The Washington Times-Herald

Community

April 26, 2014

Area Briefs

City Council meeting

Washington City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, 200 Harned Ave. Prior to the meeting, Mayor Wellman will swear in Matthew Stanley as police officer. Items included on the council agenda: introduction of an ordinance amending compensation of the city of Washington. The Board of Public Works and Safety will meet following the council meeting. Items included on the agenda: requests by residents on Mill Street and South Meridian Street to place “Autistic Child” sign in their neighborhoods; bids for demolition and removal of structures at S.E. Second Street; change order for Griffith Elementary Safe routes to School project.

Commissioners to meet Monday

Daviess County commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. Monday in the Commissioners’ Room at the courthouse. Items included on the agenda: request to close alley in Raglesville; utility permit; rail crossing closing.

Four Rivers board to meet Tuesday

Daviess/Martin Four Rivers board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Daviess County division conference room. The agenda will be posted at both offices in Washington and Loogootee.

Executive session for Loogootee

Loogootee school board has rescheduled its meeting. An executive session will be held at 4:45 p.m. and the open session will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the superintendent’s conference room.

Spring raffle at WC

Grand prize winner of the Washington Catholic spring raffle held Thursday was Robert Wilson of Washington. Second prize was won by Ted Tempel, third prize by Karie and Chad Craney, fourth prize by Carol and Bill Olsen, and fifth prize by Roger Boyd.

Hydrant flushing schedule

Sunday — Flush East Main Street, East South Street, East Van Trees Street from Meridian Street to N.E. 11th Street. This also includes S.W. Fourth Street from South Street to Oak Street and S.E. Seventh Street from South Street to Center Street.

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