The council discussed a proposal for a one percent food and beverage tax on Monroe County restaurants Tuesday.
The exercise was precipitated in part by December’s school shooting in Connecticut and may represent a sea change in what disasters the district trains for.
Former food service employee Beth Ann Deckard allegedly took more than $8,000 from Jackson Creek Middle School.
John Myers is appealing his 2006 conviction of killing Indiana University student Jill Behrman.
Officials say they are cautiously optimistic there won’t be any backlash from INDOT for years of opposition to the road from county leaders.
The Monroe County Community Schools Corporation School Board met Wednesday to discuss changes it needs to make to comply with the Affordable Care Act.
Some county council members said using the taxes to upgrade the convention center was a top priority, but others questioned the benefits it would bring.
Monroe County’s Futures Family Planning Clinic aims to provide more privacy to patients.
The Monroe County Council is considering a proposal that would increase taxes on county businesses to pay for an expanded convention center.
Zombie subdivisions describe plots of land that a developer has built some infrastructure around, but aren’t complete because lots have not sold.