Sedgwick County commissioners adopt new rules for decision-making
Sedgwick County commissioners have made some changes in the county code to determine what constitutes a majority vote in the decisions they make on various issues. Commissioners decided in October to designate three members of the five-member
Concerns grow over rockfalls in Ogden Canyon, Weber County Commissioners order study
OGDEN, Utah (KUTV) — The results of a Utah Department of Transportation survey ordered after a man was critically injured by falling boulder in Ogden Canyon are back. UDOT doesn’t own the land near "the Spillway,” where the rocks are falling from, so it said it can’t do much about the problem. Those troublesome rocks have county officials taking a new look miles north, at the North Ogden Divide.
New Rules For BH Commissioners
Come next year, Benton Harbor City Commissioners will be doing things a little bit differently. At their final regular meeting of 2018 this past week, they voted to amend the council rules to allow members to suspend
Commissioner Steve Troxler: New Rules in Place Regarding Use of Dicamba
Statewide workshops scheduled through May Training continues to be required to use dicamba products to avoid damaging other crops. New label revisions for Engenia, XtendiMax and Fexapan indicate these products can only be used by certified applicators. Workshops are being held across the state through May to help applicators meet requirements. Most workshops are scheduled for January through March The winter months are typically a time…
Commissioners tidy up meeting rules for 2019
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The Branch County Board of Commissioners approved a couple of changes in how their meetings will be conducted during their yearly Organizational Meeting Wednesday. One change calls for the regular meetings and work sessions to be conducted in a business-like manner, with respect among board members and the public, and tha...
Commissioners address concerns of Harvey insurance claims at the airport
The Victoria County Commissioners along with the Airport Board called a joint meeting to discuss Hurricane Harvey insurance claims at Victoria Regional Airport.
Carroll County commissioners discuss ideas for North Carroll High School
Commissioner Richard Weaver proposed the idea of using the North Carroll High School auditorium for events at the most recent Board of Commissioners meeting. He was met with opposition for multiple reasons, including the costs of use and required repairs for the unused part of the facility...
Commissioner says Celotex site will not stay vacant for 20 years |
SUNBURY – Now that the Moran/Celotex site will not be home of the future Northumberland County Prison, one county commissioner is reassuring the public that the site will not remain vacant for 20 years. Commissioner Sam Schiccatano was a guest on WKOK Sunrise talking about their decision to move the prison to Coal Township, rather than use the Celotex site and build a new prison Schiccatano said, “I think maybe when we look at this years down the road, it’s going to be…
Ellis Co. commissioners support sales tax, but split on how much
Hays Post Ellis County commissioners agreed at their meeting Monday night they are interested in pursuing a countywide sales tax to help make up shortfalls in the county’s budget However, the commissioners disagreed about what form that tax should take The county is facing a budget gap of about $467,000 for 2020 with escalating deficits during the next four years. County Administration Phillip Smith-Hanes said several…
What is a ‘boatel’? County commissioners couldn’t tell you
A request to add boatels to Manatee County's land use code produced some confusion among Manatee County Commissioners on Thursday. What is it? several asked. The request was continued until Aug. 3.
Should Idaho F&G Commissioner Resign? [Poll]
The Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer went on a safari hunt and the pictures he took went viral. Now some people are calling for his resignation.
This is why 2,000 people showed up to a harbor commissioners meeting in San Pedro to discuss a...
The permit, a vote on which was postponed, would bring in equipment that could lead to automation at the L.A. port’s largest terminal. The terminal operator says the move will keep the compan…
Pac-12 Commissioner: Serious concerns with California law
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has expressed serious concerns about a new law that would allow college athletes in California to hire agents and be compensated for the use of their names or likenesses through endorsement deals or other money-making opportun
Multnomah Commissioners grilled auditors but not shelter management after an audit found problems had not been addressed more than two years after earlier review.
Former Marseilles commissioner questions hiring of marketing professional
Marseille Mayor Jim Hollenbeck is defending the hiring of marketing professional Michelle Turner for a salary of around $48,000 a year with no city benefits. Former City Commissioner Bob Davis told the city council Wednesday that it went about hiring Turner all wrong. Davis also objects to th
Shelby County Commissioners Budget-Cut Their Way to a Kumbaya
Provisional agreement on $1.1 billion for fiscal 2015-16 comes with unexpected ease; SCS, Sheriff’s Department, other divisions take a hit.
St. Joseph Commissioners Get Tax Abatement Tutorial
Tax abatements have been a bit of a hot topic at St. Joseph City Commission meetings in the past few months, with some commissioners expressing concern about whether offering such incentives for companies to expand or locate
Commissioner: prison staff met with inmate 10 minutes before he was found dead
FILE PHOTO (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (Harrisburg) -- Medical staff at a midstate prison met with an inmate just ten minutes before he was found dead Tuesday. But Dauphin County Commissioner Jeff Haste says Robert Wayne Goshorn gave no indication he was planning to kill himself. Haste, who is also head of the county prison board, says the 45-year-old Goshorn talked with medical staff earlier Tuesday morning…
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