- Written by Stacy Mize
- Category: County Council
Peru, IN – Miami County employees are set to get a 2% raise in 2019 now that a new budget has been approved by the Miami County Council. The Council met in regular session on Wednesday evening, October 10, 2018, in the G.A.R. room of the Miami County Courthouse. In this meeting, the Council also approved a $250,000.00 forgivable loan for Progress Rail from CREDIT economic development funds.
County Budget of $21,061,848.00 passed:
The total budget amount for 2018 is $21,061,848.00. County Councilman John Donaldson asked for the vote for the County Council budget to be approved separately. Upon voting for the County Council Budget, Mr. Donaldson voted no on the budget stating that he did not agree with the Council members receiving the 2% raise based on the "poor job" that the members did with the County Garage.