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Articles with the Tag: St. Ignatius Town Council

Neighborhood Watch offers engraver

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Neighborhood Watch is offering the use of an engraver for citizens to engrave valuable items that could be stolen. The engraver, donated by Town Councilman Daren Incashola, is available for checkout through the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center on 212 North Main. Neigh...

St. Ignatius skate park center of town council debate St. Ignatius skate park center of town council debate

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Town Council is split in opinion about whether or not there should be more stringent requirements for using the town’s skate park.  In an Oct. 7 town council meeting, Councilmember Roger Lemon suggested implementing enhanced safety measures for the town&rsq...

St. Ignatius Council proposes water, sewer rate increases

ST. IGNATIUS — St. Ignatius Town Council on Oct. 8 approved a proposed a 20 percent increase in water rates and 10 percent increase in sewer rates.  If it successfully makes it way through the public hearing process, the rate increase will be the first proposed by the town council in five years...

St. Ignatius leadership takes on crime

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Town Council voted Aug. 5 to implement a bike registry and considered raising fines for misdemeanors in an attempt to crack down a crime wave that officials said has gotten out of control.  The town has suffered a number of stolen bicycles, youth running amok, an...

St. Ignatius Town Council weighs police coverage options St. Ignatius Town Council weighs police coverage options

ST. IGNATIUS – The St. Ignatius Town Council will temporarily increase the hours of the town’s part-time police officer to have more coverage during the hiring process for a new chief.  The council’s decision came after three citizens voiced their concerns about lacking protection f...

St. Ignatius police chief resigns

ST. IGNATIUS — Police Chief Jeffrey Ferguson resigned June 3, after the St. Ignatius Town Council unanimously voted to advertise for a replacement chief in a city council meeting. Councilmembers said they wanted to select a candidate with leadership skills, experience, and an ability to integrate in...

Town disputes increasing water project costs

ST. IGNATIUS – Last week the St. Ignatius Town Council weighed legal options available to negotiate costs of a water improvement project that have ballooned tens of thousands of dollars beyond original estimates.  The most recent set of over-budget charges include nearly $50,000 in additional e...

Town disputes increasing water project costs

ST. IGNATIUS – Last week the St. Ignatius Town Council weighed legal options available to negotiate costs of a water improvement project that have ballooned tens of thousands of dollars beyond original estimates.  The most recent set of over-budget charges include nearly $50,000 in additional e...

Owner agrees to plea deal in dog attack

The dog that attacked St. Ignatius Police Chief Jeffrey Ferguson in March has been shipped out of state after its owner Jeremy Samsel agreed to a plea bargain last week, according to St. Ignatius City Attorney James Lapotka. The terms of the agreement tie up some, but not all loose ends caused by the atta...

Authorities mull vicious dog solution

  LAKE COUNTY — Residents and government authorities say some parts of Lake County are literally going to the dogs because of a network of non-uniform, unenforceable and lax laws that span jurisdictional boundaries.  While a string of animal control problems have intensified across the ...


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