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County council approves additional appropriations


In a special meeting Monday morning, the LaGrange County Council approved some additional appropriations and tabled action on others until their August meeting.

    Approved was $11,000 for chip and seal projects at the county parks from the park non-reverting fund; $5,240 from the Adventure Bound Grant for use by the park dept.; $550,000 from the Rainy Day Fund to be used for technology improvements until such time as the money becomes available from the Tech Bond Issue; $53,235 from the Area No. 3 TIF District at Shipshewana for payment to Westview School Corporation; and up to $1.2 million of the Tech Bond issue.

    The $2.8 million appropriation request from the Major Moves Fund was tabled until the August meeting.