Meeting: Jasper Common Council

The Jasper Common Council met Wednesday and:

• Approved the Dubois County multi-hazard federal mitigation plan. The Dubois County Emergency Management Agency oversees the plan, and having it makes it easier to receive government help if a disaster occurs.

• Withdrew an ordinance regarding the speed limit on Portersville Road that would have potentially made the limit on the road a consistent 25 miles per hour from 36th Street to the city’s corporate boundary. It will be revisited once the new Jasper Elementary School is built.

• Approved changes to the salary ordinance that will change the pay frequency for council members from quarterly to weekly. Their pay will remain the same.

• Reappointed Kevin Manley as president pro tempore. He will preside over the council when Mayor Dean Vonderheide is absent.

• Appointed Nona Baker to replace Mayor Dean Vonderheide on the Jasper Public Library Board. She will serve a four-year term.

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