling equipment maintenance agreement with Election
Systems & Software for $138,276.75.
The Board also
approved the following items:
* An artistic
services agreement with Don Parker and Andrew Snyder for the Memorial Opera
* A contract with
Delta Dental to provide health insurance for County employees and a contract
with Tokio Marine to be the stop-loss provider for County health insurance.
* An ordinance
establishing a non-reverting fund for charitable donations for the Emergency
Management Agency, and an ordinance establishing a non-reverting fund for
the Porter County EMA as the fiduciary agent of District I emergency task
force. Indiana has districts for state-sponsored emergency management that
contain multiple counties. Porter County’s EMA will now monitor equipment
and supplies for District I, which includes Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton,
and Jasper counties. The ordinances were both approved on second reading.
* A six-month
contract with Collen Daugherty, who will work full-time as a support analyst
for the Sherriff’s Department.
* The purchase of
new software for the Expo Center. Expo Center Director Lori Daly reported
that the software, Boyce, is used for in-house accounting and bookkeeping.
The annnual cost of the contract: $1,780.
* The purchase of
an Adams Remco copier for E911 at a cost of $8,564. The new copier is
replacing an old one that has reached the end of its useful life.