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Shipshewana sees lower budget numbers

The Shipshewana Town Council held its public hearing for the town’s 2014 budget at their meeting Thursday evening. It was announced that the town’s 18 funds’ advertised budget total was $61,000 less than 2013.

No comments or questions were made concerning the budget. The council will vote on the budget at the October 24 meeting.

In other business:

The council approved a street closure request for the Fall Crafters Fair.

The board received an update on the TIF district for KZ and the Westview School District. The council was told that the town will have the option of starting a new project or allowing the TIF to expire, with money collect being returned to taxing entities within the district.

The town’s stop sign ordinance was approved to include stop signs at North Street, Morton Street and North Village Drive as work begins on the Morton Street extension.

The board approved work for the sewer plant flow meter and clarifier.