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Board of Public Works and Safety, October 27

October 23, 2014

The Board of Public Works and Safety will meet on October 27.

AGENDA

Board of Public Works and Safety
6:00 p.m.

• Call to Order, Roll Call

• Minutes for Approval
• Regular Session of the Board of Public Works and Safety Meeting of October 13, 2014

• Open Qualifications for US EPA Brownsfield Assessment Grant

• Reports
• Board Members – Mayor
• Department Heads
• Utility Superintendent:
• Building Commissioner
• Fire Chief
• Police Chief
• Street Superintendent

Worker injured in Warsaw forklift accident

October 23, 2014

WARSAW — A worker at a processing plant in Warsaw was injured in an accident this morning on the plant's loading docks.

According to a news release from the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, deputies and emergency personnel responded today at approximately 11:02 a.m. to the location of the Creighton Brothers Processing Plant, 6500 West Crystal Lake Road, Warsaw, in regards to a forklift accident. Officers were initially advised that an employee was pinned underneath a forklift near the loading-dock portion of the business.

One of accused murderer's victims had ties to Knox

October 22, 2014

KNOX/GARY — Police say an Indiana man has now definitively confessed to killing seven women whose bodies were found over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. One of those women previously lived in Knox.

Christine Williams is one of the seven victims identified by Gary police and tied to Darren Vann, 43.

Arrest made in Tippecanoe Valley School break-in

October 22, 2014

SOUTH BEND — Kosciusko County Deputies arrested a South Bend man involved with Monday’s early morning burglary of the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School.

Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the assistance of the Kosciusko County D.T.F. and South Bend Metro Special Operations Section, arrested Joseph Luis Stoll II, 30, South Bend, shortly before noon Tuesday. Stoll has preliminarily been charged with felony theft, along with felony burglary with intent, after allegedly breaking and entering into the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School yesterday.

Halloween fun at Plymouth's Haunted Grounds

October 22, 2014

PLYMOUTH — Things will be spooky tomorrow evening as Plymouth Park’s Department annual Haunted Grounds welcomes local families for some Halloween fun.

Many kid friendly activities are planned, including a hayride through the woods, a straw maze and a pumpkin picking patch.

The event takes place near the Freyman shelter near the tennis courts. The fun is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23. It is provided free of charge.

Want to know more about this? A detailed story is in today's Pilot News.

Information on missing man sought

October 22, 2014

MARSHALL COUNTY — Marshall County Police and a local mother are asking the public's help in locating 26-year-old Dylan Wade Bush.

Bush was last seen at his residence on Upas Road at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. He is described as a white male, weighing about 145 pounds and standing five feet, five inches in height. He has brown eyes and blond hair and a praying hands tattoo on the center of his back.

He is believed to be driving a green 1995 Chevy S10 with Indiana plates, TK449MPB.

If seen, please call Marshall County Police at 574-936-3187.

John Glenn School Board talks about balanced calendar option

October 22, 2014

WALKERTON – “I just want to discuss the ins and outs of going to this," John Glenn Schools superintendent Richard Reese told school board members Tuesday evening. "A balanced calendar is not year-round schooling. It’s a balanced approach with longer breaks along the way,”

This was one of the topics discussed at the meeting, and the one which prompted the most attention. No decisions were made or are expected any time soon.

With an example of a balanced school calendar provided by Triton Schools, which is also considering the change, board members considered what would change.

Senior Expo changes locations

October 21, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Senior Expo will be in full swing October 23 at Plymouth High School. From 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., community members can snack on food and goodies while having their inquiries answered.
For the last few years, the expo has been held at the LifePlex. But Jackie Wright, Director of the Marshall County Council on Aging, knew the location needed to be bigger this year.
“The expo has grown and due to the growth and the possibility for future expansion, we needed a larger venue,” said Wright.
The complete article with event details can be found in today's Pilot News.

Superintendent's contract is up

October 21, 2014

PLYMOUTH — The Plymouth School Board will hold a public hearing concerning the contract of the Superintendent prior to the regular meeting on November 4.
Patrons will be allowed to give testimony during the hearing scheduled for 6:30 P.M. in the Board Room located at 611 Berkley St.
The Board released a summary of the proposed contract that would be in effective from July 1, 2015 until June 30, 2019 for the extension of the contract with Daniel Tyree. According to the release, the compensation will be effective retroactively starting July 1, 2014.
Full article in today's Pilot News.

Kosciusko County Sheriff Department seeking information

October 21, 2014

Early Monday morning a break-in occurred at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School. Forced entry was made into the building where the intruder attempted to steal money, prescription medications, and musical instruments from secured areas. Damage was done to a few areas of the school, with the primary damage occurring in the office and nearby areas.

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