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Friday, March 23, 2018
  • Wind, water and $
    Wind energy, flood mitigation and budget control.
  • City will lease patcher
    The City of Portland will lease a new spray patcher instead of buying one outright in an effort to save money.
  • Trash cost won't increase
    FORT RECOVERY — Residents won’t see their bills for trash collection go up for at least another five years.
  • New procedure approved
    DUNKIRK — Repair, document, verify.
  • Commissioners grill Bradley
    County commissioners put Jay County Development Corporation executive director Bill Bradley on the hot seat Monday, grilling him for specifics on economic success stories.
  • City to join Main Street program
    Portland will soon be designated as a Main Street community through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. 
  • Board agrees to pay INDOT
    After initially tabling the decision three weeks ago, Portland Board of Works opted to pay almost $50,000 to Indiana Department of Transportation.
  • Robbins is ruled ineligible for ballot
    One of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for the District 33 seat in the Indiana House of Representatives has been knocked off the ballot, The Palladium-Item of Richmond reported Tuesday.
  • County plans to join suit
    Jay County Commissioners gave a tentative “thumbs up” Monday to joining a class action lawsuit against manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioids.
  • Grant program takes off
    It took three years, but a local recycling grant program has taken off.
  • Village balks at LED offer
    FORT RECOVERY — The village would be interested in switching all of its streetlights to LEDs, but not if it’s going to come with a cost increase.
  • Council forgoes consultant
    With the financial picture much stronger than it was just a few years ago, Jay County Council has decided to handle the 2019 budget process without assistance from a consultant.
  • Certified workers will get extra $$
    Street department employees who are certified pool operators or are a certified mosquito pesticide operator will be paid an additional $15 per pay period — at least for now.
  • Eyeing improvement
    A variety of improvements are planned for Portland in 2018.
  • Meetings likely in March
    Salamonie River flood control meetings with staff from the Army Corps of Engineers will begin in March, Portland Mayor Randy Geesaman told Jay County Commissioners Monday.
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The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
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