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Price named county council president

Jac Price was elected president of the LaGrange County Council at Monday’s meeting. He replaces Charles Ashcraft, who chose not to run for the office again.

    Mike Strawser will serve as vice president and County Auditor Kay Myers will serves as secretary of the board.

    Ashcraft was appointed as council liaison to the county health board. Council member Fred Brown will be the liaison with County Treasurer Vonda Akey.

    Strawser will also serve on the H-R committee and the health insurance committee.

    Council members voted unanimously to appoint Mike Helmkamp to the alcoholic beverage board. Commissioners appointed Winfred Jones to serve on this board and the Town of LaGrange appointed Keith Stanton as the third member.

    Debra Notestine from Springfield Township, who is a former Springfield Township Assessor and the holder of a Level II real estate designation, was appointed to the Property Tax Board of Appeals (PTBOA). County commissioners appointed Ron Martin to this board at their Jan. 3 meeting and will also appoint the third member of this board at their Jan. 17 meeting.