Town of Worthington to consolidate, refinance bondsThe Worthington Town Council met Tuesday evening, and after a brief presentation given by Bob Reynolds of the Indianapolis financial firm London-Witte, agreed to seek to refinance three existing outstanding sewage bonds. The council had two options to weigh, the first being refinancing the bonds, which currently hold interest rates of five and one half percent, five percent and five percent on the three...
County considers Public Safety Tax for jail expansionThe Greene County Council heard a proposal Monday to potentially implement a Public Safety Tax to help pay for the prospective jail expansion and the personnel needed to staff it. The Greene County Commissioners went before the County Council last December to discuss jail overcrowding concerns brought forth by Sheriff Mike Hasler. With a maximum capacity of 84 inmates -- and operational capacity of 69 -- the jail was seeing inmate numbers far surpassing the 90-inmate mark and up into the 100s...
Secretary of State congratulates county on Vote Center PlanFollowing the recent approval of Greene County adopting vote centers, the Indiana Secretary of State issued a statement congratulating the county. The plan will cut down on the number of polling places in the county to save money, while also having a goal of being more efficient for the voters, according to information previously provided by Voter Registration Clerks Teressa Smith and Steve Magner...
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