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Commissioners to approve service agreements and board appointments

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The Porter County Board of Commissioners will convene for its first meeting of the year on Tuesday at its new meeting time of 10 a.m.

The meeting will be in Room 205 of the County Administration Building, 155 Indiana Ave. in Valparaiso.

Starting with new business, the Commissioners will name appointments to local boards and commissions.

Mike Jabo of DLZ Indiana will ask the board to approve the sixth payment for the Jail Security Project for $82,090.

A health insurance consulting agreement with R.E. Sutton & Associates will be considered, as will a general service agreement with American StructurePoint and general service agreement with DLZ Indiana.

There will be a general discussion regarding casualty and automobile service and a general services agreement with American StructurePoint about the redesign of the plaza at the Administration Building.

A second reading will be made on an ordinance to collect court ordered detention services fees into a non-reverting fund for the Juvenile Detention Center.

The Sheriff’s Police will request approval of the maintenance agreement with the Indiana State Department of Toxicology for the 2017 Evidentiary Breath Test and a contract with Mitsubishi UPS Systems.

The Recycling and Solid Waste District will ask the Commissioners to approve the agreement to collect district fees.

ITS Director Don Wellsand will discuss with the Commissioners network and internet usage.

Porter County Right to Life will request approval to hold a prayer vigil on Jan. 21 in front of the Porter County Courthouse from 12 to 1 p.m.

The board will elect its officers for the year.

Following the Commissioners’ meeting, the County Stormwater Management Board will meet to approve quotes, hear project updates and requests for quotes on Philips Ditch maintenance and Washington Square Subdivision SWM System improvements.


Posted 1/9/2017




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