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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Flood funding may be available
Jay County residents may be able to apply for reimbursement for flood damage, but the channels such requests would go through and the source of potential funding haven’t been determined yet.
City moves money
The Portland City Council did some money managing Monday evening.
FR works toward paving
Fort Recovery is moving closer to seeing its street overlay project begin.
City to help with sewer
The City of Portland agreed Thursday to spend $20,000 and dedicate manpower to help alleviate flooding at Jay County Fairgrounds.
FR chooses Wagner
FORT RECOVERY — Wagner Paving will handle Fort Recovery’s street overlay project.
Dunkirk blight bids are opened
DUNKIRK — Bids were opened Monday to determine who will tear down the blighted homes in the city.
Council approves tax abatement
Green Valley Ranch LLC will receive a five-year, $10 million tax abatement.
Inman suggests added oversight
Departments and non-profits receiving county money may have to provide quarterly updates to the county commissioners about how it is being used.
FR reviews 2016 finances
FORT RECOVERY — The village’s general fund revenue next year is estimated at $1.124 million.
Say goodbye to the bindery
Residents will soon see the rubble of the former book bindery taken away.
Council will survey again
Jay County government employees will see a job survey coming their way in the near future.
Board OKs plans
Drainage plans for a major expansion at FCC Indiana were unanimously approved by the Jay County Drainage Board on Monday after being reviewed by Jay County Surveyor Brad Daniels.
Dunkirk to use planning grant
DUNKIRK — A grant from the Affordable Housing and Community Development Fund will soon be available for use in the city.
Plant will get upgrades
The Portland Board of Works approved paying more than $20,000 for improvements to the wastewater treatment plant, and also forgave a sewer tap fee at Jay County Fairgrounds.
Redkey fire station roof approved
The Redkey Fire Station will finally be getting a new roof.
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