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Commissioners Have Busy Agenda on Monday

September 15, 2019

County BuildingThe Marshall County Drainage Board and Commissioners will meet Monday morning starting at 8:30 in the second floor meeting room of the County Building.

The Drainage Board will open bids for a maintenance project on the East Seltenright Ditch and consider variance requests from Marlin Mullet on the Heckaman Tile of the Gail Unsicker, a request from Olin Miller on the Kessler Tile to the Spencer Drain and from Brent Cooper for the Phillips Horn ditch.

Pete Peuquet will discuss the Lake of the Woods Implement Study and Implement Plan and under Miscellaneous Business Dave Schrock will talk about the Yellow River.  Also on the agenda is the John Mattern Ditch at State Road 331, an obstruction on the Armey Ditch, the 2019 Brush Treatment Report and other business.

Following the Drainage Board meeting the County Commissioner will meet at 9:30. Their agenda includes the Highway Department report and quarterly report from EMA Director Clyde Avery.  Ty Adley, County Plan Director will present a request to vacate a portion of Boyce Street in Polk Township, and amendment to the Zoning Ordinance for building on a contiguous lot and an ordinance amending the definition of lot in the Zoning Ordinance.

Zach Dean from DLZ will discuss Bridge 81 and State Representative Jack Jordan will be on hand to make a special presentation to Laurie Hayn on the 1 year anniversary (Sept. 18, 2018) of the tragic farming accident that resulted with her losing her arm and leg and how she has courageously faced the challenge with her faith in God.

Also on the Commissioner’s agenda is INDOT.  They will be on hand to discuss their plans to remove the stop lights at US 30 and King and Queen Roads, two intersections that continue to have numerous accidents, some extremely serious.  They will present plans to create J-Turns at these two locations.

Dan Tanner from Concierge Medicine will address the County Commissioners on the idea of creating providing a medical clinic for county employees and the commissioners will get an update on the jail project agreement and courthouse clock tower.

Both the Drainage Board and Commissioners meetings are open to the public and comments and questions are always welcome.