WARSAW — Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine came before the Kosciusko County Council on Thursday, April 13, requesting additional appropriations to pay for vehicle repairs for a deputy’s vehicle that had been driven off the road earlier this year.
Rovenstine explained the accident had occurred on one of the deputy’s first nights on duty. On Jan. 20, Deputy Sheriff Lou Mediano had been attempting to assist another officer with a report of a possibly intoxicated driver with a vehicle stuck in the mud. The deputy was on his way to assist with the incident, when his vehicle left the roadway in a curve at county roads 900S and 675W, near Loon Lake.
The council unanimously approved a motion to grant the sheriff’s department an additional $8,825 in appropriations for the vehicle repairs.
- The council unanimously approved a motion to grant additional appropriations to the Bell Memorial Library for $8,602.
- Joetta Mitchell requested a 2017 salary ordinance amendment for an employee transitioning from full-time to part-time. The council unanimously approved the request.
- The council unanimously approved a request for apply for an EMPG Competitive Grant for $27,360.