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County commission keeps sports complex moving forward

Opponents of the location for a proposed Three Rivers sports complex addressed members of the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. Despite the concerns, members of the commission approved a resolution to keep the multi-field sports complex development moving forward. Commission chair Allen Balog said much of the opposition brought up at the meeting was about location. Balog, however, said …

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White Pigeon president to step down

Dan Czajkowski, longtime president for the village of White Pigeon, has announced he will seek a seat on the St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners. The 60-year-old Bronson native said he will step down after a 30-year tenure on the village council – including the past 14 as its president – in order to concentrate on his bid for the …

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Potential site named for new health clinic

A county-owned building is being targeted as the location of a new health clinic for low-income and indigent St. Joseph County residents. But at least one commissioner made clear he will not support a plan to pay for costs associated with remodeling the site. During last week’s county commission executive session, commissioners discussed a bid from Brussee/Brady Inc. of Three …

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County plans survey of future Burr Oak park

The St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday is expected to authorize a survey of the Plumb Lake property it plans to develop into a park in Burr Oak Township. County administrator Pat Yoder during last week’s county commission executive committee meeting said a state requirement calls for the property to be surveyed, with relevant data recorded with the …

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Commissioners to discuss CMHSAS Board

The validity of the Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services of St. Joseph County Board could become a topic of discussion by county commissioners this week. Commissioner Robin Baker inquired during Wednesday’s county commission executive committee meeting about interviews with prospective new members and reappointments of three current members. Baker said applicants to the CMHSAS Board need to be …

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County commission proposes amendments to sports complex agreement

Litigation regarding the proposed development of a multi-sports athletic complex in the Three Rivers area has forced county officials to make a few amendments to its facility agreement. During Wednesday’s county commission executive committee meeting, commissioners agreed to vote on the amendments at next week’s board meeting. County administrator Pat Yoder said time-sensitive dates had to be revised because of …

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