Investigators say Jacqueline Fitzgerald and Monica Durrett claimed inappropriate benefit payouts and carried insurance on ineligible dependents. Fitzgerald also allegedly received unauthorized bonuses and incentive pay.
Schneider Geospatial, a GIS specialty firm, does work with one county in every five across the U.S.
Ensuring the $572 million criminal justice center connects with the surrounding neighborhood and doesn’t sit isolated presents a big challenge for project planners and community leaders.
County officials are weighing whether to get moving on the $4 million final phase so it could be finished at the same time as the first.
The projects are coming up now because the city has six months left to take advantage of more than $30 million in a federal loan guarantee program that it was awarded in 2012 by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department.
Zach Adamson has proposed an ordinance that “requires the administration and operation of the county jail facilities be non-privatized.”
Hogsett called the condition of local roads “deplorable” and vowed to “return our streets to safe, passable condition.” Since Jan. 1., the city has received more than 12,000 repair requests for potholes.
Eight council Democrats and a clerk that Clay fired sought from Judge Thomas Carroll a temporary restraining order, alleging that council president Stephen Clay’s move to fire two key staff members was illegal and in retaliation for moves that could put his presidency in jeopardy.
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Republican Minority Leader Mike McQuillen said the decision by the council’s president, Stephen Clay, showed “we’ve basically seen the Democratic caucus fall apart in some regards.”
Five Democrats joined nine Republicans on the council to propel Stephen Clay over the finish line for the body’s top leadership post.
But it’s unclear whether some of the people prepaying will actually be able to claim the deduction, as the IRS has issued guidance that limits what qualifies.
Jeffrey Miller was charged Friday with three felony counts of child molesting after two 10-year-old girls told police he inappropriately touched and massaged them at his house.
Despite the overwhelming council support, many Republicans expressed concerns about the possibility that the budget is underfunded.
The proposal comes ahead of a settlement conference next week in a lawsuit filed by Common Cause and the local NAACP branch claiming discrimination due to the city’s relative lack of early-voting locations.
Members of the Madison County Council have asked the county administrator about the cost of shutting down the center in Anderson during the seven-month process.
The proposal, which council members are calling a "living wage," would apply to about 365 full-time, non-union city and county employees.
The Indianapolis mayor says his plan adds police officers, boosts infrastructure spending and raises pay for some city workers while providing the first structurally balanced budget in a decade.
An Indianapolis City-County Council committee on Tuesday night unanimously approved a resolution to issue $20 million in notes to pay for planning and design costs associated with building the new criminal justice center.