WARSAW — County voting machines will be getting updated after an approval of a transfer of funds by the Kosciusko County Council meeting on Thursday, March 9.
A total of $36,500 is being transferred from other funds in the budget to allow for the voting machine updates to occur. There was room in the budget to allow for the transfer because it is an off year for elections. The council unanimously approved a motion to approve the transfer.
Judge Joe Sutton came before the council asking for additional appropriations for jury fees. Sutton explained that the courts have already gone half way through their funds for jurors. Sutton said that they have based their budget on previous years. The council unanimously approved a motion to give additional appropriations for $12,000 for travel and jurors and $2,000 for food and supplies.
John McDaniel who was previously on the Lakeland Regional Sewer District board has recently resigned due to personal reasons. Paula Stinson was chosen to take over for McDaniel’s last remaining weeks and to serve for another four year term. The board approved a motion to acceptation the nomination.
During the meeting, Stinson stated she was excited to begin her time as a member. She noted where her interest to apply for the position stemmed from, “I have been an advocate for the of the sewer systems for the last 11 years,” said Stinson
- The commission unanimously approved a motion to approve an interpreter grant of the courts.
- The commission unanimously approved a request from Ed Rock to apply for an emergency management performance grant.