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City Council to Consider Amendment to Stop Doubling Building Permit Fees in 2-Mile

December 15, 2010
City Council to Consider Amendment to Stop Doubling Building Permit Fees in 2-Mile

12/16/10 “Experience is a powerful teacher,” according to the Statement of Intend and Purpose of a City ordinance amendment the Building Permit Ordinance. Building Commissioner Keith Hammonds recommended several additions to the building permit process along with corresponding fees.  He also recommended eliminating the doubling of permit fees for permits issued for construction in...
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MAJOR RECONSTRUCTION OF KOONTZ LAKE DAM IS APPROVED

December 15, 2010
MAJOR RECONSTRUCTION OF KOONTZ LAKE DAM IS APPROVED

12/16/10 State Representative Nancy Dembowski (D-Knox) said the State Budget Committee approved a $5.8 million project for the major reconstruction of the Koontz Lake Dam. The committee gave its approval during a Tuesday meeting at the Statehouse. The project will correct water seepage problems as well as upgrade the spillway to meet current standards....
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Plymouth Schools Present 1 to 1 Computer Program to IN Board of Education

December 15, 2010
Plymouth Schools Present 1 to 1 Computer Program to IN Board of Education

12/16/10 The one-to-one computer program at Lincoln Junior High, where every student and each certified teachers has a laptop computer, has now gained some recognition at the state level.  LJH Principal Dan Funston, along with Superintendent Daniel Tyree, teacher Bob Garrity and student Garrick Nate presented an overview of the program to the Indiana...
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Holiday Open House at Miller’s

December 15, 2010
Millers-Holiday-Open-House-2010

12/16/10 The threat of snow did not keep people away from Miller’s Senior Living Community annual Holiday Open House and Festival of Trees on Sunday.  Many from the Marshall County area attended the event.  They visited with Santa and voted for their favorite Christmas tree. Refreshments were served throughout the two hour event as...
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Chamber Supports Shop Local

December 15, 2010
Chamber Supports Shop Local

12/16/10 The Plymouth Area Chamber of Commerce’s Public Relations and Tourism Committee wants to remind all citizens to shop local and get involved by supporting the 3/50 project. The project wants you to think about what three businesses you would miss if they were gone.  The Chamber encourages citizens to spend $50 each month...
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Aviation Board Considers Several Items

December 14, 2010
Aviation Board Considers Several Items

12/15/10 The Plymouth Board of Aviation Commissioners considered several items during a meeting on December 14. Mark Shillington of Woolpert, Inc., consultants to the board, presented a proposal to prepare a Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan for Rule 13 compliance. According to Shillington, the Rule 13 operator for the city is Plymouth Engineer Rick Gaul;...
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City Council to Consider Ordinance Prohibiting Dogs in Oakhill Cemetery

December 14, 2010
City Council to Consider Ordinance Prohibiting Dogs in Oakhill Cemetery

12/15/10 The Plymouth Common Council heard on first reading an ordinance that will prohibit dogs in Oakhill Cemetery. The Statement of Intent and Purpose of the ordinance states:  Oakhill Cemetery is a scared place.  Unfortunately, not all of our fellow citizens know it. The administration has received more than one complaint that dogs, under...
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County Council Approves 2% Raise in County Innkeeper’s Tax

December 14, 2010
County Council Approves 2% Raise in County Innkeeper’s Tax

12/151/10 The request of the Marshall County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to increase the County’s Innkeeper’s Tax from 3% to 5% passed on second and third reading on Monday. Mike Woolfington, Executive Director of the MCCVB sought the 2% increase last month noting that revenues have fallen.  The rate has been at 3% for...
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Minor Consuming at Garden Court Facility

December 14, 2010
Minor Consuming at Garden Court Facility

12/15/10 On Friday December 10th Plymouth police officers responded to 400 West Washington Street, the Garden Courts facility for the report of underage drinking. Officer John Weir located two female guests of Dustin Bradfield who were minors.  18 year old Ashley White who said she was homeless was arrested for minor consuming and a...
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Commissioners Set Executive Session for Performance Evaluations of Appointed Department Heads

December 14, 2010
Commissioners Set Executive Session for Performance Evaluations of Appointed Department Heads

12/15/10 Marshall County Auditor Penny Lukenbill sent notification of an executive meeting of the Marshall County Commissioners. The Commissioners will convene for an executive session in the Commissioner’s meeting room on the second floor of the County Building on Monday, December 20th at 1 p.m.  The purpose of the meeting is to conduct performance...
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