Archive - Jun 26, 2013 - News Article
Adams County Attorney Mark Burry presented to the county commissioners at their meeting on Monday the letter he has drafted to dissolve the county's agreement with Decatur's parks and recreation department, as the department will soon undergo major changes.
The commissioners approved the letter, emphasizing a need to meet with Mayor John Schultz, potentially to discuss a new agreement.
Berne City Council, during an informal discussion near the end of Monday evening's regularly-scheduled meeting, voted to direct its rate consultant to draft a two-phase increase in city sewage utility rates.
Jeffrey Rowe from Umbaugh and Associates, the city's rate consulting firm, earlier this month presented several rate options for city officials to consider in conjunction with a state-mandated upgrade to Berne's waste water plant.
This year's United Way of Adams County (UW) Stuff-A-Bus campaign was a major success, United Way officials said.
"This year surpassed previous years with literally hundreds of items being donated, giving a boost to our volunteer food banks that constantly run low on supplies needed to help area residents," said a statement from the agency.
Officials of United Way and the eight participating county food banks said they thanked everyone who participated.